What to do when there are roadworks on NSW roads. Learn about common signs, signals and how to proceed safely.
Taking care at roadworks
Temporary signs warn you that roadworks are ahead. When approaching roadworks, slow down, look out for any hazards and be prepared to stop.
You must obey the regulatory signs and traffic lights at roadworks.
Look out for road workers on the road and obey signals from traffic controllers.
Stop and slow signs
‘Stop’ and ‘Slow’ signs are used at roadworks to control traffic. You must stop before reaching a handheld ‘Stop’ sign.
‘Stop’ and ‘Slow’ signs are held by traffic controllers. You must obey these signs.
Temporary traffic lights
Temporary traffic lights on a road. You must stop on a red signal.
Common roadworks signs
Speed signs are regulatory signs. You must not drive faster than the speed limit shown on the sign.
Here's what to do when you see these common roadworks signs.