Farrer Road Upgrade


Wagga Wagga City Council is undertaking a $6.4M project to widen and reconstruct the full length of Farrer Road.

The upgraded road will have the capability to service increased traffic flow resulting from the development of residential subdivisions, and growth of nearby educational institutions including Charles Sturt University and The Riverina Anglican College.

Additional turning lanes will be constructed outside The Riverina Anglican College and at Coolamon Road to improve traffic flow. The project includes tree removals, widening the road corridor and the relocation of a 1.6km high pressure gas main.

Impacts

As with all major infrastructure projects, there will


Wagga Wagga City Council is undertaking a $6.4M project to widen and reconstruct the full length of Farrer Road.

The upgraded road will have the capability to service increased traffic flow resulting from the development of residential subdivisions, and growth of nearby educational institutions including Charles Sturt University and The Riverina Anglican College.

Additional turning lanes will be constructed outside The Riverina Anglican College and at Coolamon Road to improve traffic flow. The project includes tree removals, widening the road corridor and the relocation of a 1.6km high pressure gas main.

Impacts

As with all major infrastructure projects, there will be some inconvenience to road users and pedestrians while the works are undertaken. This will include changed traffic conditions, traffic disruption, noise, dust and heavy vehicle movements.

To ensure the safety of all, motorists, cyclists and pedestrians are urged to follow the directions of traffic management staff and/or directional signage throughout the works.

Funding

This project is funded by Wagga Wagga City Council.

  • Farrer Road Stage 2 set for start

    2 months ago
    Farrerroadstage2news

    he second stage in the $6.4M widening and reconstruction of Farrer Road in Wagga will start on schedule early next week.

    Work on Stage 2 starts on Monday 3 February and will result in the closure of Sturrock Drive at the intersection of Farrer Road until the 20 March, weather permitting.

    Read the full Council News article on our website.

    he second stage in the $6.4M widening and reconstruction of Farrer Road in Wagga will start on schedule early next week.

    Work on Stage 2 starts on Monday 3 February and will result in the closure of Sturrock Drive at the intersection of Farrer Road until the 20 March, weather permitting.

    Read the full Council News article on our website.
  • Farrer Road Upgrade Timeline

    2 months ago
    Schedule map graphic hires

    Access and closures

    Stage 1

    Western access and exit: via Messenger Ave

    Eastern access and exit: via Coolamon Rd

    TRAC: entry and exit via Coolamon Rd/Farrer Rd only (driveway access to uniform shop)

    CSU: via Boorooma St

    Olympic Hwy and Estella: via Old Narrandera Rd and Pine Gully Rd, into Estella Rd into Boorooma

    Closed: Lindrum Way

    Open: Sturrock Dr/Whitten Ave/Kingsford Smith Rd


    Stage 2

    Western access and exit: via Lindrum Way

    Eastern access and exit: via Coolamon Rd

    TRAC: entry and exit via Boorooma St/Farrer Rd

    Closed: Sturrock Dr

    Open: Lindrum Way/Whitten Ave/Kingsford Smith Rd


    Stage 3

    Western access...

    Access and closures

    Stage 1

    Western access and exit: via Messenger Ave

    Eastern access and exit: via Coolamon Rd

    TRAC: entry and exit via Coolamon Rd/Farrer Rd only (driveway access to uniform shop)

    CSU: via Boorooma St

    Olympic Hwy and Estella: via Old Narrandera Rd and Pine Gully Rd, into Estella Rd into Boorooma

    Closed: Lindrum Way

    Open: Sturrock Dr/Whitten Ave/Kingsford Smith Rd


    Stage 2

    Western access and exit: via Lindrum Way

    Eastern access and exit: via Coolamon Rd

    TRAC: entry and exit via Boorooma St/Farrer Rd

    Closed: Sturrock Dr

    Open: Lindrum Way/Whitten Ave/Kingsford Smith Rd


    Stage 3

    Western access and exit: via Lindrum Way/Sturrock Dr

    Eastern access and exit: via Coolamon Rd

    Closed: Whitten Ave

    Open: Lindrum Way/Sturrock Dr/Kingsford Smith Rd


    Stage 4

    Western access and exit only: via Lindrum Way/Sturrock Dr/Whitten Ave

    Eastern access and exit: No access or exit

    Utilities 24-hour access

    Closed: Kingsford Smith Rd and the intersection Coolamon Rd and Farrer Rd

    Open: Lindrum Way/Sturrock Dr/Whitten Ave