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March 12, 2020
Bypass Opening to Traffic

ROADS and Maritime Services have advised the bypass will be opening to traffic on Saturday morning. There will be changed traffic conditions on Friday from 6pm as road barriers are removed and permanent new line markings put in place, with a 40 kilometer speed restriction in place during the work.  Traffic will be progressively moved […]

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February 26, 2020
Take a Walk on the Bypass

RESIDENTS are invited to see the new bypass up close on Saturday morning with a 3.5 kilometres community walk, taking in the key features of the southern section of the bypass.  There will be a passport-style brochure people can keep as a memento and collect stamps as they cross the three bridges on the bypass. […]

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January 21, 2020
Bypass Ready For Easter Traffic

WHILE the Scone bypass was scheduled for completion at the end of this year, it is on track to be opened before Easter. See aerial photos of the bypass below. Tony Gant, director of projects for the Hunter, Transport NSW presented an update on the bypass, at a meeting organised by Council and the Scone […]

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January 8, 2020
Changed Traffic Conditions for Bypass

BEGINNING Monday, traffic conditions on the New England Highway at the southern approach to Scone, will change. Speed limits will reduce to 40 kilometres an hour and new traffic controls will be in place between 6pm and 7am for three weeks, weather permitting. Planned road work will include progressively removing sections of the existing road […]

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November 1, 2019
Bypass Work: Changed Traffic Conditions

TODAY traffic on the New England Highway on the northern side of Scone near Makybe Diva Street will be diverted onto a new section of Kelly Street while road building and stormwater pipelines are laid to connect to the bypass to the highway. Traffic will be impacted from 7am until 6pm. For the latest traffic […]

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September 23, 2019
Traffic Delays for Bypass

WORK on the northern end of the bypass will disrupt traffic on the New England Highway, commencing this week and finishing on October 5.  Traffic from the highway will be diverted to a new section of Kelly Street near Makybe Diva Street, as the new road surface is built and storm water pipes are laid. […]

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September 18, 2019
Editorial: The Overpass: A Tale of the Ridiculous

IN 100 years time when people are waiting at the level crossings on Liverpool Street and Kelly Street and they wonder why an overpass wasn’t placed in town, here is the story of how it failed to happen… IN the beginning, residents waited at the boom gates on Liverpool Street and Kelly Street in Scone […]

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