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Traffic incidents since midnight: 1
Roadworks to avoid: 15
New roadworks this week: 1
Roadworks projects to be completed in the next 30 days:

Traffic incidents by suburb (most recently updated items are listed first):
Tarro
Crash (2 cars)
Affected street: New England Highway near 1km west of Hexham Bridge
Alert created at 10.56am, January 15. Last updated at 10.56am, January 15.
Advice: Exercise caution.

Maryland
Covid(-19 Border Control)
Affected street: Thulimbah Road near Queensland border
Alert created at 2.09am, July 23. Last updated at 1.27am, January 15.
Advice: Allow extra travel time. Plan your journey. Border control measures can change quickly with people intending to travel from NSW to Queensland advised to visit the covid19.qld.gov.au website for up to date information on those eligible to travel, those who must obtain a border declaration pass, those who must quarantine and those ineligible to cross the border.

Maryland
Covid(-19 Border Control)
Affected street: Summit Road near Queensland border
Alert created at 2.10am, July 23. Last updated at 1.27am, January 15.
Advice: Allow extra travel time. Plan your journey. Border control measures can change quickly with people intending to travel from NSW to Queensland advised to visit the covid19.qld.gov.au website for up to date information on those eligible to travel, those who must obtain a border declaration pass, those who must quarantine and those ineligible to cross the border.

Roadworks by suburb (most recently updated items are listed first):
Salt Ash
Scheduled roadwork
Affected street: Nelson Bay Road near Salt Ash
Alert created at 11.22am, January 6. Last updated at 8.40pm, January 14.
Ends: 6am, February 11
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Exercise caution. Single lane closures and intermittent stoppages will be in place, with traffic controllers on site to direct motorists. Primarily this week the work is at night but there may be some day work as well.

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Raymond Terrace
Scheduled roadwork (Bridge work)
Affected street: Pacific Highway near Richardson Road & Mount Hall Road bridges
Alert created at 6.09pm, November 4. Last updated at 10.26am, January 14.
Ends: 4.30am, February 18
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Exercise caution. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time.

Heddon Greta
Scheduled roadwork
Affected street: Main Road near Heddon Street
Alert created at 5.43pm, November 5. Last updated at 10.13am, January 14.
Ends: 12am, January 28
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) are required to contact the Works Supervisor Steve Hayes 0459 953 739 prior to travel. Vehicles over 3.1m wide use wide load bays provided and follow advice on signage. Traffic Switch lane width restrictions in place, 3.1m lanes and 1.2m shoulders through worksite. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time.

Telarah
Scheduled roadwork (Bridge work)
Affected street: New England Highway near Telarah rail bridge
Alert created at 10.21am, January 12. Last updated at 8.42pm, January 13.
Ends: 5am, February 1
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution; Check signage. Lane closures are expected during work hours and traffic control will be in place.

Denman
Scheduled roadwork (Road widening)
Affected street: Golden Highway near Duggans Road
Alert created at 9.56am, September 23. Last updated at 3.47pm, January 11.
Ends: 7pm, June 24
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Exercise caution. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. Oversize and/or overmass vehicles will be escorted through the worksite. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) are required to contact the works supervisor Mark Hornby 0436 437 866 (XMAS emergency contact)

Fennell Bay
Scheduled roadwork (Maintenance)
Affected street: Toronto Road near Macquarie Road
Alert created at 4.18pm, January 6. Last updated at 4.18pm, January 6.
Ends: 12am, February 6
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Allow extra travel time. Lane closures each night and occasionally during daytime. Traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists.

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Highfields
Scheduled roadwork (Intersection upgrade)
Affected street: City Road (Pacific Highway) near Kahibah Road
Alert created at 11.24am, December 22. Last updated at 11.01am, January 6.
Ends: 11pm, February 25
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Exercise caution. One ofThree southbound lanes will be closed between Brunker Rd and Northcott Dr. During night work either contraflow or alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place.

Wallaroo
Scheduled roadwork (Upgrade)
Affected street: Barton Highway near 16km north of ACT border
Alert created at 1.17am, January 22. Last updated at 3.39am, December 20.
Ends: 7pm, July 13
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution; Check signage. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time.

Rutherford
Scheduled roadwork
Affected street: New England Highway near Wollombi Road
Alert created at 8.05pm, September 21. Last updated at 1.10pm, December 7.
Ends: 6am, April 29
Advice: Reduce your speed. Exercise caution. Wollombi Rd is closed to traffic except residents until 14 April 2022.

Ravensworth
Scheduled roadwork (Bridge work)
Affected street: New England Highway on Liddell Deviation Bridge near Old New England Highway
Alert created at 2.53pm, July 15. Last updated at 10.22am, November 23.
Ends: 5am, March 30
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution; Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. The width of the bridge has been narrowed to 7m and will have a 1.4m height clearance until maintenance work is completed in December 2021. Restrictions will apply for oversize /or overmass (OSOM) vehicles. OSOM operators should contact Senior Project Engineer Mikhail Lyte on 0408 268 088 at leastFive days before travel to arrange alternative access. OSOM operators approaching the site during night work can contact Team Leader Brendon Bourke on 0457 562 689 for assistance to pass through safely.

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Lisarow
Changed traffic conditions (Road/lane widening)
Affected street: Pacific Highway near Parsons Road
Alert created at 2.35pm, April 16. Last updated at 1.18am, November 8.
Ends: 12am, January 31
Advice: Reduce your speed. Exercise caution; Check signage.

Abermain
Scheduled roadwork (Intersection upgrades)
Affected street: Cessnock Road near Orange Street
Alert created at 1.37pm, September 17. Last updated at 1.13am, November 8.
Ends: 5.30am, April 29
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution; Check signage. Lane closures and alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place.

Marks Point
Scheduled roadwork
Affected street: Pacific Highway near Thompson Street
Alert created at 12.54pm, October 26. Last updated at 12.54pm, October 26.
Ends: 3.30pm, June 30
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Exercise caution. Between 9:30am and 2:30pm weekdays: Lane closures will be in place. Night work may be occasionally required between 7pm and 5am Mon – Sun.

Merriwa
Scheduled roadwork
Affected street: Golden Hwy near Lawlers Lane
Alert created at 10.55am, October 21. Last updated at 10.55am, October 21.
Ends: 12am, March 31
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Reduce your speed. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time.

Buchanan
Scheduled roadwork
Affected street: John Renshaw Drive near Hunter Expressway
Alert created at 7.24pm, July 29. Last updated at 8.30pm, October 17.
Ends: 12am, January 31
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Exercise caution. During day work, shoulder closures can be expected. During night work, alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place.

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