Bulli Pass

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Bulli Pass reopens ahead of schedule

THE second stage of safety work on Bulli Pass to install rock fall protection safety barriers, improve the safety ramp and carry out slope stabilisation work has been completed a week ahead of schedule and the road reopened to motorists at 2.30pm on Friday October 27. Work started on Monday August 28 and the road … Continue reading

Bulli’s great wall continues

Pass to close again for over a month MOTORISTS are advised that the second Bulli Pass closure will occur later this month to complete the installation of rock fall protection fencing. A Roads and Maritime spokesperson said the NSW Government had allocated $5 million to install just over a kilometre of fencing to improve safety … Continue reading

Bulli Pass to close for 10 weeks

Roads and Maritime Services will be carrying out the second stage of safety works on Bulli Pass from the M1 Princes Motorway to the hairpin bend from August 28. The road will be closed for a period of up to 10 weeks to complete the second stage of work, from Monday August 28 to Friday November … Continue reading

Bulli’s record length ‘landslide fence’

By MICK ROBERTS. BULLI has made the record books with its new $5 million landslide fence. Most have heard of Western Australia’s rabbit fence. When completed in 1907, the rabbit-proof barrier stretching 2,023 miles (3,256 km) through Western Australia, was the longest unbroken fence in the world. Now Bulli has made the record books, as … Continue reading

MP wants answers over Pass closure

THE Minister for Roads Duncan Gay has remained silent on the closure of Bulli Pass while concerns mount over the impact it will have on the day to day lives of northern suburbs motorists. State MP for  Keira, Ryan Park has submitted a request under freedom of information surrounding Bulli Pass closure.  The NSW Government through … Continue reading

Bulli Pass Shut for Two Months

THE Roads and Maritime Service has advised that the Bulli Pass will be closed for two months from early October to carry out essential safety improvement work. The NSW Government will spend $5 million to install around 1.1 kilometre of rock fall protection fencing from the Princes Motorway to ‘The Elbow’ and safety ramp on … Continue reading

Bulli Pass chase

POLICE have charged a man who was detected travelling at more than 200kmh at the bottom of Bulli Pass last night. About 7.20pm on Wednesday police will allege that they spotted a white Holden Commodore doing a burnout at the intersection of Lawrence Hargrave Drive and Bulli Pass. Highway Patrol officers followed the vehicle west up … Continue reading

Bread truck avoids Bulli Pass road spikes

A teenager swerved to miss road spikes on Bulli Pass during a pursuit in a bread truck this morning. About 6.15am today (Wednesday), police spotted a stolen bread truck travelling on Robinsons Road, Gwynneville. The truck had been stolen while making a delivery earlier in the morning. Police attempted to pull over the vehicle, however it allegedly … Continue reading

Looking Back: Coaching the sea cliffs

By MICK ROBERTS. THE eagerly awaited arrival of the railway to the Illawarra awoke the world to what is known today as Lawrence Hargrave Drive and its scenic splendour, altering what was a coastal bush track from a quiet local thoroughfare into a busy main road linking Sydney to Wollongong. Soon after the opening of … Continue reading

Wollongong’s last temperance hotel to be demolished

By MICK ROBERTS. ANOTHER one of Bulli’s last two remaining brick guest houses seems destined for demolition. The former Sea View Guest House joins the nearby former Railway Guest House in Railway Street as being threatened with demolition. The Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has lodged a development application with Wollongong City Council to demolish … Continue reading

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