Ben Franklin

Lismore to Bangalow road safety a priority

Wider road shoulders and new safety barriers are among the improvements being rolled out to deliver safer and smoother journeys for thousands of motorists who use Lismore to Bangalow Road each day, thanks to the NSW Nationals in the state government. NSW Nationals Member of the Legislative Council Ben Franklin said the $11 million safety…

Steph Cooke

Locals to help upgrade Newell Highway

Businesses in Narrandera, Grong Grong, Ardlethan and surrounding areas are being encouraged to help build overtaking lanes on the Newell Highway, as part of the NSW Nationals in the state government’s $500 million commitment to improve safety, reduce travel times and improve freight productivity along the highway. NSW Nationals Minister for Regional Transport and Roads…

Michael Johnsen

Road safety grants help to save lives

NSW Nationals Member for Upper Hunter Michael Johnsen has encouraged local groups to put forward their ideas for programs designed to improve road safety in their own community. Round six of the NSW Nationals in the state government’s Community Road Safety Grants program has recently opened, and aims to bring people with a passion and…

Maclean Interchange opens to traffic

The Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade is continuing its streak of openings with the Maclean interchange to fully open to traffic this week. NSW Nationals Member for Clarence and Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Roads and Infrastructure Chris Gulaptis said the new interchange would provide safe and quick access to the new motorway, and improved…

Rangari Road upgrade seals election promise

Work to seal Rangari Road will soon begin, delivering smoother, safer journeys between Manilla and Boggabri. Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson said the NSW Nationals in the state government were delivering on their election commitment with $9 million to upgrade and seal the remaining 19-kilometre section of Rangari Road on the back of community feedback.…