Illawarra Newsroom

Macquarie Pass closures from Sunday

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Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions from Sunday on the Illawarra Highway between Tourist and Yellow Rock roads for maintenance work to be carried out.

The road will be closed in both directions for repair and resurfacing work to be carried out, to improve safety for all road users.

The work is extended maintenance work due to poor weather, and will be carried out for an extra five nights from Sunday 17 to Thursday 22 October between 8pm and 4am, weather permitting.

Jamberoo Mountain Road is open to road users.

Detours for light vehicles will be in place via Jamberoo Mountain Road, adding an additional 10 minutes to travel times.

Vehicles over 7.5 meters or 12 tonnes will need to detour via Hume Motorway, Picton Road and M1 Princes Motorway, adding up to an additional 30 minutes to travel time.

Residential property access with be maintained throughout the work.

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