Urunga Bypass section of Pacific Highway upgrade off Martells Rd. Craig Hoggett
Urunga Bypass section of Pacific Highway upgrade off Martells Rd. Craig Hoggett Craig Hoggett

UPDATE: Highway speed limit reduced, temporary road closures

UPDATE: Improvements will be carried out for about the next fortnight at the intersection of the Pacific Highway and Norleys Lane at Tyndale.

The speed limit will be reduced to 60kmh and traffic controllers will be in place today and tomorrow. Motorists can expect delays of up to five minutes between 7am and 5pm.

Controlled blasting will be carried out today about two kilometres north of Sheehys Lane at Tyndale.

For the safety of workers and motorists all traffic on the Pacific Highway will be temporarily stopped during controlled blasting.

Motorists can expect delays of up to 10 minutes between 1pm and 3pm and are advised to plan travel around these times or allow extra time for their journeys.

Electronic message boards on the side of the highway will also be used to advise motorists of controlled blast times and traffic stoppages.

TUESDAY: Motorists can expect significant delays due to roadworks on the Pacfiic Highway at Tyndale in the coming days.

Controlled blasting works will take place at the village located between Grafton and Maclean on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.

Road closures in both directions of the Pacific Highway are scheduled from 1pm to 3pm on Wednesday.

An exclusion zone will be established around the blast site and traffic will be stopped to prevent access to the exclusion zone and ensure the blast can be conducted safely.

Motorists are advised to allow exta travel time and expect delays of up to 10 minutes.

Keep and eye on The Daily Examiner website for updates on the predicted heavy traffic during the school holidays.

Alternatively, motorists can use the Summerland Way between Grafton and Casino, or the Lawrence Road via Grafton and the Lawrence Ferry.

For the latest traffic information visit livetraffic.com or call 132 701.



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