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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 to Sunday 17 November for the Woolgoolga to Ballina upgrade.

Heavy machinery will be moved on the Pacific Highway at Mororo for the next four days. Motorists can expect traffic control and short stoppages at times between 6.30am and 5pm.

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

Earthwork and asphalting are taking place for up to five days next to the Pacific Highway at Maclean. Motorists travelling south can expect a reduced speed limit of 60km/h between 6am and 6pm.

Further south, work will be carried out for the next five days next to the Pacific Highway at Glenugie for asphalt work and the installation of drainage and guardrails. Southbound motorists can expect a reduced speed limit of 60km/h between 7am and 6pm.

From tonight, there will be five nights of work on the Pacific Highway between Tabbimoble and Woodburn to carry out road maintenance and excavation work. Motorists can expect lane closures and traffic control between 6pm and 6am.

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

From Wednesday, there will be three days of work on the Pacific Highway at Duck Creek to carry out asphalting. Northbound motorists can expect lane closures and short stoppages between 6am and 6pm.

Also from Wednesday, there will be up to two days of work near Bondi Hill Road at Tyndale to remove traffic barriers and carry out line marking. Motorists travelling south can expect a reduced speed limit of 60km/h and short stoppages between 6am and 6pm.

Additional changes to local roads

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

There will also be work for the next six days on Tuckombil Road, Woodburn to clear vegetation and install guardrails. Motorists can expect lane closures and traffic control between 6am and 6pm.

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 six days to install drainage and allow vehicles to access the project site. Motorists can expect lane closures and traffic control between 6am and 6pm.

Further south, there will be five days of work to clear vegetation and carry out 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 and a reduced speed limit of 40km/h between 6am and 6pm.

Traffic has been permanently moved onto the new overpass bridge at Chatsworth Road north. The old Mororo Bridge is temporarily closed while drainage is installed.

Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions and follow the direction of signs and traffic control. Transport for NSW thanks motorists for their patience during this time. For the latest traffic updates download the Live Traffic NSW App, visit livetraffic.com or call 132 701.

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