Safety improvement work starts on Clarence Town Road at Carmichaels Creek

27 October 2014

Robyn Parker, MP for Maitland annoucned today that motorists will soon benefit from work to improve the road alignment and shoulders on Clarence Town Road at Carmichaels Creek in Seaham.

"The NSW Government has provided $1.45 million as part of the Hunter Infrastructure and Investment Fund to increase road safety, reduce ongoing maintenance costs and extend the life of this key road," Ms Parker said.

"this improvement work realigning Carmichaels Corner will reduce the likelihood of crahses.

"Travel lanes and raod shoulders will also be widened as part of the work."

Port Stephens Council is carrying out the upgrade with work continuing until February next year, weather permitting.

Ms Parker said this work forms part of a $20 million commitment to upgrade the road from Raymond Terrace to Dungog.

Clarence Town Road will remain open during work with a reduced speed limit in place. Signs will be in place to inform road users of changed traffic conditions.

For more information on road projects in Maitland visit www.rms.nsw.gov.au

Media contact: Robyn Parker 4933 1617 or 0427-015049

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