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.

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.

Union Street, Newcastle West

Between Union Street and Hunter Street

Full road closure on southbound Union Street between Hunter Street and King Street and the eastern footpath closure from Monday 26 July to Friday 30 July 2021 between the hours of 2000 and 0500 to facilitate asphalting restoration works to existing road.

Hunter Street, Newcastle

Between Wolfe Street and Perkins Street

Full road closure of Hunter Street between Wolfe Street and Perkins Street to continue mall redevelopment works from 22 July through 2 September 2021.

King Street and Auckland Street, Newcastle

Between Union Lane and Wheeler Plaza

Partial road closure of eastbound King Street, Newcastle between Auckland Street and Wheeler Plaza from Tuesday 6 June to Monday 26 July 2021(24/7). Full road closure on Auckland Street, Newcastle between Hunter Street and Gibson Street will be taken place between 10 pm and 6 am from Monday 5 July to Tuesday 27 July 2021.

Two-way traffic flow will be maintained on King Street. Footpath on King Street and Auckland Street will remain open to pedestrians.

The road closure will facilitate City of Newcastle (CN) to undertake stormwater drainage work. The road closure is in accordance with the Roads Act 1993.

Parkway Avenue, Hamilton East

Between Denison and Skelton streets

The eastbound lane on Parkway Avenue between Denison and Skelton streets will be closed from Monday 7 June. Most activity will be carried out from 6.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday and from 7.00am to 3.30pm on Saturday. These Hunter Water works should be finished by the end of the month.

Barrie Crescent Stockton

Due to the installation of the temporary rock bag structure, road closures will be in place near Stockton Beach at Barrie Crescent. The following roads are closed with access to residents only.

  • Griffith Avenue
  • Booth Street
  • Barrie Crescent

Merewether to The Junction

Cycleway Construction on Watkins St from Glebe Rd, The Junction through to John Parade, Merewether.

The southbound lane of Watkins Street is currently closed between Helen Street and Berner Street and detours are in place.

Cycleway works will generally be carried out on weekdays during daylight hours between 7am and 5pm. Weekend work (Saturdays 8am – 2pm) will also be required at key stages of construction and when site conditions require.

The works are planned to be completed mid 2021.

New Lambton Heights

Curzon Road, New Lambton

To allow for the renewal of a retaining wall, there is a single lane closure in place along Curzon Road, between Carrington Parade and Brett Street. Please follow the direction of signage and traffic controllers.


Albert Street, Wickham

Our works have been underway since mid 2020, and in this time we have constructed new
footpaths, kerb and gutter, improved drainage, pedestrian refuges and upgraded street

Construction of the new roundabout is largely complete, with traffic controls remaining at Branch Street off the Cowper Street roundabout. We are now completing the final remaining works including resurfacing and pathways, and we anticipate final delivery of the overall project by the end of May 2021.

Real-time traffic updates

For real-time traffic updates, roadwork information and event closure details, visit

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