Department of Main Roads (New South Wales)

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DMR date plaque on the Inglewood Bridge over the Lachlan River near Gunning

The New South Wales Department of Main Roads (DMR) was created in November 1932. The DMR undertook works across NSW; including maintenance of all major roads into Sydney and programs of road reconstruction, construction, upgrading and rerouting. The DMR was also responsible for many ferries and New South Wales bridges.[1]

In January 1989 of the Department of Main Roads, Department of Motor Transport, and the Traffic Authority were amalgamated into the Roads and Traffic Authority under the Transport Administration Act, No. 109, 1989 (NSW).

See also[edit]

Australian Roads portal


  1. ^ "Dudley Parker Paintings, Parkes". Heritage and conservation register. Roads and Traffic Authority. 30 March 2004. Retrieved 2008-05-09.