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Traffic incidents since midnight: 7
Roadworks to avoid: 13
New roadworks this week: 0
Roadworks projects to be completed in the next 30 days:
0
Traffic incidents by suburb (most recently updated items are listed first):
North Arm Cove
Crash (Car)
Affected street: Pacific Highway near Hunterview Road
Alert created at 2.54pm, December 28. Last updated at 3.19pm, December 28.
Advice: Exercise caution. Allow extra travel time.

Hexham
Breakdown (Car)
Affected street: Pacific Highway near Maitland Road off-ramp
Alert created at 3.10pm, December 28. Last updated at 3.17pm, December 28.
Advice: Exercise caution. Reduce your speed.

Speers Point
Breakdown (Car)
Affected street: Five Islands Road near The Esplanade
Alert created at 2.46pm, December 28. Last updated at 3.05pm, December 28.
Advice: Exercise caution. Reduce your speed.

Kariong
Hazard (Animal carcass)
Affected street: Central Coast Highway near Woy Woy Road
Alert created at 5.48am, December 28. Last updated at 6.07am, December 28.
Advice: Exercise caution.

Somersby
Breakdown (Car)
Affected street: M1 Pacific Motorway near Wisemans Ferry Road
Alert created at 5.42am, December 28. Last updated at 6am, December 28.
Advice: Exercise caution.

Gosford
Traffic lights flashing yellow
Affected street: Mann Street near Erina Street East
Alert created at 3.58am, December 28. Last updated at 5.34am, December 28.
Advice: Reduce your speed. Exercise caution.

Shortland
Crash (Car)
Affected street: Sandgate Road near Wetlands Place
Alert created at 2.58am, December 28. Last updated at 3.37am, December 28.
Advice: Exercise caution.

Kotara
Crash (Car)
Affected street: Newcastle Inner City Bypass on-ramp near Myall Road
Alert created at 7.56pm, December 27. Last updated at 8.53pm, December 27.
Advice: Exercise caution.

Warnervale
Crash (2 vehicles)
Affected street: Pacific Motorway near Service Centre exit
Alert created at 8.10pm, December 27. Last updated at 8.34pm, December 27.
Advice: Reduce your speed. Exercise caution.

Maryland
Covid(-19 Border Control)
Affected street: Summit Road near Queensland border
Alert created at 2.10am, July 23. Last updated at 4.34pm, December 13.
Advice: Allow extra travel time. Plan your journey. Border control measures can change quickly with people intending to travel from NSW to Queensland advised to visit the covid19.qld.gov.au website for up to date information on those eligible to travel, those who must obtain a border declaration pass, those who must quarantine and those ineligible to cross the border.

Maryland
Covid(-19 Border Control)
Affected street: Thulimbah Road near Queensland border
Alert created at 2.09am, July 23. Last updated at 4.31pm, December 13.
Advice: Allow extra travel time. Plan your journey. Border control measures can change quickly with people intending to travel from NSW to Queensland advised to visit the covid19.qld.gov.au website for up to date information on those eligible to travel, those who must obtain a border declaration pass, those who must quarantine and those ineligible to cross the border.

Wallaroo
Covid(-19 Border Control)
Affected street: Barton Highway near ACT border
Alert created at 11.48am, August 13. Last updated at 3.57pm, November 15.
Advice: Plan your journey. The ACT government has imposed restrictions at the NSW-ACT border as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Border control measures can change quickly and people intending to travel from NSW to ACT are advised to visit the ACT Government’s COVID-19 website for up to date information.

Roadworks by suburb (most recently updated items are listed first):
Heddon Greta
Scheduled roadwork
Affected street: Main Road near Heddon Street
Alert created at 5.43pm, November 5. Last updated at 1.56pm, December 23.
Ends: 12am, January 28
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) are required to contact the Works Supervisor Steve Hayes 0459 953 739 prior to travel. Vehicles over 3.1m wide use wide load bays provided and follow advice on signage. Lane width restrictions in place, 3.1m lanes and 1.2m shoulders through worksite. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time. Eastbound cyclist detour via Heddon St and Trenchard St.

Denman
Scheduled roadwork (Road widening)
Affected street: Golden Highway near Dalswinton Road
Alert created at 9.56am, September 23. Last updated at 1.56pm, December 23.
Ends: 7pm, June 24
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Exercise caution. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. Oversize and/or overmass vehicles will be escorted through the worksite. Drivers of oversize and/or overmass (OSOM) are required to contact the works supervisor Mark Hornby 0436 437 866 (XMAS emergency contact) Site closing for Xmas break Thursday 23 December 2021 returning Tuesday 11 January 2022.

Highfields
Scheduled roadwork (Intersection upgrade)
Affected street: City Road (Pacific Highway) near Kahibah Road
Alert created at 11.24am, December 22. Last updated at 2.45pm, December 22.
Ends: 11pm, February 25
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Exercise caution.One ofThree southbound lanes will be closed between Brunker Rd and Northcott Dr.

Wallaroo
Scheduled roadwork (Upgrade)
Affected street: Barton Highway near 16km north of ACT border
Alert created at 1.17am, January 22. Last updated at 3.39am, December 20.
Ends: 7pm, July 13
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution; Check signage. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time.

Rutherford
Scheduled roadwork
Affected street: New England Highway near Wollombi Road
Alert created at 8.05pm, September 21. Last updated at 1.10pm, December 7.
Ends: 6am, April 29
Advice: Reduce your speed. Exercise caution. Wollombi Rd is closed to traffic except residents until 14 April 2022.

Ravensworth
Scheduled roadwork (Bridge work)
Affected street: New England Highway on Liddell Deviation Bridge near Old New England Highway
Alert created at 2.53pm, July 15. Last updated at 10.22am, November 23.
Ends: 5am, March 30
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution; Check signage. Alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. The width of the bridge has been narrowed to 7m and will have a 1.4m height clearance until maintenance work is completed in December 2021. Restrictions will apply for oversize /or overmass (OSOM) vehicles. OSOM operators should contact Senior Project Engineer Mikhail Lyte on 0408 268 088 at leastFive days before travel to arrange alternative access. OSOM operators approaching the site during night work can contact Team Leader Brendon Bourke on 0457 562 689 for assistance to pass through safely.

Lisarow
Changed traffic conditions (Road/lane widening)
Affected street: Pacific Highway near Parsons Road
Alert created at 2.35pm, April 16. Last updated at 1.18am, November 8.
Ends: 12am, January 31
Advice: Reduce your speed. Exercise caution; Check signage.

Abermain
Scheduled roadwork (Intersection upgrades)
Affected street: Cessnock Road near Orange Street
Alert created at 1.37pm, September 17. Last updated at 1.13am, November 8.
Ends: 5.30am, April 29
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Exercise caution; Check signage. Lane closures and alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place.

Marks Point
Scheduled roadwork
Affected street: Pacific Highway near Thompson Street
Alert created at 12.54pm, October 26. Last updated at 12.54pm, October 26.
Ends: 3.30pm, June 30
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Exercise caution. Between 9:30am and 2:30pm weekdays: Lane closures will be in place. Night work may be occasionally required between 7pm and 5am Mon – Sun.

Highfields
Scheduled roadwork (Intersection upgrade)
Affected street: City Road (Pacific Highway) near Kahibah Road
Alert created at 8.01pm, August 18. Last updated at 9.56pm, October 24.
Ends: 5am, February 5
Advice: Check signage. Exercise caution; Reduce your speed. During work hours, either contraflow or alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place. Outside of these times, single lane closures may be in place in either direction.

Merriwa
Scheduled roadwork
Affected street: Golden Hwy near Lawlers Lane
Alert created at 10.55am, October 21. Last updated at 10.55am, October 21.
Ends: 12am, March 31
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Reduce your speed. Motorists are advised to allow approximatelyFive minutes of additional travel time.

Buchanan
Scheduled roadwork
Affected street: John Renshaw Drive near Hunter Expressway
Alert created at 7.24pm, July 29. Last updated at 8.30pm, October 17.
Ends: 12am, January 31
Advice: Reduced speed limit. Check signage; Exercise caution. During day work, shoulder closures can be expected. During night work, alternating (stop/slow) traffic conditions will be in place.

Buchanan
Scheduled roadwork
Affected street: John Renshaw Drive near Hunter Expressway
Alert created at 11.53am, September 30. Last updated at 8.26pm, October 17.
Ends: 5am, January 9
Advice: Reduce your speed. Exercise caution; Check signage.

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