Foxground and Berry bypass

The Foxground and Berry bypass project is under construction. It will provide a four-lane highway (two lanes in each direction) with median separation for 12.5 kilometres of the Princes Highway between Toolijooa Road and just south of Andersons Lane.

The upgrade includes a bypass of the existing winding highway at Foxground and a bypass of Berry with access ramps at the north and south of the town.

The Foxground and Berry bypasses are open to traffic with the new highway lanes south of Berry being built. Overall project completion is expected at the end of 2017, weather permitting.

Community celebration walk on the Berry bypass
Community celebration walk on the Berry bypass

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Finalisation work on the bypass project is taking place from Monday 16 October to allow us to apply the final road surface. The Princes Highway on and off ramps will be closed to allow this work to be carried out.

  • On Monday 16 October 2017 between 5am and 6pm, the northbound highway on-ramp at the Kangaroo Valley Road interchange will be closed to traffic. Motorists can access the highway via Queen Street at the Berry northern interchange on-ramp.
  • From 5am on Tuesday 17 to 6pm Friday 20 October, the Berry northern interchange on-ramp and off-ramp will be closed. Motorists can use the Berry southern interchange southbound off-ramp and northbound on-ramp.
  • On Friday 20 October from 5am to 6pm, the Austral Park Road interchange northbound highway off-ramp (access to Donovan Road and Foxground) will be closed. Motorists will be detoured via Belinda Street at Gerringong which may add an additional five to 10 minutes of travel time.

Access to Berry will continue to be maintained during this work.

Traffic control and a reduced speed limit will be in place for the safety of workers and motorists.

Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions, and follow the directions of signs and traffic control

Berry bypass is open to traffic

The Berry bypass was officially opened to traffic on 18 July 2017. This includes the new highway lanes between Austral Park Road interchange and south of Kangaroo Valley Road including the Berry bypass.

Temporary traffic conditions are in place at the Berry southern interchange including a detour for motorists via George and Victoria streets, to access the southbound highway on-load ramp. Please view or download the June 2017 project update.

Community celebration walk

On Sunday 18 June 2017, the community was able to walk on the Berry bypass before it opened to traffic. The event was well attended by local residents and we would like to thank everyone who came down and celebrated with us on the day.

Project working hours

The project's approved working hours are Monday to Friday from 7am until 6pm and Saturdays from 8am until 1pm.

Within the road boundaries between Toolijooa Road and Tindalls Lane, low noise work is also allowed from 6am until 7pm Monday to Friday and 8am until 5pm Saturdays.

See the project's Environmental Protection Licence.

Out of hours work

Out of hours work will be carried out on the Princes Highway between Kangaroo Valley Road and Mullers Lane, Berry on Thursday 5 October 2017 between 7pm and 6am (weather permitting).

For more information, please view or download the letter to residents.

Community display centre

The community display centre, located at 59 Woodhill Mountain Road, Berry has closed.

The community relations manager is available for meetings on request and is contactable on the project information line 1800 506 976 (toll free, press 2) and at FoxgroundandBerrybypass@fultonhogan.com.au.

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