The M6 Motorway (previously F6 Extension) program of works is a proposed multi-lane road link that aims to provide better connectivity to Sydney’s south and will be delivered in three stages.
Stage 1 comprises an approximately four-kilometre continuous twin tunnel (north and south) which will connect the New M5 at Arncliffe to President Avenue at Kogarah. Key components include:
The approved project is State Significant Infrastructure (SSI) and has been declared Critical State Significant Infrastructure (CSSI). For further information on the SSI assessment process please visit our Major Projects website.
The Stage 1 Application was approved in December 2019.
The Department assessed the proposal based on consideration of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), the Response to Submissions Report for the EIS, the Preferred Infrastructure Report (PIR) and the Response to the Submissions Report on the PIR, all submissions and community feedback.
The project has been approved subject to conditions which address the issues raised by the community, councils and government agencies in their submissions. Conditions have been set to enhance public space, cycling and pedestrian connectivity, and to improve environmental outcomes, including:
Read the Ministerial media release for further details about the announcement: Green Light for M6 Stage 1 Motorway.
Thank you to everyone who made a submission – your feedback was an important part of the assessment process.
All documentation related to the Stage 1 application, including the EIS, PIR, community and agency submissions and the infrastructure approval is available on our Major Projects website.
To find out more about the M6 Extension Stage 1 you can also:
Source: Roads and Maritime Services
Page last updated: 24/02/2021