Road Closures

This page includes information regarding full road closures on major Council controlled local roads, full road closures which may affect or impact major roads, or full road closures on minor roads which are of extended duration. Partial road closures and footpath closures are not listed.

We make every effort to ensure disruptions to traffic, businesses, pedestrians and residents are minimised during works.

Please note that road closure applicants have a duty as part of the conditions of their permit to notify affected businesses and residents of the upcoming works usually at least two (2) business days prior to works commencing.

See “Related links” for road closure information from other sources concerning works not listed here.

Railway Street, Wickham

Between Church Street and Charles Street

Full road closure for Float movement of 100t Piling Rig and 50t Crane on 14, 20 and 21 April 2022 between the hours of 0100-0500.

King Street, Newcastle West

King Street (291) Newcastle West, between Union Street and Auckland Street

Periodic closures of the slow lane and lane way to facilitate concrete pours, deliveries and a work zone for a construction site located at 291 King Street from 29 March - 27 April 2022, Monday to Saturday, between the hours of 0600-1800. Traffic management is being carried out by LGB & Co Pty Ltd.

Bishopsgate Street, Wickham

Between Railway Street and Wickham Street

Full road closure of Bishopsgate and surrounding streets to facilitate connection of water mains on behalf of Hunter Water commencing 0830 Tuesday 12 April 2022 through to 0400 Wednesday 13 April 2022.

Minmi Road, Minmi

Between McCarthy Street and Brookfield Avenue

Speed reduction on Minmi Road in place between 14 October 2021 to 30 September 2023 in support of subdivision construction relating to Minmi Precinct 1B Stage 1 CC2019/00642. Works are being carried out by Daracon Group.

Barrie Crescent Stockton

Due to the installation of the temporary rock bag structure, road closures will be in place near Stockton Beach at Barrie Crescent. The following roads are closed with access to residents only.

  • Griffith Avenue
  • Booth Street
  • Barrie Crescent

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In accordance with Roads Act, 1993, Part 8, Division 1, the above are planned street closures.