Three Orange intersections with a record of road accidents will be upgraded with $1.4 million funding, announced today.
Deputy premier John Barilaro announced $8.5 million in funding to improve the safety of central west roads.
The RMS will spend $4.9 million upgraded safety and wire barriers on the Mitchell Highway and other Orange district roads.
Cabonne Council will spend $2.7 million to work on roads in the Cabonne local government area.
Orange City Council plans to use its share of the funding to build :
- a new roundabout at the corner of Hill St and Matthews Ave.
- a new roundabout at the corner of McLachlan and March Streets, and
- new pedestrian platforms at the corner of Lords Place and Franklin Road
At each of the intersections, accident records show four people have been injured over the last five years.