Travelling up the coast? Here’s the latest road works update from Woolgoolga to Ballina

Motorists are advised night work will be carried out at several locations on the Pacific Highway next week as part of the Woolgoolga to Ballina upgrade.  

Work to prepare the Yamba interchange for motorists to use the temporary northbound ramp will be carried out between 7pm and 6am from Tuesday 20 to Friday 23 June.

Work will also be carried out on the new southbound ramp at Yamba Road between 7am and 6pm from Tuesday 20 June with traffic expected to start using the ramp from early evening on Thursday 22 June, weather permitting. 

The new southbound ramp is about 100 metres north of the existing ramp and will be part of the final Yamba interchange for the Woolgoolga to Ballina upgrade.  

Utility work will be carried out on Watts Lane at Harwood between 7am and 6pm on Tuesday 20 June.  

Line marking will be carried out on a newly resurfaced section of the highway near Jackybulbin Road at Tabbimoble between 6pm and 6am from Monday 19 to Friday 23 June. The speed limit will be reduced to 80 km/h for the safety of workers and motorists during this work.

Changed traffic conditions will be in place on the Pacific Highway north of Rileys Hill Road at Broadwater between Monday 19 and Thursday 22 June for work to build access for the new bridge across the Richmond River site compound.  

Motorists are reminded to drive to the conditions with showers expected to continue into next week.

Roads and Maritime Services maintenance crews will repair damage where required for the safety of motorists. 

For the safety of workers and motorists reduced speed limits and traffic control will be in place on the highway, local roads and access roads, where haulage along the project route is taking place or deliveries to the project site are required.  

Delays of up to five minutes should be expected and all work is carried out weather permitting.