2011 Roads and Maritime Services media releases

December 2011

30 December - Final fireworks before bridge makeover
29 December - Still more work to be done, 2010 road crash statistics show
29 December - 'Go Easy' When Boating on NYE
28 December - Live travel time info now on M4
22 December - Reminder: It is Illegal to Release Flares on New Year’s Eve
22 December - Vehicle modification industry welcomes new scheme
21 December - Hunter Expressway information session at Kurri Kurri
19 December - Vehicle Safety Compliance Certification Scheme (VSCCS) provides one stop shop for modified vehicles
14 December - Lake Macquarie: Exclusive Use this Saturday
13 December - RMS motor registry and general inquiry line trading hours this holiday season
13 December - Endangered frogs stop work at South Nowra
13 December - Kapooka Bridge replacement on Opympic Highway preferred option
13 December - Tenders called to paint the Forster Tuncurry Bridge
9 December - Upper Hawkesbury: Exclusive Use this Weekend
8 December - Manning River: Exclusive Use this Weekend
7 December - Clarence River: Exclusive Use this Weekend
6 December - Maritime Supports New and Improved Boating Facilities
2 December - Speed Zone change at Sallys Corner
1 December - Maritime OPERATION: ‘Boat Smart’
1 December - Wollongong Harbour: Exclusive Use this Weekend

November 2011

30 November - Increased boating activity in the Central West
28 November - Barton Highway duplication design on display
28 November - New England Highway Rix Creek maintenance
25 November - Tweed River: Exclusive use this Sunday
24 November - Lake Albert: Exclusive use this weekend
24 November - Richmond River: Exclusive use this weekend
23 November - Ballina Bypass will open next week
23 November - Clarence River: Exclusive use this Sunday
22 November - Hunter Expressway community information session
18 November - Lake Talbot: Exclusive use next week
18 November - Murray River: Exclusive use Saturday
17 November - Macleay River: Exclusive use this weekend
16 November - Intersection upgrades between F3 and Newcastle
15 November - NSW Maritime reduces Sea Time requirements
15 November - Heavy vehicle operators urged not to drink and drive
14 November - Traffic improvements at Edgeworth
10 November - Pacific Highway upgrade flood focus group members
10 November - Tweed River: Exclusive use this Sunday
10 November - Hawkesbury River: Exclusive use this weekend
8 November - Media contacts for Roads and Maritime Services
5 November - Suspended sentence for Jetskier
5 November - Fined $4581 for "Miracle" close call
3 November - ANZAC Bridge maintenance work to start soon
3 November - Lake Jindabyne boating conditions have changed
3 November - Hastings River: Exclusive use this Sunday

October 2011

29 October - Operation Paddle Safe: Maritime campaign
28 October - Lake Talbot exclusive use: This weekend
27 October - New lifejacket campaign ahead of 1 November
25 October - Cargo vessel declared seaworthy
24 October - Cargo vessel refloated - Lord Howe Island
21 October - Lake Macquarie PWC races exclusion zone: Sunday
20 October - Hawkesbury River Canoe race exclusion zone: Saturday
14 October - Boaters reminded of danger: Snowy River water changes
14 October - NSW continues to assist in New Zealand oil spill response
14 October - Boaters take care on Murray River from Barmah to Echuca this weekend
13 October - Boaters take cAre at Pipers Creek this weekend
13 October - Boaters take care on Wyangala Dam this weekend
12 October - M5 East Kingsgrove Road ramps
10 October - Tender open for new patrol vessel for NSW South Coast
7 October - Boaters take care on Hunter River at Morpeth this Sunday
6 October - Boaters: take care at Seelands on the Clarence River this weekend
6 October - Boaters: take care on the Richmond River this Saturday
5 October - Speed limit changes Strathfield and Blakehurst
4 October - State Safety Award for Jetski campaign
1 October - Maritime Alert - Wild Weather

    September 2011

    30 September - NSW Maritime proud to support next generation of yachters
    29 September - Boaters warned of dangers: Snowy River water changes
    28 September - Wagga Wagga's Lake Albert closed to boaters this long weekend
    28 September - Boaters: take care on the Clarence River this weekend
    26 September - Don't Expire: this long weekend
    24 September - Maritime Alert - Wild weather
    23 September - Boaters: Take care on the Hawkesbury River this weekend
    23 September - Boaters: Take care in Bate Bay this Saturday
    23 September - Maritime Medal nominations close 30 September
    20 September - Beware of school zones on Friday
    19 September - Pedestrian safety set to improve on Lake Entrance Road Oak Flats
    16 September - Speed limit changes in the Fairfield LGA
    15 September - Wentworth Falls East work continues
    13 September - Work to start on Chifley Road near Lithgow
    13 September - Oil spill exercise for Lord Howe Island postponed
    9 September - Speed limit changes in the Auburn and Parramatta local Government areas
    8 September - Repairs to Bruxner Bridge start
    8 September - Hunter Expressway community information session at Kurri Kurri
    7 September - Tidal flow scheme on Spit Road between Awaba Street and Ourimbah road ready
    6 September - ANZAC Bridge maintenance project plans on display
    5 September - Oil spill training exercise for Lord Howe Island
    2 September - Permanent closure of Stanford Road
    2 September - Women in engineering summit registrations extended
    2 September - Encouraging women to apply for trade apprenticeships and traineeships

    August 2011

    25 August - NSW Maritime Medal - call for nominations
    24 August - Community information sessions for Sapphire to Woolgoolga upgrade
    23 August - Maritime alert - wild weather
    23 August - Sydney Harbour Bridge lights up for Daffodil Day
    22 August - Online tool for the Grafton Bridge launched
    22 August - Roads and Traffic Authority asks for comments about bypass signs
    22 August - Decision made on highway upgrade route from Tyndale to Maclean
    22 August - Electronic work diary pilot website launched
    19 August - Maritime alert - wild weather - Illawarra to Port Macquarie
    18 August - Murray boaters warned: flooding hazard
    16 August - Community invited to learn about possible controlled blasting
    15 August - Operation Icebreaker on Alpine Lakes
    12 August - Customer service helps save two lives
    12 August - Operation Icebreaker on Alpine Lakes this weekend
    9 August - M5 East operation and maintenance contract
    9 August - Winding Creek Bridge maintenance completed
    8 August - Work progressing to upgrade Newcastle Interchange
    7 August - NSW Maritime Alert - Dangerous Seas
    6 August - Two boats rolled on Ballina bar
    5 August - Hunter River: Navigation restriction for power boat races
    4 August - New rules for getting repaired write-offs back on the road
    1 August - Roads and Maritime Services to host international Bridge Conference

    July 2011

    24 July - Maritime Alert - Wild weather
    21 July - Safety partners support Sydney International Boat Show
    19 July - Wild Weather alert - Dangerous sea conditions
    18 July - Speed zones audit website goes live
    18 July - Banora Point upgrade controlled blasting
    18 July - Community invited to learn about Kempsey Bypass progress
    18 July - Comments invited on Timber Truss Bridge Heritage strategy
    15 July - Boaters warned: Ballina Bar changes
    14 July - Kogarah Bay: Exclusive use this weekend
    14 July - Coopernook to Herons Creek operational noise information sessions
    14 July - Kempsey Bypass weekend work hours
    13 July - Hawkesbury power boat races this weekend
    12 July - New guidelines for Superyachts in Sydney
    8 July - Safe boating first: Evans Head Fishing Classic
    7 July - Wild weather alert - Dangerous search conditions

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