The proposed Pacific Highway M1 Extension to Raymond Terrace would link the M1 to the Pacific Motorway. The project will be delivered through the two packages:
- Black Hill to Tomago Package (Southern Package), and
- Heatherbrae Bypass Package (Northern Package).
The Black Hill to Tomago Package includes:
- a 10-kilometre dual carriageway motorway link between the M1 Motorway at Beresfield and Tomago
- major interchanges at Black Hill, Tarro and Tomago, and
- construction of nine bridges including a Viaduct approximately 2.6 kilometres long across the Hunter River and floodplain.
|Sep 2021||EOIs Open|
|Oct 2021||ROIs Open|
|Nov 2021||ROIs Close|
|Oct 2022||EOIs Close|
|2024||Expected Construction Commencement|
|Jul 2028||Expected Construction Completion|
|Procuring Agency:||Transport for NSW|
The project will be delivered through a Design and Construct Contract.
|2004||The project's planning process commenced.|
|Nov 2020||The 2020-21 NSW Budget allocated $21.6 million to the M1 Extension to Raymond Terrace in FY2020-21.|
|Nov 2020||The NSW Government commenced a Market Interaction Process for the project, with registrations closing on 20 November. Transport for NSW will determine the project's procurement process, delivery contract model and packaging following this early market engagement.|
|Jun 2021||The NSW Government opened tenders for the provision of transaction management services, closing on 10 August.|
|Jun 2021||The NSW 2021-22 Budget allocated $349 million over the next four years to the project, including $28 million in FY2021-22. This is in addition to the $63 million already spent by the NSW Government, bringing their contribution to $412 million.|
|Jul 2021||The Environment Impact Statement for the project was placed on public exhibition, closing on 24 August.|
|Sep 2021||The NSW Government opened Expressions of Interest for the Black Hill to Tomago Package and Heatherbrae Bypass Package, closing on 22 October. The EOI notice confirmed the project will be delivered through two Design and Construct contracts.|
|Oct 2021||TfNSW opened Registrations of Interest for the Black Hill to Tomago and Heatherbrae Bypass packages, closing on 11 November.|