The Hunter Expressway

Hunter Region

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Environmental Protection licence (EPL) Data

The community can access Environmental Protection licence (EPL) monitoring data for the Hunter Expressway. This data can be found at the following locations.


Hunter Expressway Banner

The Hunter Expressway is now open to traffic. The full length of the expressway is open and access is available at all six interchanges. There is final tie-in work that is being completed at the far western end of the project, near Branxton. Motorists should expect delays just west of Branxton where the Hunter Expressway meets the New England Highway.

Changed Traffic Conditions Near Branxton - Expect Delays

Motorists should expect delays on the Hunter Expressway delays in both directions just west of Branxton, where the Hunter Expressway meets the New England Highway. Read More>> 

Hunter Expressway Milestones And Achievements 2013 Brochure

The $1.7 billion Hunter Expressway project is jointly funded, with the Australian Government providing $1.5 billion and the NSW Government contributing up to $200 million.
This brochure outlines the Milestones and Achievements for 2013.

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How to use the Hunter Expressway brochure

The Hunter Expressway is a 40 kilometre expressway link that will reduce travel times between Newcastle and the Upper Hunter.
The Hunter Expressway will provide significant improvements in travel time and safety for motorists travelling in this part of the Hunter region.
There are six interchanges where motorists can access the expressway. These interchanges are located at the M1 Pacific Motorway/Newcastle Link Road, Buchanan, Kurri Kurri, Loxford, Allandale and Branxton.
This brochure has been prepared to explain which interchange to use for your journeys.

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Construction progress

Construction progressView or download the latest construction updates for the Hunter Expressway.

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Video library

Video libraryView 3D animations of what it will be like to drive on the Hunter Expressway when the project is finished. Read More>>

Weekly road conditions

Weekly road conditionsThe weekly round-up of upcoming road conditions and up-to-date traffic alerts impacting motorists. Read More>>

Community involvement

Community involvementCommunity information sessions, activities, and the consultation process. Read More>>