Memorial Drive road works

roadwork-signMOTORISTS are advised by the Roads and Maritime Services of changed traffic conditions on Memorial Drive (Northern Distributor) at Russell Vale on Monday May 27 for maintenance work to be carried out.

Work will involve road resurfacing and repairs to improve safety for motorists.

Work will be carried out on Memorial Drive in one southbound lane at Russell Vale and one northbound lane at North Wollongong.

To minimise impact to motorists work will be carried out at both locations between 7.30pm and 4.30am, weather permitting. Changed traffic conditions including lane closures, traffic control and a reduced speed limit of 40kmh will be in place for the safety of workers and motorists.

Motorists are advised to allow an additional five minutes travel time, drive to the conditions and follow the direction of signs and traffic control.

For the latest traffic updates call 132 701, or visit

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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