Changed traffic conditions on Newell Highway between Parkes and Forbes

Newell Highway.
Newell Highway.

Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions on the Newell Highway, 10 kilometres south of Parkes, for essential maintenance work.

The work involves removing and replacing the road surface to provide a smoother road and improve safety for all road users.

Work will be carried out on weekdays until August 23 between 7am and 6pm, and between 7am and 4pm on Saturdays, weather permitting.

Changed traffic conditions will be in place for the safety of workers and motorists, lane closures and a reduced speed limit of 40km/h will be in place during work hours.

Motorists are advised to plan their trip, allow extra travel time and follow the direction of traffic control and all signs.

Roads and Maritime Services thanks the community for its patience while work is carried out.

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