Monitors installed at Scarborough and Coalcliff

MOTORISTS are advised of changed traffic conditions on Lawrence Hargrave Drive at two locations next week.
Sensors will be installed to monitor the slopes to ensure the stability of the road.
Work will be carried out near Scarborough Railway Station for three nights from Sunday March 19 to Tuesday March 21.
Work will then be carried out about 500m north of Coalcliff Railway Station for two nights on Wednesday March 22 and Thursday March 23.
Work will be carried out at night between 8pm and 4am, weather permitting.
Single lane closures, traffic control and reduced speed limits of 40 kmh will be in place for the safety of workers and motorists.
Transport for NSW advises motorists to drive to the conditions, follow the directions of signs and traffic control.
An additional five minutes should be allowed for travel time.
For the latest traffic updates visit
livetraffic.com 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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