Kundabung to Kempsey project

Roads and Maritime Services is upgrading about 14 kilometres of highway to four lane divided road between Barrys Creek in Kundabung and the South Kempsey Interchange. The $230 million project is jointly funded by the Australian and NSW governments and involves building an interchange at Kundabung Road, new intersections for local access roads, bus stops and new rest areas at Barrys Creek. The project opened to traffic in September 2017.

Highway traffic travelling on the 14 kilometers of new divided carriageway
Highway traffic travelling on the 14 kilometers of new divided carriageway

Project background

Upgrading the Kundabung to Kempsey section involves building 14 kilometres of four lane divided road, an interchange at Kundabung Road, new intersections for local access roads, bus stops, and new rest areas at Barrys Creek.

Video - controlled blasting

This short video shows a series of controlled blasts carried out during project construction (no audio).

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