Hunter motorists are set to be further inconvenienced, with essential maintenance work taking place on the Newcastle Inner City Bypass.
A man and woman have been charged with numerous offences following a police pursuit through the streets of Newcastle on Thursday night.
Major construction will soon start on the long-awaited fifth section of the Newcastle Inner City Bypass, from Rankin Park to Jesmond.
Inquiries are continuing to identify the driver of a stolen car, which was seen driving dangerously through the Hunter and Central Coast on Tuesday afternoon.
Hunter police are appealing for information after an elderly man was threatened during an aggravated break and enter in Newcastle this morning.