Road Closures

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

Temporary Road Closures

Council wishes to advise the following streets will be temporarily closed to vehicular traffic to conduct the event listed below. The closures are in accordance with Roads Act, 1993, Part 8, Division 1.

Newcastle East

Civil works associated with the Newcastle 500 and Council renewal works have prompted traffic alterations in Newcastle East. These will change as work progresses. Parking in affected areas may be impacted for the duration of the works. Detailed updates are provided in Supercars Australia's Build Notices, which are posted on our Newcastle 500 'Infrastructure and Build Notices' page.
 
  • Traffic controls are in place in Watt Street to allow two-way traffic. On-street parking is unavailable
  • Nobbys Road and Parnell Place are open only to one-way traffic. Access to Fort Drive is still available
  • One-way traffic direction has been reversed along Fort Drive
  • Traffic controls are in place along Horseshoe Beach Road.

Denison Street, Hamilton

Denison Street, Hamilton between Gordon Avenue and Parkway Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic on Wednesday 19 July 2017 between 7:30am and 3:30pm. There will also be a partial closure of Gordon Avenue between Denison Street and Tudor Street within the same
times.  
 
The closures are for urgent sewer works by Hunter Water, who are installing temporary steel plates and cold mix to prevent road collapse under heavy vehicle loads.
 

Shortland Esplanade, Newcastle

Shortland Esplanade in Newcastle East will close between Ocean Street and Watt Street from Monday 6 March to allow for the upgrade of the southern section of Shortland Esplanade. At this time Shortland Esplanade will also become one-way northbound between Ocean Street and Zaara Street.
 
Traffic heading south on Shortland Esplanade from Nobbys will be directed onto Zaara Street. Pedestrian access along the western footpath of Shortland Esplanade will be maintained between Ocean Street and Watt Street, as directed by onsite signage.
 
Full vehicle access will be restored as soon as possible, but the closure is expected to last up to six months. Resident access will be maintained during this period. More information.

Road Rehabilitation and Resurfacing

Due to Council road work minor traffic disruptions may be experienced at the following locations - find out more