Foxground and Berry bypass
The Foxground and Berry bypass 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 to 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 bypass is expected to be open to traffic in mid 2018, weather permitting.
Project update – June 2016
A project update on the bypass is now available to provide you with an update on what’s occurred and what’s upcoming on the project. This includes an update on:
- Construction activities that occurred over the last three months as well as upcoming work
- Traffic changes south of Berry including the temporary detour of Schofields Lane motorists
- Traffic changes north of Berry
For more information, see the project update.
Controlled blasting at Toolijooa ridge
Controlled blasting at Tindalls Lane and near Austral Park Road is now complete. The remaining blasts at Toolijooa ridge are expected to be complete by late 2016, weather permitting.
The next controlled blasts at Toolijooa ridge are scheduled to occur Wedneday 27 July and Thurday 28 July 2016, weather permitting.
Traffic control and signage will be in place on the Princes Highway, local roads and around the blasting areas. Traffic will be stopped for each blast and delays of up to 10 minutes may be experienced.
For more information, view the controlled blasting factsheet.
Kangaroo Valley Road bridge
Kangaroo Valley Road bridge is now open to traffic. For more information see the South Berry notification letter.
Temporary detour for Schofields Lane
Schofields Lane motorists are now using Hitchcocks Lane extension and Huntingdale Park Road for access to Kangaroo Valley Road and the Princes Highway. This detour will be in place for around six weeks. For more information see the South Berry notification letter.
Closure of Victoria Street from Princes Highway
Access to Victoria Street from Princes Highway will be closed from early August 2016 for a period of up to 12 months.
Changes on Woodhill Mountain Road near the bridge at Berry
A 4.8 metre high clearance is in place for all motorists using Woodhill Mountain Road due to the bridge at Berry now crossing over the road.
Out of hours work
Out of hours work is planned to occur on the Princes Highway south of Berry between Monday 25 July and Friday 5 August 2016, weather permitting. For more information see the out of hours notification.
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.