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Road closures and disruptions

Find out what roads are closed for maintenance in the Port Stephens area.

Project road closures and maintenance

A small section of Old Swan Bay Road, between Cook Drive and Twelve Mile Creek Trail, is currently closed. A temporary road closure has been in place for some time however Council has now installed metal road closure signs and concrete jersey kerbs to prevent thoroughfare through the affected area. The current closure is for safety reasons and is designed to protect road users from potential future incidents.

Alternative access options are available via Pacific Highway and Swan Bay Road.

Council are currently working with multiple agencies including the NSW Rural Fire Service and Crown Lands in order to upgrade the road and bridge network in this area.

Dayworks will be from 6am to 6pm and nightworks from 7pm to 5am.

The road is open to all traffic between 5am to 6am and 6pm to 7pm.

See more about the works at Cabbage Tree Road here.

Transport for NSW will be conducting asphalt night works starting Thursday 23 June to Tuesday 28 June from 7pm to 5am (weather permitting). Works will be on Richardson Road between Adelaide Street and Benjamin Lee Drive.

There will be temporary traffic changes including lane closures and a 40km/h speed limit during work hours.

Road works will be commencing on Monday 27 June (weather pending).

To assist with construction, Eucalypt Drive will be closed to vehicles from Gan Gan Road (pedestrian and cycle access provided).

Access to Eucalypt Drive, Casuarina Close and Melaleuca Drive will be via Koala Place with the concrete access way between the cul de sac of Koala Place and Eucalypt Drive opened.

See more about the project and a map of works here.

Roadworks are commencing from Monday 4 July along Tanilba Road, Mallabula.

To facilitate safety for the contractor and the schedule for the works, the road will be closed along the length marked red below and implementing a detour as shown blue on the map below from 4 July to 7 October.

Tanilba Road Mallabula map, 27 June

The walkway between Soldiers Point Marina and Soldiers Point boat ramp carpark is closed due to subsidence as a result of the recent wet weather. The walkway will be closed for approximately one month to allow contractors to mobilise and carry out repairs.

Important road works information

For emergency closures, please visit our Disaster Dashboard.

How will night works affect you?

Road works involve the use of noise generating machinery. We make every effort to minimise noise by completing noisier activities earlier in the night and turn off machinery and vehicles when they are not in use.

Traffic changes

There can be temporary traffic changes to make sure that our work zones are safe.

Lane closures and a 40km/h speed limits are in place during work hours which may affect your travel times.

We ask that you please keep to speed limits and follow the direction of any traffic controllers and signs.

Live Traffic

For the latest traffic updates, you can call 132 701, visit Live Traffic NSW or download the Live Traffic NSW App.