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Changed traffic conditions and night work for Woolgoolga to Ballina upgrade

Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions and night work on the Pacific Highway from Monday 4 November to Sunday 10 November for the Woolgoolga to Ballina upgrade.

From Monday, there will be four nights of work on the Pacific Highway at Devils Pulpit to carry out asphalting. Motorists can expect lane closures and traffic control between 6pm and 6am.

Also from Monday, there will be up to six nights of work on the Pacific Highway between Harwood and Chatsworth Island to carry out asphalting. Motorists can expect lane closures and traffic control between 6pm and 6am.

Further south from Monday, there will be five days of work next to the Pacific Highway at Glenugie to install drainage. Southbound motorists can expect a reduced speed limit of 60km/h between 7am and 6pm.

There will be short stoppages on the Pacific Highway at Broadwater for five days to allow vehicles to access the project site from Monday. Motorists can expect traffic control between 6.30am and 6pm.

From Tuesday, there will be five days of work next to the Pacific Highway at Maclean to carry out earthwork and asphalting. Motorists travelling south can expect a reduced speed limit of 60km/h between 6am and 6pm.

Heavy machinery will be moved on the Pacific Highway at Mororo, On Wednesday and Friday. Motorists can expect traffic control and short stoppages at times between 6am and 12pm.

Additional changes to local roads

From Monday, there will be five days of work on Thurgates Lane at Wardell to install drainage. Motorists can expect lanes closures, a reduced speed limit of 40km/h and short stoppages between 7am and 6pm.

Traffic control will be in place on McAndrews Lane at Pimlico for five days from Monday while pavement work is carried out. Motorists can expect lane closures, traffic control and short stoppages between 7am and 6pm.

Further south from Monday, there will be up to four days of work on the new bridge at Jubilee Street, Townsend. Motorists can expect lane closures, traffic control and increased stoppages to allow access to the site.

Temporary traffic lights will be in use on Broadwater-Evans Head Road as work continues on the future interchange. A reduced speed limit, one lane alternate arrangement and temporary traffic lights will be in place for about four weeks.

Traffic control will be in use on Woodburn-Evans Head Road, Woodburn from Monday for three days to install drainage. Motorists can expect lane closures and traffic control between 6am and 6pm.

This week, traffic will be permanently moved onto the new overpass bridge at Chatsworth Road north. The old Mororo Bridge will also be temporarily closed while drainage is installed. Access to the highway from Chatsworth Road north will be via the new overpass bridge and Carrolls Lane.

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