Road to explode on Wednesday
ROADS and Maritime Services (RMS) is advising motorists of changed traffic conditions this week for the Sapphire to Woolgoolga Pacific Highway upgrade.
Highway closure for controlled blast - Graham Drive South, Sandy Beach
A controlled blast is required to break up rock in a cutting at Graham Drive south at Sandy Beach on the upgrade section.
One controlled blast is expected to occur on Wednesday between 1pm and 1.30pm, weather permitting.
The Pacific Highway in both directions will be stopped for up to 10 minutes while the blast is carried out.
Traffic management will be in place to ensure the safety of the community, workers, motorists and pedestrians.
Traffic switch, Killara Avenue, Moonee Beach
On Wednesday, Killara Avenue (access road to Heritage Park Estate) traffic will be switched to a temporary sidetrack, weather permitting.
The sidetrack will operate under similar traffic control arrangements to which are currently in place.
Speed limit reductions and short delays
Temporary speed limit reductions and short delays may be experienced at the following sites to allow trucks to access the work site, concrete traffic barrier adjustments, bridgeworks over the highway and for work next to the highway:
Sapphire to Emerald Beach
Monday to Friday between 7am and 4.30pm near Campbells Close, Sapphire
Monday to Friday between 9.30am and 5pm for southbound traffic between Bucca Road and Cunninghams Creek, Moonee Beach
Saturday between 8am and 6pm at Moonee Beach Road, Moonee Beach
Emerald Beach to Woolgoolga
Monday to Friday between 9.30am and 5pm from Diamond Head Drive overbridge, Sandy Beach to near Fiddaman Road, Emerald Beach
Woolgoolga to Arrawarra
Monday to Friday between 7.30am and 4.30pm near Arrawarra Beach Road, Arrawarra
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.
For more information on traffic conditions, contact the Transport Management Centre on 132 701 or visit www.livetraffic.com.