Kemps Creek - Western Road closure from Monday 2 August 2021

As you are aware, current NSW Government guidelines require a mandatory pause on all construction within Greater Sydney until Saturday 31 July 2021. In response to this announcement, we will return to Western Road to continue the pipeline installation between Cross Street and Elizabeth Drive once the pause is lifted, or as soon as reasonably practicable.

Upcoming work - Western Road closure

To continue installation of the pipeline, we will need to implement a full closure of Western Road between Cross Street and Elizabeth Drive during the daytime. The work will take place for a period of up to 3 weeks between Monday 2 August and Saturday 21 August 2021, weather permitting and pending NSW Health Advice.

Traffic changes

A section of Western Road between Cross Street and Elizabeth Drive will be closed to traffic during our work hours. A detour will be in place via Elizabeth Drive, Devonshire Road and Cross Street. Please see the detour map. Local access to Overett Avenue will be maintained, however there may be some delays. Please allow extra time in planning your journey.

We will open one lane to traffic outside of our work hours on a stop-go arrangement using temporary traffic lights.

Our work hours

  • 7 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday
  • 8 am to 1 pm Saturday

We appreciate that this is a busy area and we thank the local community for their patience and cooperation while we deliver these essential works.

Sydney Water has a comprehensive process in place to ensure we are only conducting urgent works during this time - works that may cause harm to the community and environment if they are not carried out. Members of the public can rest easy knowing that Sydney Water's frontline crews are authorised to work safely to continue delivering these essential services for their communities.

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