Work continuing on Princes Highway upgrade at Blakehurst

The work location of the Princes Highway upgrade at Blakehurst.
The work location of the Princes Highway upgrade at Blakehurst.

Work is continuing on the upgrade of the Princes Highway between James Street and south of Torrens Street at Blakehurst, with the project expected to be completed by mid-2022.

Transport for NSW has been busy continuing utility relocation, property adjustment and traffic signal works including the repositioning of pipes and cabling for the road widening.

Work scheduled for between 17 January and 31 March 2022 includes:

Continued utility investigation and relocation

Continued traffic signal work

The completion of property adjustment work

The start of road paving and kerb installation.

The work schedule will include up to 63 day shifts and 53 night shifts between Monday 17 January and Thursday 31 March 2022 and is subject to weather and work site conditions.

Day work hours will be between 7am and 6pm Monday to Friday and Saturday between 8am and 1pm.

Night work hours will be between Sunday and Thursday from 7pm to 5am. Transport for NSW has stated that they will not work more than five nights each week.

There will be temporary lane closures in place during work hours to ensure the work area is safe for road users and workers.

The works may require the temporary closure of side streets but detours will be in place and residential and emergency service access will be maintained at all times.

There may also be the partial closure of footpaths in work areas and clearly marked pedestrian detours will be provided.

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