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Inner City Bypass work drives traffic changes at New Lambton Heights

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Hunter motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions this week around the Newcastle Inner City Bypass and New Lambton Heights.

Work is progressing well on the 3.4-kilometre Rankin Park to Jesmond project.

And, when finished, it’s expected to lessen congestion on the surrounding road network, with up to 30,000 vehicles a day being removed from Lookout Road, Croudace Street and Newcastle Road.

Connectivity to John Hunter Hospital will be improved, too.

From Thursday 1 June, traffic control is scheduled for McCaffery Drive to carry out earthworks and install new site access tracks on McCaffery Drive and Lookout Road.

“To minimise the impact to motorists, work will be carried out at night – between then and Monday 11 August – from 6pm to 7am on weeknights,” a Transport for NSW spokesperson said.

“Day work will continue to be carried out from 7am to 6pm weekdays and Saturday from 8am to 5pm.

“Traffic control and a reduced speed limit will be in place as well.

“Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions and follow the directions of signs.

“We thank everyone for their patience during this time.”

For the latest traffic updates download the Live Traffic NSW app, visit livetraffic.com or phone 132 701.

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