Changed traffic for upgrade

Caution is essential while negotiating Northern Beaches highway works this week.
Caution is essential while negotiating Northern Beaches highway works this week. TREVOR VEALE/ The

THE Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) is advising motorists of changed traffic conditions this week for the Sapphire to Woolgoolga Pacific Highway upgrade.

Speed limits will be reduced and short delays may be experienced at the following sites to allow trucks to access the work site, barrier installations, bridge building and for work next to the highway:

Korora to Emerald Beach

Wednesday between 9.30am and 2.30pm northbound near Campbells Close, Sapphire

Wednesday between 9.30am and 2.30pm near Gaudrons Road, Sapphire Beach and near Fiddaman Road, Emerald Beach

Emerald Beach to Woolgoolga

Weekdays between 9.30am and 6pm and Saturday between 8am and 1pm from Graham Drive southbound to near Fiddaman Road, Emerald Beach

From Wednesday to Friday between 9.30am and 4pm near Graham Drive South, Emerald Beach

On Saturday at Diamond Head Drive Overpass, Sandy Beach between 2pm and 6pm

Woolgoolga to Arrawarra

From Wednesday to Friday between 9.30am and 4pm and Saturday between 8am and 1pm near Arrawarra Beach Road, Arrawarra


On Thursday between 7pm and midnight near Smiths Road, Emerald Beach

Every attempt will be made to minimise noise generated by the work.

Wet weather may change work dates and times.

Traffic management and reduced speed limits will be in place where needed to ensure the safety of workers, motorists and other road users.

Motorists are advised to plan their journey, allow extra travel time and obey all signs.Saturday work will continue for another six months on the upgrade's new alignment.

For more information on traffic conditions, contact the Transport Management Centre on 132 701 or visit

Topics:  roads and maritime service sapphire to woolgoolga upgrade

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