Vol-2B App-G Traffic-and-Transport

Chapter: Vol 1B Chapter 09 Traffic and transport

Appendix Vol 2B App G Traffic and Transport

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Section Pages
  Glossary of terms and abbreviations i
  Executive summary v
1.0 Introduction 1
1.1 Overview of WestConnex 1
1.2 Overview of the project 2
1.3 Project location 4
1.4 Secretary’s environmental assessment requirements 6
1.5 Study area 7
1.6 Report structure 7
2.0 The project 11
2.1 Project objectives 11
2.2 Project features 11
2.3 Construction activities 13
3.0 Strategic transport context 15
3.1 Appreciation of the strategic context 15
3.2 Regional transport movement – general traffic 16
3.3 Regional transport movement – freight traffic 20
3.4 Transport policy and plans 22
4.0 Assessment methodology 29
4.1 Traffic forecasting and modelling process 29
5.0 Existing traffic and transport environment 41
5.1 Route description 41
5.2 M5 East Motorway corridor 41
5.3 St Peters and surrounds 52
6.0 Existing road network performance 67
6.1 Assessment criteria 67
6.2 Operational performance – M5 Motorway corridor 69
6.3 Operational performance – St Peters and surrounds 75
7.0 Construction impacts 83
7.1 Overview of construction activities 83
7.2 Key assumptions 101
7.3 Western and Bexley Road surface works construction compounds 101
7.4 Arncliffe surface works 149
7.5 St Peters interchange construction compounds 162
7.6 Construction worker car parking facilities 192
7.7 Construction haulage 193
7.8 Cumulative construction impacts 202
7.9 Construction traffic management 207
8.0 Future conditions without the project 209
8.1 Regional transport network 209
8.2 Operational performance – M5 Motorway corridor 209
8.3 Operational performance – St Peters and surrounds 212
9.0 Future year traffic volumes and patterns 221
9.1 Introduction 221
9.2 Screenline analysis 221
10.0 Future conditions with the project 235
10.1 Regional transport network 235
10.2 Operational performance – M5 Motorway corridor 236
10.3 Operational performance – St Peters and surrounds 243
10.4 Fulfilment of project objectives 268
11.0 Management of impacts 269
11.1 Construction 269
11.2 Operation 270
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