Tuesday, 21 June 2022

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes today announced more than $400 million has been secured in the NSW Budget to progress Pittwater’s major infrastructure projects.

The 2022/23 budget allocation represents a record investment in local education, road, transport and health initiatives and confirms the completion of Pittwater’s largest and most significant infrastructure projects.

Local funding highlights for 2022/23 include:

  • $340 million over the next 4 years to upgrade Mona Vale Road West. Work on the $250 million Mona Vale Road East project is expected to be completed within the next 12 months.
  • $11 million to continue upgrading Mona Vale Public School (total project cost $52.8 million).
  • $15.5 million to commence the upgrade of the Narrabeen Education Campus (total cost subject to tender).
  • $40 million for safety and capacity improvements on Wakehurst Parkway (total project cost $150 million over next 3 years).
  • $2.4 million for the construction of a dedicated pedestrian/cycling link between Newport Beach and Bilgola Beach.
  • $1.09 million for ongoing campus configuration improvements at Mona Vale Hospital.

 

“This is a record investment in Pittwater and enables our community’s largest infrastructure projects to be completed,” Rob Stokes said today.

“We’ve had great momentum over recent years and it’s exciting to build upon the major works already underway throughout our community.

“The Mona Vale Road Upgrade is the largest ever infrastructure investment in our community and this budget confirms the project will be completed in its entirety

“By supporting key infrastructure projects and local services we can grow our economy, create jobs and help boost our local businesses.

“This is a great budget for Pittwater and ensures the major funding that’s been flowing towards our community will continue,” Rob Stokes said.