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Upgrades to the Escort Means to assist enhance highway security between Orange and Parkes | Central Western Day by day

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New safety barriers and intersection upgrades are part of a $ 12 million package of upgrades to be rolled out to ensure more reliable journeys between Orange and Parkes. Work is currently underway along a 60-mile stretch of Escort Way and Henry Parkes Way, funded by the NSW government’s $ 822 million Safer Roads program. “We are investing even more money in the roads in the bush on which the communities depend, which means a safer and smoother journey for all,” said Minister for Regional Transport and Roads, Paul Toole. “This is about making life-saving improvements on the streets of Central West for safer trips to school, work and shops.” The NSW government is committed to building a safer, stronger regional NSW and the investments we invest in Projects like this under our Safer Roads program aim to reduce the loss of more than 1,500 lives and serious injuries on our roads prevent over a period of 15 years. “That’s 1,500 people who come home safely to their families because of this work.” MLC Sam Farraway stated that work on 10 projects along this route started last week, with the added bonus of supporting approximately 20 local jobs. “The projects include clear zone improvements, the installation and replacement of safety barriers and intersection upgrades at Mousehole Lane, Peabody Road, Rosamel Lane, Healeys Road, Lake Endeavor Road, Cooka Hills Road, Bindogundra Road, Hunts Crossing Road, Massurit Lane and Kamandra Lane. Said Mr. Farraway. “Work will also include removing vegetation along various sections of Henry Parkes Way and Escort Way to allow for shoulder expansion.” Parkes Council divided into two phases on behalf of Transport for NSW, the first phase will be completed in late June and the second in 2022. We rely on subscription income to support our journalism. If you are able, please subscribe here. If you are already a subscriber, thank you for your support.

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New safety barriers and intersection upgrades are part of a $ 12 million package of upgrades to be rolled out to ensure more reliable journeys between Orange and Parkes.

Work is currently underway along a 60-mile stretch of Escort Way and Henry Parkes Way, funded by the NSW government’s $ 822 million Safer Roads program.

“We are investing even more money in the roads in the bush on which the communities depend, which means a safer and smoother journey for all,” said Minister for Regional Transport and Roads, Paul Toole.

“This is about making life-saving improvements on the streets of Central West for safer trips to school, work and shops.

“The New South Wales government is committed to building a safer and stronger regional NSW. The investments we are making in projects like this through our Safer Roads program are expected to result in the loss of more than 1,500 lives and serious injuries on our roads over 15 years prevent years.

“That’s 1,500 people who come home safely to their families because of this work.”

MLC Sam Farraway stated that work on 10 projects along this route started last week, with the added bonus of supporting approximately 20 local jobs.

“The projects include clear zone improvements, the installation and replacement of safety barriers and intersection upgrades at Mousehole Lane, Peabody Road, Rosamel Lane, Healeys Road, Lake Endeavor Road, Cooka Hills Road, Bindogundra Road, Hunts Crossing Road, Massurit Lane and Kamandra Lane, said Mr. Farraway.

“The work will also include removing vegetation along various sections of the Henry Parkes Way and the Escort Way to allow for shoulder expansion.”

The projects will be divided into two phases carried out by Cabonna Council and Parkes Council on behalf of Transport for NSW. The first phase will be completed in late June and the second in 2022.

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