Road Closures

This page includes information regarding full road closures on major Council controlled local roads, full road closures which may affect or impact major roads, or full road closures on minor roads which are of extended duration. Partial road closures and footpath closures are not listed.

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

Please note that road closure applicants have a duty as part of the conditions of their permit to notify affected businesses and residents of the upcoming works usually at least two (2) business days prior to works commencing.

See “Related links” for road closure information from other sources concerning works not listed here.

Union Street and Grey Street, Wickham

Between Lindus Street and Bishopsgate Street

Full road closure of Union Street, for a concrete pour on a construction site, on Monday 15 August 2022 between the hours of 0600-1800.

Laing Street and Morgan Street, Newcastle

To allow for the safe demolition of the King Street car park, Laing Street and Morgan Street (lower section) have been closed to pedestrians and traffic. The stairway linking with the upper section of Morgan Street has also been closed. These will be in place until July.

Hexham Bridge, Hexham

Pacific Highway

The southbound bridge will be closed for Transport for NSW essential maintenance work on Hexham Bridge between Tuesday 10 July 2022 and early-August 2022 from Sunday to Thursday between the hours of 2000 and 0500, weather permitting.

All traffic will be diverted onto the northbound bridge, which will operate with one lane in each direction.

Traffic control and a reduced speed limit of 40km/h will be in place during work hours and may affect travel times. Please keep to speed limits and follow the directions of traffic controllers and signs.

Minmi Road, Minmi

Between McCarthy Street and Brookfield Avenue

Speed reduction on Minmi Road in place between 14 October 2021 to 30 September 2023 in support of subdivision construction relating to Minmi Precinct 1B Stage 1 CC2019/00642. Works are being carried out by Daracon Group.

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In accordance with Roads Act, 1993, Part 8, Division 1, the above are planned street closures.