Traffic Notices

For further information on conditions in emergency situations go to the SES website via

For information on current incidents on State roads go to the RMS website via

For information on RMS road projects go to

For information on changes to traffic conditions on Council's current construction works see 'Civil Construction Projects'.

Road closures due to water over road - please see Roads & Traffic page 


Temporary Closure - Works - The Riverwalk between Lavenders Riverside Café & the rear of 360a High Street, Maitland

Notice is hereby given that Council’s contractor will be temporarily closing The Riverwalk between Lavenders Riverside Café, 418a High Street, and the rear of 360a High Street Maitland (Beud Korean Restaurant) from 2 March 2017 for a period of four months for reconstruction of the section of The Riverwalk at the rear of The Riverlink Building which is presently under construction.

Detours and signs will be in place directing people either into High Street, or on to The Levee lower road, adjacent to the riverbank.

For more information contact Council’s project officer - 4934 9838.  

Temporary Road Closure - Dagworth Road

Notice is hereby given that Dagworth Road, Louth Park will be temporarily closed to all traffic from Tuesday 16 May 2017 between 7.00am and 3.30pm.

Works are scheduled to take approximately one - two weeks.

Enquiries can be directed to Ben Turner, Coordinator Civil Works, via 0428 600 281.

Maintenance work on Level Crossings and Farley Railway Bridge

ARTC have advised that a closedown is scheduled from 7.00pm Friday 9 June 2017 to 3.00am Tuesday 13 June 2017 to undertake essential maintenance work on a number of level crossings and the Farley Railway Bridge.

 Australian Rail Track Hunter Line Closures

Further to information above Council has received advice that the Sydney Trains are planning the closure of the Hunter Railway Lines between Newcastle to Maitland, Scone and Dungog on Saturday 10, Sunday 11 and Monday 12 June 2017.  During this period buses will replace train services to cover the full closure extent.

Night work on Belmore Bridge, Belmore Road, Maitland - from Wednesday 31 May 2017

Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) is performing repair work on the Belmore Bridge to ensure its continued safe operation.

The work includes repairing the railing situated between the road and the footpath.

The RMS will be working between 6pm and 4am from Wednesday to Thursday and expect to complete the work in two nights, weather permitting.  The RMS will advise if any work outside these times is required.

How it will affect you?

There may be some noise associated with this work.  The RMS will make every effort to minimise noise by turning off machinery when not in use.

Traffic Changes

There will be some temporary traffic changes to ensure the work zone is safe.

A single lane closure will be in place and may affect travel times.  Please keep to speed limits and follow the direction of traffic controllers and signs.  For latest traffic updates, you can call 132 701, visit or download the Live Traffic NSW App.


If you have any questions, please contact the RMS Project Manager, Steven Hoolihan, on 02 4908 7617 or via  For more information on RMS projects visit


 Temporary Road Closure - Rail Works - George Street Rail Bridge and Day Street between George and High Streets, East Maitland

Council wishes to advise that both the George Street rail bridge and Day Street between High and George Streets, East Maitland will be temporarily closed to traffic for a few days to allow corridor works to be carried out by Downer Group.  Proposed temporary road closure will occur from 9.00am Friday 9 June 2017 to 12 noon Tuesday 13 June 2017.

Detour will be via High Street.