Yallah-Marshall Mount: Warning over traffic nightmare for 25,000 new Dapto residents

Kate McIlwain
By Kate McIlwain
June 8 2018 - 6:30am
Rural no more: Landowners have been lobbying for their Marshall Mount-Yallah lots to be rezoned for housing and a town centre for years. Picture: Domain.

More than 25,000 new residents could move in to the southernmost part of West Dapto in coming years, creating a traffic and congestion nightmare unless the NSW Government intervenes.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For the past 11 years, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. In that time I've covered breaking news, education, politics, urban affairs, council, environment, data journalism and development news. More recently, I became the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents two years into a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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