NSW record $112.7 Bn in state budget

Infrastructure improvements

 

The budget’s infrastructure pipeline includes $76.7 billion set aside for transport projects across the state.

Roads highlights:

    • $4.1 billion over four years to plan the Western bypass, Harbour tunnel and Beaches Link
    • $2.3 billion over four years to upgrade the Princess Highway around Mt Ousley, Jervis Bay and Milton
    • $885 million over four years for improvements on the Newell Highway
    • $1.2 billion towards the completion of the M4-M5
    • $3.2 billion over four years to upgrade the Great Western Highway between Katoomba and Lithgow, and Kelso and Raglan
  • Public transport highlights:
    • $12.4 billion towards the Metro line linking Parramatta to Sydney
    • $5.1 billion towards the Metro City and South West between Chatswood and Bankstown
    • $8.4 billion to deliver the Sydney Metro to Western Sydney Airport
    • $218.9 million over the next seven years to support the state’s bus fleet to move to zero-emissions technology
    • $500 million to state’s fast rail project

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