Foxground and Berry bypass

The Foxground and Berry bypass has opened to traffic. It provides 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 included 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.

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

Updates and announcements

Noise assessment report now available - December 2018

A post construction noise assessment has been completed and the report is now available following the opening of the Foxground and Berry bypass.

The report has concluded that the operational noise mitigation measures implemented as part of the project are performing as intended and road traffic noise is consistent with predictions.

View or download the report and its appendices:

Contact us

If you have any questions relating to the assessment, please contact:


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.

Bypassed towns signage trial

Bypassed towns signage trial

The bypassed towns signage trial aims to encourage travellers to stop and visit bypassed towns in regional and rural NSW. Macksville, Berry and Holbrook are part of the trial.

Timelapse: bridge construction

Time lapse footage of the construction of the bridge at Berry.



Timelapse: bridge girders

This time lapse video shows bridge girders (beams) being craned into place.



Detailed design poster

Detailed design poster

For more information, see the community update and poster and you can view the updated animations.

EPL data

Access the Environmental Protection Licence (EPL) monitoring data for this project.

Project contact

For further information or feedback please contact:

  • Phone: 1800 506 976 (toll free) press 2
  • Email: 
  • Mail: Foxground and Berry bypass Project Team,
    P O Box 477, Wollongong NSW 2520.
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