Slope stability work along Patonga Drive this weekend

Locals fancying a trip down to Patonga this weekend may want to add a few extra minutes to their travel time with roadworks expected to cause delays.

Council is undertaking slope stability works adjacent to Patonga Dr between Mount Ettalong Rd, Umina to Pearl Beach Dr, Pearl Beach until Monday, November 22.

The works, which started on November 16, are expected to run from 7am until 5pm daily, weather permitting.

Council said delays during peak hour traffic times will be avoided where possible, however are anticipated during non-peak hours of 9:30am and 2:30pm.

“Council apologies for inconvenience whilst these essential works are carried out and appreciates motorists’ patience as no alternative detour around the work is available,” a Council spokesperson said.

“Whilst any delays will be minimised, at times they may be in the vicinity of 15 minutes.

“Anyone travelling through this area should allow for extra travel time and take care.

“There will be temporary traffic control measures in place for the duration of the works to ensure the safety of the community.”

To keep up to date with any road closures that may impact travel times and/or routes on Central Coast roads under Council’s responsibility, go to Central Coast Council’s website and search road closures.

Media statement, Nov 16
Central Coast Council