Temporary road closure at Richards Road

Published Friday, 30th August 2019

Roadworks outside Fairfield Showground and Richards Road.
Roadworks outside Fairfield Showground and Richards Road.

Richards Road will be temporarily closed between Smithfield and Winburndale roads for up to eight weeks from 4 September 2019 to allow it to be realigned with the Fairfield Showground entrance.

The works will create a safer signalised intersection with turning lanes and pedestrian crossings. They are part of the $16.4 million upgrade of Smithfield Road from Elizabeth Drive to Polding Street.

Signposted detours will be in place via Canley Vale Road and Bulls Road.

Road works are also currently taking place at Dunstan Street to Beavors Street and Elizabeth Drive.

When completed, Smithfield Road will cater for four lanes of traffic between Elizabeth Drive and Polding Street, reducing traffic congestion and improving one of Fairfield City’s busiest roads.

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