ALMOST DONE: Page MP Kevin Hogan and Ballina MP Don Page at the start of the second stage of the Pacific Highway upgrade from Pimlico to Teven. The work is now almost finished.
ALMOST DONE: Page MP Kevin Hogan and Ballina MP Don Page at the start of the second stage of the Pacific Highway upgrade from Pimlico to Teven. The work is now almost finished. Marnie Johnston

New section of Pacific Highway to open this afternoon

WORK is almost complete on the second stage of the 2.3km Pimlico to Teven project as part of the Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade.

From 2pm today southbound traffic will be moved onto the new northbound Pacific Highway with one lane operating in each direction.

The completion of stage two will allow the final 1.3km of southbound lanes to be built on the Pacific Highway as part of stage three.

The upgrade map of the Teven to Pimlico section of the Pacific Highway.
The upgrade map of the Teven to Pimlico section of the Pacific Highway. Roads and Maritime Services

Project snapshot

  • Contractors: Leighton Contractors
  • Form of contract: Construct only
  • Start date of major construction: November 2013
  • Completion date: by mid 2016
  • Project value: $92 million

Night work will also take place on the Bruxner Highway for the upgrade tomorrow and next Wednesday, between 6pm and 6am, weather permitting.

Work to asphalt the Bruxner Highway near Teven Rd will be carried out with temporary lane closures in place during the work.

There will be some noise associated with the work and every effort will be made to minimise its impact.

Road users are advised to allow extra travel time, follow the direction of traffic controllers and keep to the reduced speed limits where in place.

Roads and Maritime thanks motorists for their patience while this important work is carried out.

For the latest traffic updates call 132 701, visit livetraffic.com or download the Live Traffic NSW app.



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