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This week as part of the Woolgoolga to Ballina Upgrade

Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions on the Pacific Highway on Wardell Road at Wardell on Wednesday 28 June for utility relocation work being carried out as part of the upgrade. Line marking will continue on a newly resurfaced section of the highway near Jackybulbin Road at Tabbimoble between 6pm and 6am from Monday 26 to Wednesday 28 June. The speed limit will be reduced to 80 km/h for the safety of workers and motorists during this work. Work on a link to a new site access point to Mororo Road will be carried out on Wednesday 28 June. Similar work will be carried out until Friday 30 June at Chatsworth Road and Fischers Lane at Chatsworth Island. Preparations for motorists to use the temporary northbound ramp at Yamba interchange will be carried out between 7pm and 6am to Friday 30 June. Traffic control and a reduced speed limit will be in place on the ramp with minimal impact for highway traffic. Motorists are expected to start using the new northbound ramp at the interchange from Wednesday 28 June and the southbound ramp from Thursday 29 June, weather permitting. For the safety of workers and motorists reduced speed limits and traffic control may be in place on the highway, local roads and access roads, where haulage along the project route is taking place or deliveries to the project site are required. Delays of up to five minutes can be expected at most locations and all work is carried out weather permitting. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions and follow the directions of signs and traffic control. Roads and Maritime Services thanks the community for its patience while work on the upgrade is carried out. For the latest traffic updates call 132 701, visit or download the Live Traffic NSW App.