$1.45 million project starts to improve safety on the Olympic Highway at Young
Member for Cootamundra, Katrina Hodgkinson has announced work starts this week on the Olympic Highway, six kilometres north of Young as part of a $1.45 million project to improve safety in the area.
“Work will be carried out to realign the curve of the road and improve the intersection with Apps Lane, to give motorists better visibility as they travel on to the highway,” Katrina said.
“Safety barriers will be installed along with improvements to the road surface to provide a smoother and safer journey for motorists.
“Additional signage and clearer line markings will also be placed along the road to provide better guidance for motorists regarding the road’s conditions.
Work will be carried out from Tuesday 26 April through to the end of June, weather permitting. Working hours will be 7 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday and 7 am to 1 pm Saturday.
Changed traffic conditions will be in place for the safety of workers and motorists including a reduced speed limit and traffic controls.
Roads and Maritime Services thanks motorists and the community for their patience as this important safety work is carried out.