RTA warning alerts motorists

THE RTA is warning motorists about changed traffic conditions on the Pacific Highway this week as the Sapphire to Woolgoolga upgrade surges ahead.

Between Korora and Emerald Beach from today until Thursday between 9.30am and 2.30pm, clearing of vegetation next to the highway and installation of concrete traffic barriers will be carried out.

From today until Friday between 7am and 4.30pm a short length of one northbound lane at Sapphire will be closed for trucks to access the work site.

A speed reduction will also be in place near Bucca Rd to allow trucks to access the site and shoulder widening works to be carried out between 7am and 4.30pm.

Today and tomorrow between 7am and 6pm, Hoys Rd north of Old Bucca Rd will be closed to traffic to allow road surfacing to be carried out.

Hoys Rd traffic will be detoured south to the southern intersection of Hoys Rd and the Pacific Highway.

Between Emerald Beach and Woolgoolga tomorrow and Wednesday, between 9.30am and 2.30pm, installation of concrete traffic barriers will be carried out.

From today to Saturday a short length of the northbound highway near Fiddaman Rd will have a speed reduction in place for trucks to access the work site between 7am and 4.30pm.

“Traffic management and a reduced speed limit will be in place across the project where required to ensure the safety of workers, motorists and pedestrians,” an RTA spokesman said.

“Motorists may experience delays and stops while this work is being carried out and motorists are asked to drive safely through work sites and observe all speed limits.”

For more information on the Sapphire to Woolgoolga upgrade phone 1800 636 363.

For information about traffic conditions, motorists should contact the Transport Management Centre on 132 701.



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