Port Macquarie to Coffs Harbour
The Australian and NSW governments are jointly funding $3.3 billion to upgrade 105 kilometres of Pacific Highway between Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbour.
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We have upgraded about 37 kilometres of the Pacific Highway to four lane divided highway from north of the Oxley Highway to south of Kempsey. The project was being delivered in two sections - the 23km Oxley Highway to Kundabung opened to traffic progressively between October 2017 to March 2018 and the 14km Kundabung to Kempsey opened to traffic in September 2017. Early work was completed at the Sancrox interchange in November 2015.
The $675 million project involved upgrading 26.5 kilometres of highway. The project included building 20 new bridges, a new interchange at Stuarts Point Road and installing safe, modern rest areas on both sides of the highway at Clybucca. The project opened to traffic on 16 May 2016.
The $830 million project involves upgrading 20 kilometres of highway. The project includes building 15 bridges, new interchanges at Warrell Creek and Bald Hill Road and access ramps at North Macksville. The 14km bypass of opened on 18 December 2017, the remaining six kilometres between Warrell Creek and Bald Hill Road are expected to open in mid-2018, weather permitting.
The $780 million project involved upgrading 22 kilometres of four lane divided highway. The upgrade includes 37 bridges, two new interchanges to the north of Nambucca Heads and at Ballards Road, an upgrade to the existing Waterfall Way interchange at Raleigh. The project opened on 22 July 2016.