Road Closures

This page includes information regarding full road closures on major Council controlled local roads, full road closures which may affect or impact major roads, or full road closures on minor roads which are of extended duration. Partial road closures and footpath closures are not listed.

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 two (2) business days prior to works commencing.

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

Multiple Streets, Newcastle

Maitland Road, Industrial Drive, Hannell Street, Honeysuckle Drive, Workshop Way, Hunter Street, King Street, Scott Street and Watt Street

Rolling roadblock of multiple streets for filming on Monday 30 May 2022.

Thorn Street, Newcastle

Between Hunter Street and King Street

Full road closure of Thorn Street between Hunter and King Street on THursady 26 May 2022 (0600-2359) for precast delivery and installation works.

King Street, Newcastle West

Between Union Street and Auckland Street

Periodic closures of the slow lane and lane way from 28 April - 27 May 2022 between the hours of 0630-1800 Monday - Saturday to facilitate concrete pours, deliveries and a work zone for a construction site located at 291 King Street.

Perkins Street, Newcastle

Between King Street and Hunter Street

Partial closure of Perkins Street between King Street and Hunter Street from 26 April - 25 May (24/7) to occupy 4 parking spaces to facilitate construction deliveries. Works are being carried out by Richard Crookes Constructions.

Hunter Street (185), Newcastle

Between Perkins Street and Wolfe Street

Partial closure of Hunter Street between Perkins Street and Wolfe Street from 26 April - 25 May (24/7) to occupy 3 parking spaces to facilitate construction deliveries. Works are being carried out by Richard Crookes Constructions.

Laing Street and Morgan Street, Newcastle

To allow for the safe demolition of the King Street car park, Laing Street and Morgan Street (lower section) have been closed to pedestrians and traffic. The stairway linking with the upper section of Morgan Street has also been closed. These will be in place until July.

Hexham Bridge, Hexham

Pacific Highway

The southbound bridge will be closed by Transport for NSW for essential maintenance work on Hexham Bridge between Tuesday 10 May 2022 and Mid-June 2022 from Sunday to Thursday between the hours of 2000 and 0500.

All traffic will be diverted onto the northbound bridge, which will operate with one lane in each direction. The pedestrian footpath will be closed, and the opening span will not be in operation while the work is carried out.

A 40km/h speed limit will be in place during work hours and may affect travel times. Please keep to speed limits and follow the direction of traffic controllers and signs.

Minmi Road, Minmi

Between McCarthy Street and Brookfield Avenue

Speed reduction on Minmi Road in place between 14 October 2021 to 30 September 2023 in support of subdivision construction relating to Minmi Precinct 1B Stage 1 CC2019/00642. Works are being carried out by Daracon Group.

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In accordance with Roads Act, 1993, Part 8, Division 1, the above are planned street closures.