South Batemans Bay Link Road project

Roads and Maritime Services is planning for a safe and efficient connection between the South Batemans Bay Link Road and the Princes Highway.

The project will take pressure off Beach Road, relieve congestion in the Batemans Bay CBD and support future growth.

Looking south-west at South Batemans Bay Link Road (Glenella Road and Heron Road intersection, Batemans Bay (January 2019).

Updates and announcements

August 2019

Geotechnical investigations are underway. The data from these investigations will be used alongside land and utility surveys and traffic modelling to develop design options for a safe and efficient connection for the Link Road and Princes Highway.

Investigations will be carried out on The Ridge Road from Monday 26 August and continue during weekdays between 7am and 6pm and Saturdays between 8am and 1pm for around three weeks, weather permitting.

During this work The Ridge Road will be closed to traffic during work hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between the Princes Highway and Glenella Road. Traffic will be detoured via George Bass Drive.

For more information, read the latest August 2019 Community Update (PDF, 348Kb).

May 2019

Early planning and investigation work for the Link Road project is in progress.

Survey, geotechnical and preliminary environmental investigation work is being carried out and is expected to continue until early 2020.

January 2019

The NSW Government has announced $30 million in funding to connect the Link Road and the Princes Highway, south of Batemans Bay.

In 2014, the NSW Government invested $10 million for Eurobodalla Shire Council to build the Link Road to manage traffic growth in the area.

The Link Road currently stops a few hundred meters short of the Princes Highway, this project will connect it by extending the road and building a new intersection.

The NSW Government investment will ensure that Batemans Bay receives the necessary infrastructure to support the region’s growth.

Traffic impacts

For the safety of workers and road users, motorists are advised to drive to the conditions, pay attention and follow the directions of signs.

Investigations will be carried out as required on weekdays between 7am and 6pm and Saturdays 8am to 1pm.

Motorists will be advised of any changed traffic conditions or extended work hours as they occur.

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