2018 Roads and Maritime media releases


21 December - Slow down and keep an eye out where vehicle ferries are about
21 December - Trial speed limit for Bundalong Lagoon during the holiday season
21 December - Key improvements along Great Western Highway at Glenbrook now complete
20 December - New bridge takes shape along Warringah Road at Frenchs Forest
14 December - Zero tolerance for first Sydney summer jet ski safety operation
14 December - Raleigh Bridge refurbishment rocketing along
14 December - Update on proposed clearways along Old Northern Road
12 December - $5500 reminder the waterways are there to share


30 November - Update on clearways consultation at Manly Vale
26 November - Free road safety workshops in Inverell and Bingara
23 November - Free road safety workshops in Walcha
22 November - More reliable bus trips around Redfern
22 November - Free road safety workshops in Uralla
22 November - Free road safety workshops in Armidale
20 November - Community input instrumental in shaping Murray River Erosion plan
16 November - Pacific Highway upgrade website gets a facelift
9 November - Smoother ride ahead for Irrigation Way at Yoogali
9 November - Safety improvements on the way for Mid Western Highway at Rankins Spring
9 November - Planning starts for Elizabeth Drive upgrade
7 November - Speed limit changes on the way through East Kurrajong and North Richmond
6 November - Safety improvements for motorists on Appin Road
1 November - Traffic flow to be improved around Castle Towers


31 October - Plans progress for proposed clearways along the Hume Highway through Warwick Farm
30 October - School zone extended near Barnier Public School at Quakers Hill
25 October - Jet skiers put on notice after potentially deadly game of ‘chicken’ with authorities
18 October - Free road safety workshops in Bellingen
16 October - Proposed parking changes and clearways at Collaroy
15 October - New and extended clearways on Henry Lawson Dr, Forest Rd and Stoney Creek Rd
3 October - Traffic flow improved at busy Terrey Hills intersection


28 September - Hitting the road for annual Koori Knockout
28 September - New pedestrian crossing on Cleveland Street at Surry Hills
28 September - Work ramps up on the Northern Road upgrade
27 September - New clearways and parking changes on the way for Lyons Rd
25 September - Roads and Maritime Services rewards industry innovators to improve regional roads
25 September - Safety and pollution setting the agenda for maritime allegiances the world over
19 September - Improving safety with extended school zone at Bexley North
17 September - $5.91 million work starts this week for final sealing and weatherproofing of the Silver City Highway
14 September - Have your say on busy Ashfield intersection upgrade
13 September - Motorists reminded to slow down in new 50km/h zone along Waterloo Road at Macquarie Park
11 September - New and extended clearways on Cabramatta Road
10 September - Work drives forward on road upgrades at Frenchs Forest
7 September - Help available for drought relief freight operators
6 September - Safety improvements to start this month on Hume Highway near Gundagai

August 2018

29 August - Community invited to have a say on Mulgoa Road Upgrade
24 August  - Changed traffic conditions on Marsh Street at Wolli Creek
13 August - New clearways on Great Western Highway between Eastern Creek and Blacktown
6 August - Speed limit change on New South Head Road between Vaucluse and Rose Bay
3 August - Plan your journey for a safe trip to the snow
2 August - Customers encouraged to trial mobile pink slips

July 2018

25 July - Sydney charter boat operator fined $15,000 for polluting Sydney harbour
23 July - Roads and Maritime Services support staff to help fight fires
19 July - Changed traffic conditions on M4 at South Penrith
19 July - Changed traffic conditions between Tuggerah and Doyalson Interchanges
18 July - Have a say on the stage two upgrade proposal on Nelson Bay Road
17 July - New traffic barrier to be installed on M4 off ramp at Church Street Parramatta
11 July - Gliding to safety - new research shows fauna protection measures a huge success
10 July - Contractor announced for new Gee Gee Bridge
10 July - Work continuing on Captain Cook Drive
9 July - Night road closures along the M4 at The Northern Road

June 2018

27 June - CPI increase on Roads and Maritime Services fees
26 June - Work starts to improve busy Great Western Highway intersection at Eastern Creek
26 June - Work starts to improve busy Prospect intersection
26 June - Traffic flow improved at busy Ryde intersection
26 June - Improvements on the way for busy Beverly Hills intersection
15 June - Motorists across NSW warned of snow and ice on roads this weekend
15 June - New contract awarded for tourism activiies on the Sydney Harbour Bridge
15 June - Trial of smart technology to manage speed limit changes on M7 Motorway
14 June - Easing congestion at Long Jetty
12 June - Next steps considered in NSW clean up effort
8 June - Yoga mats wash up in Coffs Harbour as container debris clean up continues
7 June - New locations emerge in the ongoing clean up of mid north coast
6 June - Rubbish retrieval vessel transferred from Sydney to Port Stephens for day six of container clean up
5 June - Diver and boats join official clean up of container debris on mid north coast
4 June - Clean up effort well under way after container ship spill off NSW coast
4 June - Consultation summary report released for the proposal of Warnervale Link Road
4 June - Free workshop to help learners become safer drivers
4 June - Contract awarded to APN for roadside billboard advertising
1 June - Beach goers and boaters advised to be on alert for debris 83 shipping containers lost at sea off NSW
1 June - New clearways on the way for King Georges Road between Penshurst and Blakehurst

May 2018

29 May - New clearways along Elizabeth Drive between Cecil Hills and Liverpool
29 May - Mobile pink slip trial starts
24 May - Work continues at busy Campbelltown intersection
23 May - Shovels ready for major work on Lawrence Hargrave Drive at Clifton
23 May - Boaters reminded to plan ahead for Vivid: one of the busiest times on Sydney Harbour
22 May - Closure of Tilpa Bridge across Darling River for essential maintenance work
22 May - $3.5 million work about to start to maintain iconic Sea Cliff Bridge
21 May - Shovels out for work to improve safety at Basin View
21 May - Three, two, one! Major work starts to demolish old Landsowne Bridge
18 May - Snow good! Work on Monaro Highway stops near Michelago to keep motorists moving
17 May - Work about to start to keep major Wilton intersection lit up
15 May - Improving pedestrian safety on Dora Street at Morisset
10 May - Safety improvement work on Henry Parry Drive at Gosford
9 May - Plan ahead of major work on Lawrence Hargrave Drive at Clifton
7 May - Work continues on road upgrades at Frenchs Forest
6 May - Plan ahead of essential maintenance work on Kings Highway near Bungendore
4 May - New clearways along Forest Way between Belrose and Frenchs Forest
3 May - Plan ahead of night work on M1 Princes Motorway and Picton Road
3 May - A Chihuahua, two gentlemen and a sunken vessel
1 May - New school zone for Zahra Grammar School at Minto
1 May - Shovels out for work on Illawarra and Hume Highways interchange
1 May - Young family rescued at Camden Haven by Boating Safety Officer

April 2018

30 April - Maintenance work to pay tribute to Australian troops past and present
26 April - Plans progress for improvements along Princes Highway at Blakehurst
24 April - Changed traffic conditions on M4 Motorway near Reservoir road
21 April - Improvements on the way for Forest Road at Penshurst
20 April - Smoother and safer journeys along Rooty Hill Road North in Sydney's West
20 April - Pedestrian safety improvements on the way for Ashfield community
20 April - Work starts on improvements to Cumberland Highway intersection at Greystanes
17 April - Scoot in for tips on safer skating in the Riverina
16 April - Calls for action answered as safety work starts at Hume Highway intersection
13 April - South Coast boaties urged to be vigilant these school holidays
13 April - Modern manners maritime style
12 April - Speed zone changes on Kings Highway at Nelligen
11 April - New clearways on Warringah Road between Roseville Chase and Beacon Hill
11 April - Art attack! Call for help to stop graffiti along Memorial Drive
10 April - Dangerous surf conditions for Byron, Coffs, Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra, Batemans and Eden coasts
9 April - Plan ahead for closures on St Albans Bridge at St Albans
7 April - Plan ahead of Memorial Drive closure for essential maintenance work
6 April - Sharing is Caring! New Path now open along Warringah Road at Frenchs Forest
6 April - Parking changes on the way along Bunnerong Road at Matraville
6 April - Work drives forward on M4 Smart motorway project
6 April - Maintaining Old Mooney Mooney Creek Bridge
6 April - Improving pedestrian safety and bus stop access on University Drive at Waratah West
4 April - Hume Highway safety improvements on the way at Goulburn
4 April - Intersection upgrade around the corner on Maitland Road and Duffie Drive at Cessnock
4 April - Plan ahead of Macquarie Pass closure for maintenance work
3 April - Improvements on the way for Stacey Street and Fairford Road at Bankstown
3 April - Essential maintenance on Redbournberry pedestrian bridge at Singleton
3 April - Call for tenders to build new Lansdowne Bridge across Mulwaree River at Goulburn
3 April - Safety plea to senior boaties

March 2018

29 March - Proposed pedestrian safety improvements on Dora Street at Morisset
29 March - Major work to stop on M1 Pacific Motorway for safe holiday travel
29 March - Focus on safety with work starting on Kosciuszko Road
29 March - Easter bunny plans its journey and so should motorists
29 March - Have your say on proposed right hand turn changes at Mascot
29 March - Call for tenders to upgrade major Jerrabomberra intersection
27 March - Opportunity to dispose of expired flares safely
27 March - Plan ahead of Bulli pass maintenance next month
24 March - Major milestone reached in Mitchell Highway upgrade at Guanna Hill
20 March - Strong show of community interest in draft erosion management plan
20 March - Thinking outside the pothole: Innovating road maintenance with industry
19 March - Archaeological work continues in Thompson Square
14 March - Night road closures on Lawrence Hargrave Drive at Stanwell Park and Stanwell Tops
8 March - Safer intersection for pedestrians on the Central Coast Highway at East Gosford
2 March - Barkers bridge at Yarra set for a makeover

February 2018

21 February - Brick barrel drain to remain in Thompson Square
16 February - Spotlight on boating safety compliance starting this weekend
13 February - Free workshops to help learner drivers and older road users
12 February - Nationwide heavy vehicle operation underway - Operation Shield
12 February - Tools out! investigations under way for intersection upgrade near Griffith
7 February - Pacific Highway safety improvement work at Doyalson North
6 February - Have a say on proposed pedestrian improvements along University Drive at Waratah West
6 February - Safety first as Southern 80 Ski Race set to wow crowds this Sunday
5 February - Dedicated Wesbound bus lane reopens on the Hills M2 Motorway
1 February - Glenbrook intersection upgrade Submissions Report now available

January 2018

31 January - Think P.A.C. before travelling on the Pacific Highway
29 January - Call for help to keep people moving across the Clarence River
19 January - Struth! traffic changes to keep motorists moving this Australia Day
19 January - New and extended clearways to improve traffic flow through Sydney's north shore
19 January - Who are you going to call? A day in the life of the Driver Aid Services Team
18 January - School zone extension for O'Connell Street Public School at Parramatta
18 January - Work starts on essential intersection improvements at Matraville
17 January - Keep an eye out for changed traffic conditions on the M4 Motorway at Roper Road
16 January - Gwydir Highway reopen after truck crash near Grafton
15 January - Plan ahead for road closures this weekend on Pennant Hills Road at North Parramatta
15 January - Planning progresses for Archbold Road upgrade and extension between Minchinbury and Eastern Creek
12 January - Jetski operators reminded to follow safety rules or face the consequences
11 January - Road Users' Handbook

... 2017 Roads and Maritime media releases

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