The Smithfield Road Upgrade Project included a range of modifications to Smithfield Road, from Elizabeth Drive to the Polding Street / Cumberland Highway intersection. The 5km length of roadworks aimed to improve traffic flow by widening Smithfield Road to two lanes of traffic in each direction. The project included a range of works in order of priority as shown in the sections below:
• Priority 1 Package 1: Elizabeth Drive/ Smithfield Road Intersection upgrade.
•Priority 1 Package 4: Re-align Richards Road with the entrance to Fairfield Showground.
• Priority 2 Package 5: Road widening south of the intersection with Dunstan Street and upgrade at the intersection of Dunstan Street.
• Priority 2 Package 5: Upgrade of Smithfield Road intersections at Beavors Street and Berry Street.