News, road works

Motorway between Bulli Tops and Waterfall closed at night for a week

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The Old Prince’s Highway exit at Waterfall. Picture: Google Streetview


THE M1 Motorway between Waterfall and Bulli Tops will be closed nightly for a week to allow  for essential maintenance work.

The Roads and Maritime Service have advised of changed traffic conditions from Sunday June 16. An RMS spokesperson said the work will include trimming vegetation, clearing drains and litter collection, as well as repairs to the road surface, guardrail and signs, to improve safety for motorists.

The M1 Princes Motorway will be closed at the intersections of the Old Princes Highway at Waterfall and Bulli Tops while this work is carried out.

To improve safety and allow the work to be carried out as efficiently and effectively as possible, the closure will be in place between 8pm and 4am for five nights from Sunday 16 to Thursday June 20, weather permitting.

Motorists can detour via the Old Princes Highway.

Information about this and future road closures, including detour maps, is available at Motorists are advised to plan their journey allow an additional 10 minutes travel time, drive to the conditions, and follow the directions of signs and traffic control.

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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