Updated | RMS confirms further parking restrictions for several sections of Kingsway at Caringbah

Update

New parking restrictions will be introduced this month on several sections of Kingsway between Sutherland Hospital and the Caringbah shopping strip.

Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has not made any changes to proposed changes it released for community comment in April.

The proposed parking changes have been confirmed and will take effect from July 22-23. Picture: supplied

The proposed parking changes have been confirmed and will take effect from July 22-23. Picture: supplied

The changes will come into effect when new parking signs and posts are installed on Monday, July 22 and Tuesday, July 23, weather permitting.

The biggest change will see No Parking zones established on both sides of Kingsway, outside Sutherland Hospital and Kareena Private Hospital, between 6am-10am and 3pm-7pm.

At present, the restriction applies on the northern side of Kingsway in the morning peak and on the southern side in the evening peak.

Six parking spaces will be removed east bound on Kingsway between Chamberlain Avenue and Taren Point Road.

Existing restrictions on the west-bound side of Kingsway between Willarong Road and Taren Point Road will be extended on weekends.

State MPs Mark Speakman and Eleni Petinos said in a statement the changes were "designed to keep traffic flowing and improve efficiency by making more lanes available, especially during the busy weekday peak periods".

"The parking changes are not expected to have a major impact on residential parking," the MPs said.

"Many residents in the area have off-street parking and the changes will help deliver consistent driving conditions.

"The clearway hours are when traffic is busiest and the road is most congested.

"They also are consistent with the existing clearway that was installed last year along Taren Point Road."

Residents who raised concerns about the impact on garbage collection were told council vehicles were permitted to collect waste in a No Parking zone.

Earlier story - April 11, 2019

Street parking outside Sutherland Hospital will become even scarcer under proposed changes.

Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) wants to introduce No Parking on both sides of Kingsway from 6am-10am and 3pm-7pm.

At present, the restriction applies on the northern side of Kingsway in the morning peak and on the southern side in the evening peak.

In addition, six parking spaces would be completely removed to create a 24-hour No Stopping zone on the northern side of Kingsway between Chamberlain Avenue and Taren Point Road.

No Parking would also be introduced in the morning peak, east of the Taren Point Road / Kingsway intersection.

At present, the restriction applies only in the evening peak.

The proposed changes are detailed in a map released by RMS.

Shire MPs Mark Speakman and Eleni Petinos invited feedback from the community "on plans to improve pedestrian safety and reduce travel time for motorists around the intersection of Kingsway and Taren Point Road at Caringbah".

"The proposal is expected to reduce the number of rear end crashes at the busy intersection, and improve efficiency by making more lanes available, especially during the busy weekday peaks and for northbound traffic on weekends during peak times," the MPs said in a statement.

The MPs said the proposed changes would "help deliver consistent driving conditions for motorists".

"The parking changes are not expected to have a major impact on local residential parking as many residents in the area have off-street parking," the statement said.

"Residents and the local community are invited to get in touch with any questions or concerns.

"All feedback will be considered and Roads and Maritime will continue to keep the community informed as the proposal progresses."

Contact: NetworkSydney.south@rms.nsw.gov.au, call 0429 127 648 or write to PO Box 973 Parramatta NSW 2124.