Major Contract

New England Highway - Singleton Bypass

New England Highway - Singleton Bypass

The Singleton Bypass will include a new section of the New England highway west of Singleton that will reconnect to the existing highway past McDougalls Hill.

The new bypass will reduce congestion for Singleton, as the New England Highway currently functions as the main road through the town centre.


Key Dates

2023 Expected Construction Commencement
2026 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

Federal Government
NSW Government


Dec 2016 The preferred route of the bypass was announced.
Oct 2020 Federal funding of $560m was announced as part of the 2020-21 Budget. An additional $43 million was also allocated to the Bolivia Hill Upgrade.
Jan 2021 Transport for NSW announced the commencement of a Market Interaction Process that will involve registration, provision of documentation to eligible participants, a pre-recorded online briefing, and a submission process.
Apr 2021 Transport for NSW announced that a full interchange will be built at Putty Road.
Estimated Total Cost
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
New South Wales |
Government resources
Preferred route option