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Changed traffic conditions and night work for Woolgoolga to Ballina upgrade

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

Machinery and equipment will be transported across the Pacific Highway at Broadwater from Monday 3 September, for five days. Traffic control and a reduced speed limit will in place at times.

Bridge girders will be transported between Harwood and Mororo from Monday 3 September. Traffic control including police escorts will be in place during these deliveries, which will continue until November 2018.

There will be two nights of work on the Pacific Highway at Devils Pulpit from Monday 3 September. Work will be carried out between 6pm and 6am and will involve road maintenance and signage installation. There will be a reduced speed limit in place during construction hours.

A planned traffic switch on the Pacific Highway, Glenugie has been postponed to Tuesday 4 September. From Tuesday, motorists travelling north on the Pacific Highway will be moved onto the southbound carriageway between Old Pacific Highway north and Old Pacific Highway south. This traffic change will be in place until early 2019.

Additional changes to local roads

Local traffic will be diverted onto the new completed overpass bridges on Old Six Mile Lane and Avenue Road, Glenugie from Friday 7 September. A reduced speed limit and traffic control will remain between 7am and 6pm.

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

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, download the Live Traffic NSW App or call 132 701.