Ocean Drive Duplication

Greenmeadows Drive

Dual lanes on Ocean Drive between Matthew Flinders Drive to Greenmeadows Drive, Port Macquarie are being planned.

Council is planning to upgrade around 3.4 kilometres of Ocean Drive from two lanes to four lanes between Matthew Flinders Drive to Greenmeadows Drive (South), Port Macquarie.

Council has received funds of $10 million from the NSW State Government, which will complete the design, environmental assessment and planning approval for this project and contribute to construction.


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The construction program is yet to be determined and is subject to further funding.

Please refer to the Updates tab below for progress updates and news regarding this project.

If you wish to be kept up to date with this project, please fill in your details in the Registering for Updates below.

Dual lanes on Ocean Drive between Matthew Flinders Drive to Greenmeadows Drive, Port Macquarie are being planned.

Council is planning to upgrade around 3.4 kilometres of Ocean Drive from two lanes to four lanes between Matthew Flinders Drive to Greenmeadows Drive (South), Port Macquarie.

Council has received funds of $10 million from the NSW State Government, which will complete the design, environmental assessment and planning approval for this project and contribute to construction.


Click image to expand

The construction program is yet to be determined and is subject to further funding.

Please refer to the Updates tab below for progress updates and news regarding this project.

If you wish to be kept up to date with this project, please fill in your details in the Registering for Updates below.

  • Engagement at Emerald Downs Community Centre

    3 months ago
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    Thank you to those who popped in to our two community engagement information sessions to chat with our Project Team.


    Thank you to those who popped in to our two community engagement information sessions to chat with our Project Team.


  • Information sessions for final design

    3 months ago

    Now that the final design phase of the project has been completed, Council has arranged information sessions to inform the community about the design. Residents and stakeholders are invited to attend drop in sessions to find out more about the final design for the project.

    Where:

    Emerald Downs Community Centre

    Corner of Ocean Drive and Emerald Drive Lower Level Lighthouse Plaza Shopping Centre Port Macquarie

    When:

    Thursday 25 May 2017: Drop in between 4pm and 7pm

    Saturday 27 May 2017: Drop in between 1pm and 4pm

    Please review the Ocean Drive Community Update for May for more information.

    Now that the final design phase of the project has been completed, Council has arranged information sessions to inform the community about the design. Residents and stakeholders are invited to attend drop in sessions to find out more about the final design for the project.

    Where:

    Emerald Downs Community Centre

    Corner of Ocean Drive and Emerald Drive Lower Level Lighthouse Plaza Shopping Centre Port Macquarie

    When:

    Thursday 25 May 2017: Drop in between 4pm and 7pm

    Saturday 27 May 2017: Drop in between 1pm and 4pm

    Please review the Ocean Drive Community Update for May for more information.

  • Ocean Drive Duplication Submissions Report July 2016

    3 months ago
    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council recently publicly displayed the Ocean Drive Duplication Review of Environmental Factors (REF). Council also held two Community Information Sessions in June 2016 to talk to the community and respond to questions in relation to the REF.

    Following this engagement, the Ocean Drive Duplication Submissions Report July 2016 has been compiled and this is now available for viewing, either by going to the document library or clicking on:

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council recently publicly displayed the Ocean Drive Duplication Review of Environmental Factors (REF). Council also held two Community Information Sessions in June 2016 to talk to the community and respond to questions in relation to the REF.

    Following this engagement, the Ocean Drive Duplication Submissions Report July 2016 has been compiled and this is now available for viewing, either by going to the document library or clicking on:

  • Review of Environmental Factors Report

    about 1 year ago

    Following a number of community engagement activities a Review of Environmental Factors (REF) has now been completed. This document assesses the potential impact of the project on the environment including flora, fauna, noise and heritage.

    Following a number of community engagement activities a Review of Environmental Factors (REF) has now been completed. This document assesses the potential impact of the project on the environment including flora, fauna, noise and heritage.
  • New Fact Sheets available

    over 1 year ago

    We have added three Fact Sheets - Traffic, Noise and Environment. These will provide further information that may be able to answer some of your questions.

    The Review of Environmental Factors (REF) will give more information on these topics and will be on exhibition later in the year and open for submissions for a four week period.

    We have added three Fact Sheets - Traffic, Noise and Environment. These will provide further information that may be able to answer some of your questions.

    The Review of Environmental Factors (REF) will give more information on these topics and will be on exhibition later in the year and open for submissions for a four week period.

  • SMEC appointed to undertake detailed design and preconstruction approvals

    over 1 year ago

    At the Ordinary Council meeting on 16 September 2015,SMEC were appointed the contract to undertake the detailed design and preconstruction approvals.This includes survey, geotechnical, traffic and environmental investigations.

    As part of this design, SMEC will undertake a number of community consultations commencing early in 2016. More information about these opportunities will be added to this site as details become available.


    At the Ordinary Council meeting on 16 September 2015,SMEC were appointed the contract to undertake the detailed design and preconstruction approvals.This includes survey, geotechnical, traffic and environmental investigations.

    As part of this design, SMEC will undertake a number of community consultations commencing early in 2016. More information about these opportunities will be added to this site as details become available.


  • Council to proceed with duplication of Ocean Drive

    almost 3 years ago

    In November 2013 the first community forum was held to discuss planned road works on Ocean Drive (Greenmeadows Drive to Matthew Flinders/Emerald Drive)

    After receiving a $10million grant from the State Government, Council is planning to continue the duplication of Ocean Drive between Greenmeadows Drive and Matthew Flinders/Emerald Drive.

    In addition to a community forum, Council engaged the Birpai Aboriginal Land Council, the Koala Preservation Society, the Lighthouse Plaza Shopping Centre and local residents and property owners along the route.

    In November 2013 the first community forum was held to discuss planned road works on Ocean Drive (Greenmeadows Drive to Matthew Flinders/Emerald Drive)

    After receiving a $10million grant from the State Government, Council is planning to continue the duplication of Ocean Drive between Greenmeadows Drive and Matthew Flinders/Emerald Drive.

    In addition to a community forum, Council engaged the Birpai Aboriginal Land Council, the Koala Preservation Society, the Lighthouse Plaza Shopping Centre and local residents and property owners along the route.
  • Community Forum

    over 2 years ago

    A community forum was held at Council Offices which gave community members a chance to see an overview of the planned project and an opportunity to comment on the draft layout.

    Where: Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Offices in Burrawan Street.

    When: Thursday 21 November, 2013 commencing 6.30pm


    A community forum was held at Council Offices which gave community members a chance to see an overview of the planned project and an opportunity to comment on the draft layout.

    Where: Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Offices in Burrawan Street.

    When: Thursday 21 November, 2013 commencing 6.30pm