Pacific Highway, Ourimbah

Pacific Highway

On the Central Coast the Pacific Highway connects the growing urban, commercial and industrial precincts in the Gosford and Wyong local government area.

Latest news

NOV 2021

NOV 2021Harrington & Coopernook roads intersection, Pacific Highway

Survey work commencing

Traffic counters are being installed and surveyors are carrying out investigations to start informing the concept design for the intersection improvements. Work commenced in mid-November and is expect to take about four weeks.

Next steps

The next phase of the project will include engaging a contractor to start working on the concept design and Review of Environmental Factors (REF). We expect to start this work by mid-2022.

For more information please view our November 2021 project notification (PDF, 292Kb).


The road is part of the state road route west of Tuggerah Lake, connecting the Central Coast's northern residential and industrial areas. These areas include: Warnervale, Charmhaven, Budgewoi Lake, northern Tuggerah Lake and Toukley. It is used by an average of 27,000 vehicles a day.

Current or proposed construction projects on the Pacific Highway route include:

Completed construction projects on the Pacific Highway route include:

  • Stage 1 Lisarow to Ourimbah – Dog Trap Road intersection at Ourimbah
  • Stage 2 Lisarow to Ourimbah – Pacific Highway between Glen Road and Burns Road
  • Stage 3a Lisarow to Ourimbah – Pacific Highway between Glen Road and Ourimbah Street
  • Pacific Highway, San Remo
  • Anzac Road to Johnson Road, Tuggerah
  • Wyong Road & Pacific Highway intersection upgrade at Tuggerah

Media releases

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18 November 2021

Early work starts on $60 million Harrington-Coopernook overpass

16 November 2021

Have your say on plans to widen Hexham Straight

11 October 2021

Coffs bypass tender shortlist announced

24 September 2021

RFS solitary brigade moves into new improved shed

July 2021

13 local and regional builders sign on to Coffs Harbour bypass project

April 2021

Safer journeys on the way for Port Macquarie

March 2021

Smoother travel ahead on Pacific Highway

March 2021

Girders to shape Lisarow's new rail bridge

February 2021

Local businesses invited to bid for bypass work

February 2021

Teven wetlands a road to rehabilitation for endangered species

January 2021

Safer journeys ahead on Pacific Highway at Twelve Mile Creek

December 2020

Pacific Highway upgrade boosts bypassed towns

December 2020

Meet the families that built the Pacific Highway

December 2020

Coffs Harbour bypass green light to drive local jobs economy

November 2020

More safety improvements ahead for Pacific Highway at Herons Creek

November 2020

Bridging two capitals to boost freight

September 2020

Pacific Highway improvements at Belmont North

August 2020

Woodburn, Broadwater and Wardell next to be bypassed

August 2020

Maclean Interchange opens to traffic

July 2020

Maclean interchange to open soon as Pacific Highway upgrade nears finish line

July 2020

Paving the way to a better Pacific Highway

May 2020

Final section of Pacific Highway Upgrade nears finish line

May 2020

Stimulus drives safer outcomes for Pacific Highway intersection



Contact us

For further information contact:


Mail: Roads and Maritime Services Central Coast Office, Locked Bag 2030, Newcastle NSW 2300.

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