Making our roads safer and more efficient

Published Tuesday, 2nd April 2019

Council will complete an additional $1.48 million program of road works this financial year, thanks to successful applications for Roads and Maritime Service (RMS) grants.

Council will complete an additional $1.48 million program of road works this financial year, thanks to successful applications for Roads and Maritime Service (RMS) grants.

This is in addition to the $12.5million Council is investing on upgrading 23kms of road and 10kms of kerb and gutter renewal this financial year. 

Fairfield City Mayor Frank Carbone said regional roads across our City, the main thoroughfares for residents and commuters, were targeted for the upgrades.

“Fairfield City Council constantly monitors our roads and listens to community concerns to identify and address issues to improve safety and traffic flow,” Mayor Carbone said.

“Investing in our roads is investing in the safety of Fairfield City residents and families.

“Our successful RMS applications provide another source of funding so we can do more works on top of our normal operating budget from rates and charges.

Roads renewed and upgraded under RMS funding this year include: 

• Canley Vale Road, Canley Vale residential areas and business district;

• Victoria Street, Wetherill Park; 

• North Liverpool Road, Bonnyrigg Heights; 

• Railway Parade, Canley Vale; and,

• Polding Street, Fairfield.