2020 Roads and Maritime Services media releases

December 2020

28 December - Transport for NSW to appoint a new contractor to complete upgrades on the Princes Highway in Sutherland Shire
24 December - Jervis Bay jetskiers warned to cease the circle work
21 December - Under a harvest moon - a productive time to focus on grain transport safety
16 December - North Coast boasters urged to stay off the waterways this week
15 December - Geotechnical investigations in Blackheath and Mount Victoria
14 December - Stop, Revive, Survive with a free drink for drivers at Woodburn
14 December - Changed traffic conditions on the Gwydir Highway, east of Moree
14 December - Sydney's first smart motorway given the green light
10 December - New road maintenance contracts announced
10 December - More bus services between Campbelltown and Oran Park on the way
9 December - Have your say on proposed upgrades to Cambridge Avenue at Glenfield
3 December - Nowra Bridge project powers Aboriginal engagement
3 December - Major traffic changes on Princes Highway at Nowra
3 December - Changed traffic conditions on the Newell Highway and Elizabeth Lane intersection

November 2020

30 November - Shanged traffic conditions on Sturt Highway at Euston
30 November - Changed traffic conditions on the hume highway and conroy street at bookham
25 November - Improved safety for bike users and motorists in Kapooka
24 November - Changed traffic conditions on Melbourne Street at Mulwala
23 November - Batlow's business district makes way for safer journeys
20 November - Boaters urged to 'tow the line' this weekend
18 November - More safety improvements ahead for Pacific Highway at Herons Creek
18 November - Bring out your expired flares for safe, easy disposal
18 November - Wollongong Harbour Master Plan released
17 November - Road users advised to slow down on Hill Street in Orange
17 November - Boaters advised of new speed limit at Ettalong
16 November - Have your say on proposed road corridors to link the Greater Macarthur Area
16 November - Transport teams up to wipe out Graffiti in Albury
11 November - Aboriginal Maritime Safety Plan launch
10 November - Follow the footsteps for a glimpse at an Indigenous past
3 November - Professional services contract awarded for Elizabeth Drive upgrade

October 2020

30 October - More time to have your say on Blackheath tunnel
28 October - Swansea Channel dredging work more than doubled with NSW Maritime stimulus funding
26 October - Work starts to improve King Georges Road
26 October - Work starts to upgrade the historic Victoria Bridge at Picton
26 October - A smooth landing for the completion of airport precinct upgrades
23 October - Plans progress for Memorial Avenue upgrade
22 October - $133,000 fine for environmental pollution in Sydney waters
21 October - Tenders called for Eden Safe Harbour Project
20 October - Community to help shape a safer Snowy Valleys intersection
19 October - Connecting people and country in the Snowy Region

September 2020

29 September - Tacoma and Nelson Bay wharf upgrades complete

August 2020

27 August - Faster response times for marine emergencies out of Botany Bay
21 August - Cold snap poses additional risk for boaters across NSW
20 August - Murray River houseboat salvage a success
20 August - Motorists warned to take care with snow fall due in the Central West
18 August - Safer journeys at Harden and Murrumburrah
18 August - South Coast boaties reminded to take extra care with more than 110 navigation markers 'Off Station'
16 August - New plan to enable GPS access in Sydney tunnels
13 August - New commercial marina with public access to Sydney Harbour unveiled in Pyrmont
12 August - Motorists to slow down at Temora
6 August - Medlow Bath residents have more time to consider Great Western Highway design
5 August - Motorists advised of heavy rainfall expected in Western NSW
3 August - Garfield Road West planning is under way

July 2020

28 July - Motorists to slow down on Riverview Road in Moorong
22 July - Plans move forward for proposed M5 Motorway improvements
17 July - Queensland company given an expensive lesson in road safety
16 July - New debris from shipping containers washes up after wild weather 
7 July - Memorial Avenue upgrade drives ahead
3 July - Putting the safety keys in truckies' hands

June 2020

18 June - NSW taxpayers spared the bill but not the rubbish
6 June - Changed traffic conditions on M4 Motorway between Wallgrove Road and Roper Road
5 June - Coastal flights to determine effects of this week's wild weather on containers and debris
5 June - Increasing safety with more consistent speed zones in Huntley
4 June - Two possible bypasses of Blackheath considered by committee
2 June - Hazardous weather impacts NSW coastline but does not hamper clean up effort

May 2020

29 May - Scale of container clean up expands
27 May - Five shipping containers wash ashore near Norah Head
26 May - NSW coastal communities on high alert for debris and containers
21 May - All aboard for members of the same NSW household
20 May - New 40 km/h speed zones to increase safety in Forbes CBD
20 May - Pedestrians step out in safety near new Grafton Bridge
19 May - Motorists advised to slow down on Murray Street at Finley
13 May - Hoxton Park Road bus lanes report released
12 May - Restoration starts on 127-year-old McKanes Bridge
11 May - Work to start after community helps shape Berowra Waters ferry ramps upgrade
11 May - Have your say on improving bus services in Hornsby
8 May - Wallaga Lake Bridge essential repairs to resume
8 May - Environmental win worthy of celebration: YM Efficiency container retrieval success

April 2020

30 April - Speed zone change on New England Highway at Glen Innes
21 April - Work powering ahead for Wells Crossing to Glenugie
15 April - Opening soon! Get ready to drive Glenugie to Tyndale
9 April - Easter 2020 is not about boating

March 2020

27 March - Changed traffic conditions on Mona Vale Road at St Ives
27 March - Pedestrian safety improved at busy Crows Nest intersection
26 March - First stage of Campbelltown Road upgrade now open
23 March - Speed limit to be lowered along Herring Road at Macquarie Park
23 March - Traffic flow to improve along Blaxland Road
18 March - A step closer to easing congestion through Kingsgrove
17 March - Court determines there is a cost to protecting the marine environment
17 March - Ramped up boating facilities now complete at San Remo
10 March - Planning under way for Pacific Highway interchange and Ewingsdale Road
9 March - Information and advice on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)
9 March - Free road safety workshops in Casino and Kyogle
5 March - Lifejackets save lives! Learn how to service your inflatable lifejacket this weekend at Albury, Mulwala and Cobram

February 2020

21 February - Fires and floods continuing to impact NSW waterways
21 February - Work to start on new traffic lights to improve safety at Enfield
21 February - Bushfire clean-up continues on Chifley Road at Lithgow
18 February - Speed limit changes along sections of M4 Motorway
17 February - New lane eases congestion at busy Sydenham intersection
11 February - Changed traffic conditions as Airport North work ramps up
11 February - Safety improvements for busy Camperdown intersection
10 February - Countless missing navigation markers and debris in water
9 February - Severe weather prompts reminder to boaters
9 February - Boaters urged to "stay dry" on water
6 February - Boaties advised to take extra care with dangerous surf conditions and heavy rain forecast
6 February - Jenolan Caves Road to close due to safety concerns
3 February - Explosive find! Secret wartime tunnel located under road in Royal National Park
3 February - Registrations of interest now open for Sydney maintenance contracts

January 2020

25 January - Boaters reminded to steer clear of the ferries on Australia Day
24 January - Blues and Maroons unite for a safe Australia Day long-weekend
22 January - Historic Lansdowne Bridge to be restored
20 January - New revised clearway times to reduce delays on Stoney Creek and Forest Roads
20 January - Community reminded to have their say on proposed M5 Motorway improvements
15 January - Refresh on achoring rules urged ahead of Australia Day
13 January - School zone to be extended near Collaroy Plateau Public School
08 January - Golden Highway closed at Elong Elong for clean-up and repairs after fuel spill
06 January - School zone for new Marist Catholic College at South Hurstville

... see 2019 media releases

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