Road Closures

Council will make every effort to ensure disruptions to traffic, businesses, pedestrians and residents are minimised during works.

Temporary Road Closures

Council wishes to advise the following streets will be temporarily closed to vehicular traffic to conduct the event listed below. The closures are in accordance with Roads Act, 1993, Part 8, Division 1.

Corlette Street, Cooks Hill

Corlette Street, Cooks Hill will be closed northbound from Kemp Street to Parkway Avenue from Tuesday 9 January for drainage works.  Parkway Avenue at Corlette Street to Bruce Street will be closed westbound as a result. 

Fletcher Street, Adamstown

We're resurfacing Fletcher Street in Adamstown, from Bailey to Date streets, on Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 January. Partial road closures will be required from 7am to 4pm both days to facilitate this work. Traffic control will be in place and resident access will be maintained. Expect minor delays.

Newcastle Light Rail - work in progress

From Tuesday 12 September Hunter Street will be closed to traffic for the construction of the light rail. Footpaths will remain open. See Work in progress for the latest updates.

More information on Newcastle Light Rail and changes to the area is available on the  Revitalising Newcastle website or view  Newcastle Light Rail frequently asked questions (pdf).

To get in touch with the Precinct Managers, Business Advisor, or for general enquiries about the Newcastle Light Rail please call 1800 684 490 or email

Road Rehabilitation and Resurfacing

Due to Council road work minor traffic disruptions may be experienced at the following locations - find out more