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.

ANZAC Day

Saturday 22 April 2017 (4pm to 7pm)

  • Memorial Drive, The Hill/Bar Beach, between Parkway Avenue and High Street
  • High Street, The Hill, between Memorial Drive and Anzac Parade
  • The Terrace, The Hill, between High Street and York Drive

Monday 24 April 2017 (10am to 11am)

  • Scott Street, Newcastle, between Wolfe Street and Brown Street
  • Hunter Street, Newcastle, between Wolfe Street and Merewether Street
  • King Street, Newcastle, between Newcommen Street and Auckland Street
  • Darby Street, Newcastle, between Hunter Street and Laman Street

Tuesday 25 April 2017 (4am to 8am

  • Horseshoe Beach Road and Pasha Way, Newcastle East, including adjacent parking areas
  • Wharf Road, Newcastle East, between Argyle Street and Nobbys Road

4am to 6am

  • Nobbys Road, Newcastle East, between Wharf Road and Stevenson Place
  • Fort Drive, Newcastle East, between Nobbys Road and Parnell Place

8am to 1pm

  •  King Street, Newcastle, between Darby Street and Auckland Street

8am to 10am

  • Scott Street, Newcastle, between Newcommen Street and Brown Street
  • Hunter Street, Newcastle, between Newcommen Street and Merewether Street
  • King Street, Newcastle, between Newcommen Street and Auckland Street
  • Darby Street, Newcastle, between Hunter Street and Laman Street
  • Auckland Street, Newcastle, between King Street and Laman Street

4am to 8am

  • Mitchell Street, Merewether, between Berner Street and Lingard Street
  • Robert Street, Merewether, between Mitchell Street and Frederick Street

4am to 10am

  • Mitchell Street, Stockton, between Prembroke Street and Monmouth Street
  • Hereford Street, Stockton, between Mitchell Street and Dunbar Street.
 

Temporary Road Closure – Unnamed laneway Wickham

A section of the unnamed laneway, locally known as Lee Terrace, between Union Street and Hannell Street Wickham will be closed to vehicular traffic from 7am Tuesday 18 April 2017 to 4pm Friday 21 April 2017.  Limited resident access will be available.  The road closure will facilitate completion of electrical underground duct work.

Watkins Street, Merewether

The one-way southbound section of Watkins Street, Merewether, will be closed between Patrick and Buchanan for around two months from Thursday 2 February 2017 to allow for road reconstruction, new drainage and pedestrian facility improvements.

 
To access Watkins south of Helen Street, vehicles travelling along Patrick Street to Merewether will have to take Frederick and Helen.  Council will make every effort to minimise disruptions to traffic, businesses and residents while the work is carried out.

Shortland Esplanade, Newcastle

Shortland Esplanade in Newcastle East will close between Ocean Street and Watt Street from Monday 6 March to allow for the upgrade of the southern section of Shortland Esplanade. At this time Shortland Esplanade will also become one-way northbound between Ocean Street and Zaara Street.
 
Traffic heading south on Shortland Esplanade from Nobbys will be directed onto Zaara Street. Pedestrian access along the western footpath of Shortland Esplanade will be maintained between Ocean Street and Watt Street, as directed by onsite signage.
 
Full vehicle access will be restored as soon as possible, but the closure is expected to last up to six months. Resident access will be maintained during this period. More information.

Road Rehabilitation and Resurfacing

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