Survey to end Pacific Highway driver misery

Geotechnical investigations have begun on Pacific Highway upgrades which could signal relief to driver misery for thousands every day.

Member for Bradfield Paul Fletcher, in whose constituency the infamous snarl ups occur, has announced that as part of the State Government’s $300 million Urban Roads Pinch Point Program, key trouble spots which may be remediated include the Highway between Ray Street and Ku-ring-gai Avenue in Turramurra, at Finlay Road where it borders Warrawee and Turramurra, around the Fox Valley Road exit onto the Highway at Wahroonga and the Highway at Coonanbarra Road and Redleaf Avenue in Wahroonga.

“Many residents would agree that a serious examination of the congestion on major and arterial roads is long overdue,” said Paul Fletcher, also the Minister for Infrastructure.

The 14 weeks of survey work involves drilling pits to see what the ground beneath the existing roads is like and what utilities there are. NSW Roads and Maritime Services is warning of noise and traffic changes during the course of the survey.

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