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State Significant Infrastructure


Great Western Highway Blackheath to Little Hartley

Blue Mountains, Lithgow City

Current Status: Exhibition

Interact with the stages for their names

  1. SEARs
  2. Prepare EIS
  3. Exhibition
  4. Collate Submissions
  5. Response to Submissions
  6. Assessment
  7. Recommendation
  8. Determination

An upgrade to the Great Western Highway between Blackheath and Little Hartley

Attachments & Resources

Notice of Exhibition (1)

SSD-SSI Exhibition and ReExhibition Advertisement_18012023

Application (4)

Great Western Highway, Blackheath to Little Hartley Scoping Report
Appendix B: Community Consultation Summary Report – corridor options
Appendix C: Blackheath Co-Design Committee: consultation process and outcomes report
Appendix D: Community Consultation Summary Report – route options

SEARs (1)

Issued SEARs_27082021_111343

EIS (49)

Compiled EIS chapters
Declaration and table of contents
Chapter 1 Introduction and background
Chapter 2 Strategic context
Chapter 3 Project alternatives and options
Chapter 4 Project description
Chapter 5 Construction
Chapter 6 Statutory context
Chapter 7 Community and stakeholder engagement
Chapter 8 Transport and traffic
Chapter 9 Air quality
Chapter 10 Human health
Chapter 11 Noise and vibration
Chapter 12 Biodiversity
Chapter 13 Groundwater and geology
Chapter 14 Surface water and flooding
Chapter 15 Soils and contamination
Chapter 16 Aboriginal heritage
Chapter 17 Non-Aboriginal heritage
Chapter 18 Landscape and visual
Chapter 19 Social impacts
Chapter 20 Business, land use and property
Chapter 21 Resource use and waste management
Chapter 22 Hazards and risk
Chapter 23 Sustainability, climate change
Chapter 24 Cumulative impacts
Chapter 25 Justification and conclusion
Chapter 26 References and terminology
Appendix A - Assessment requirements
Appendix B - Statutory compliance
Appendix C - Community engagement
Appendix D - Transport and traffic
Appendix E - Air Quality
Appendix F - Human health
Appendix G - Noise and vibration - Part 1
Appendix G - Noise and vibration - Part 2
Appendix H - Biodiversity - Part 1
Appendix H - Biodiversity - Part 2
Appendix I - Groundwater
Appendix J - Surface water and flooding
Appendix K - Contamination
Appendix L - Aboriginal heritage
Appendix M - Non-Aboriginal heritage
Appendix N - Urban design landscape & visual
Appendix O - Social
Appendix P - Economics and business
Appendix Q - Climate change and sustainability
Appendix R - Compilation of mitigation measures

Agency Advice (2)

OCSE - Letter and ACTAQ Expert Review
NSW Health - Chief Health Officer 120123

Project Details

Application Number
Assessment Type
State Significant Infrastructure
Development Type
Road transport facilities
Local Government Areas
Blue Mountains, Lithgow City
Exhibition Start-End Date

Contact Planner

Angela Stewart