News, road works

Appin Road closed for three days

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MOTORISTS are advised by the Transport for NSW of road closures on Appin Road for three days from Tuesday for essential maintenance work between Appin and the M1 Princes Motorway.

This work will include trimming vegetation and clearing gutters and drains as well as maintaining guardrails and signs.

The road will be closed in both directions between 9am and 3pm from Tuesday 17 to Thursday 19 September, weather permitting.

Motorists should plan their journey and allow up to 15 minutes additional travel time.

Motorists travelling between Wollongong and Campbelltown can detour via Picton Road and the Hume Motorway. Light vehicles can also use Broughton Pass between Appin and Picton roads.

Information about this and future road closures, detour routes and additional travel time, can be found at

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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