News, road works

Memorial Drive off-ramp closed to traffic for two nights from Sunday

South Bound Off Ramp Memorial Drive North Wollongong Google

South bound off-ramp from Memorial Drive at North Wollongong will be closed for two nights from Sunday. Picture: Google Streetview

THE southbound off ramp from Memorial Drive into North Wollongong will be closed for two nights next week for maintenance work.

To minimise impact to motorists, Transport for NSW advise that work will be carried out from this Sunday (May 10) for two nights between 7.30pm and 4.30am, weather permitting.

Motorists can detour via the Princes Highway exit at West Wollongong. Signs will then direct traffic via Crown Street and Keira Street.

Motorists are also advised to drive to the conditions, and allow an extra 10 minutes travel time, as well as to 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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