Road Closures

This page includes information regarding full and partial road closures on major Council controlled local roads, full and partial road closures which may affect or impact major roads and full and partial road closures on minor roads which are of extended duration.

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 three (3) business days prior to works commencing.

Planned road closures

In accordance with the Roads Act 1993, the below are planned street closures:

Turner Street, Georgetown
Minmi Road, Minmi
Laing Street & Morgan Street, Newcastle
Gipps Street, Carrington
National Park Street, Newcastle West
Newcastle Show 2024
Surfest 2024
John Parade, Merewether

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

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