Lawrence Hargrave Drive closed to traffic at Stanwell Park on Monday


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Motorists are advised by the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) that Lawrence Hargrave Drive at Stanwell Park will be closed next Monday for essential maintenance work.

The work includes trimming vegetation and clearing gutters and drains and the maintenance of guardrails and signs.

Lawrence Hargrave Drive will be closed to all vehicles on Monday May 20 between Lady Wakehurst Drive and Railway Crescent, from 8pm to 4am, weather permitting.

Detours will be in place via the M1 Princes Motorway and Bulli Pass, and motorists should allow up to 30 minutes additional travel time.

Residents living within the closure will be able to access their property with the assistance of traffic control from the Stanwell Park end of the closure area only.

Motorists are advised to follow the direction of traffic control and reduce speed limits.

For the latest traffic updates visit or call 132 701.

About Mick Roberts

A journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of Australian pubs and associated industries for over 30 years. He is working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick managed several community newspapers. He has been editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), the Sydney city newspaper, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW.


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