Two previously announced vital transport and infrastructure projects had their funding confirmed in the May budget.
Firstly, upgrading the intersection of Homebush Bay Drive, Australia Avenue and Underwood Road. This NSW and Commonwealth funded project will ease congestion, increase safety, and improve travel times to Homebush and Sydney Olympic Park. $2.7 million has been allocated this financial year with a total of $97 million over the next four years.
And secondly, $26.2 million has been allocated to commence the detailed planning process and early enabling works for the delivery of a new bridge across the Parramatta River between Wentworth Point and Melrose Park as part of the construction of Parramatta Light Rail Stage 2. $372.5m has been committed over the next four years with a total of $602.4m reserved for the first stage of the process