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Changed traffic conditions and night work for Woolgoolga to Ballina upgrade

Changed traffic conditions continue this week on the Pacific Highway to progress the Woolgoolga to Ballina upgrade.

Motorists travelling south on the Pacific Highway will be switched onto the northbound carriageway of the existing Pacific Highway, Glenugie on Monday 27 August. This work is expected to be completed in one day, weather permitting, with traffic control and a reduced speed limit between 7am and 6pm.

A planned traffic change on the Pacific Highway, Glenugie has been postponed to Tuesday 28 August. From Tuesday, motorists travelling north on the Pacific Highway will be switched onto the southbound carriageway of the existing Pacific Highway between between Old Pacific Highway (north) and Old Pacific Highway (south), Glenugie. This change will be in place until early 2019. Traffic control and a reduced speed limit will be in place and motorists can expect minor delays.

Motorists can expect a reduced speed limit in both directions on the Pacific Highway, Devils Pulpit for two days from Wednesday 29 August. Vegetation removal will be carried out near the highway between 7am and 6pm.

Work will be carried out on the Pacific Highway between Old Pacific Highway (north) and Old Pacific Highway (south), Glenugie on Thursday 30 August.

Additional changes to local roads

Work will be carried out on Jacky Bulbin Road, Jacky Bulbin Flat from Monday 27 August to spray seal the road surface and install signage. Work will be carried out between 7am and 6pm and there will be a lane closure with traffic control to direct motorists.

Controlled blasting will be carried out at the Gibsons borrow site, Bagotville on Tuesday 28 August. Traffic will be stopped on Old Bagotville Road in both directions while controlled blasting takes place. Motorists may experience short delays while travelling in this area.

Traffic has been diverted onto the completed overpass bridge on Wooli Road, Pillar Valley. There will continue to be a reduced speed limit and traffic control in place during construction hours.

Oversize and over mass deliveries are continuing as the project team moves more than 8500 large concrete pieces from precast yards in Macksville, Coffs Harbour and Brisbane to site. Motorists can see where the trucks are travelling by using the project team’s PAC real time delivery map at rms.nsw.gov.au/w2b.

For the safety of workers and motorists, reduced speed limits and traffic control will be in place on the highway, local roads and access roads.

Motorists are advised to plan ahead, drive to the conditions and follow the direction of signs and traffic control as short delays are expected at most locations.

Roads and Maritime thanks the community for its patience while work on the upgrade is carried out.

For the latest traffic updates visit www.livetraffic.com, download the Live Traffic NSW App or call 132 701.

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