WCX M5 – St Peters Interchange Active Transport Works-Sydenham Stn Cycleway

  • Project address: Burrows Ave & George St, Sydenham
  • Objective:

Inner West Council has been requested to deliver 2 walking-cycling projects around the M5 Westconnex interchange at St Peters on behalf of RMS & Westconnex. The provision of upgraded walking and cycling facilities within 1,000 metres of the St Peters lnterchange is a condition of consent for the WestConnex New M5 project.

The aims of the project were to identify pedestrian and cycle facilities that are to be provided by Westconnex as part of the State Significant Infrastructure for M5 interchange works.

  • Project Description:

A separated cycleway on Burrows Rd near Sydenham Station as well as traffic calming on Henry St Sydenham and improved crossings at Unwin’s Bridge linking with the existing L8 and L13 bike routes from the Marrickville Bicycle Strategy is being designed and to be constructed

The Sydenham connection; a South west connection at Princes Highway has limited connectivity to the surrounding network and is a current gap in the proposed network.

The proposed route starts at Mary St/Princes Hwy then follows;

  • Bakers Ln
  • Grove St
  • Henry St
  • George St
  • Ends at Burrows Ave, near Sydenham Station.
  • Progress:

- Detailed Design is 95%  

- Waiting for Traffic Lights approval

-Once the detailed design is complete, construction tender is proposed for Feb 2023

- Construction is planned to be completed by Aug 2023 (subject to COVID-19 restrictions, TfNSW approval)

  • Prework Photos

   Sydenham station East Side Pavement

Sydenham station East Side Pavement2

Sydenham station West Side Pavement

  • Concept Diagram & Plan:
 sydenham station plan

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Page last updated: 09 Nov 2022