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Essential maintenance at the St Helena Tunnel will be carried out overnight on the Pacific Motorway at Ewingsdale from Monday, 27 May.

To reduce impact to motorists, work will be carried out at night. The tunnel will be closed to all traffic from 7pm to 5am each night from Monday, 27 to Wednesday, 29 May, reopening at 5am on Thursday, 30 May 2024, weather permitting.

Northbound traffic will be diverted onto the Hinterland Way at Byron Bay Road (Bangalow exit), rejoining the highway at Ewingsdale, and southbound traffic will be diverted onto Hinterland Way at Ewingsdale Road (Byron Bay exit), rejoining the highway at Bangalow. 

Motorists are advised to allow up to five minutes additional travel time for the diversions, which are suitable for all vehicles, drive to the conditions and follow the direction of signs and traffic control.

Routine maintenance of the St Helena Tunnel is carried out every three months and involves a range of measures such as inspecting the various operating and safety systems.

Transport for NSW thanks motorists for their patience during this time.

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


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