Project

Richmond Bridge Duplication

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Richmond Bridge Duplication

The NSW and Federal Governments are jointly funding a duplication of the Richmond Bridge about 500 metres downstream of the existing bridge, alongside a range of traffic improvements.

The preferred option includes:

  • bypasses of Richmond and North Richmond town centres including a new two lane bridge over the Hawkesbury River
  • six intersection improvements
  • Upgrades to Londonderry Road and the Driftway, and
  • a new active transport connection between Richmond and North Richmond.

 

Key Dates

Apr 2019 Project Announced

Funding contributions

Federal Government
NSW Government

PROJECT HISTORY

Apr 2019 The Federal Government committed $200 million to the project, with the expectation the NSW would commit $50 million.
Sep 2019 The NSW Government committed $50 million towards the project.
Jun 2021 The Federal and NSW Governments committed additional funding the the project, bringing the total project cost to $500 million. Additional funding comprised $200 million from the Federal Government and $50 million from the NSW Government.
Estimated Total Cost
(2021)
Sector
Road
Procurement approach
Traditional Procurement |
Location
New South Wales |
Resources
Media releases
07/06/2021