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Changed Traffic Conditions Accessing Clyde Street From The Princes Highway


Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions from next week at the intersection of the Princes Highway and Clyde Street at Batemans Bay.

Roads and Maritime Services Director, Southern Region, Sam Knight said Roads and Maritime will be carrying out utility upgrades, roadwork and other major activities as part of the Batemans Bay Bridge replacement project.

“To ensure the safety of workers and motorists while this important work is carried out, permanent traffic changes on the Princes Highway will be implemented south of the bridge at the intersection of Clyde Street,” Ms Knight said.


“From Monday, motorists will no longer be able to turn right from the Princes Highway into Clyde Street or cross the Princes Highway from Clyde Street.

“This change will also reduce congestion and improve traffic flow during peak holiday traffic.”


ABOVE: Motorists travelling southbound on the Princes Highway who need to access Clyde Street to the west will need to instead turn LEFT at Clyde Street and head east, then turn RIGHT at North Street and back onto the Princes Highway northbound.


ABOVE: NO RIGHT TURN: Motorists travelling northbound on the Princes Highway who need to access Clyde Street to the east will first need to turn right at North Street.


ABOVE: Change diagram for vehicles going from Clyde Street West to Clyde Street East; source

ABOVE: Motorists travelling eastbound on Clyde Street to the west of the Princes Highway and wanting to continue along Clyde Street to the east in peak traffic periods can turn left at the Princes Highway travel across the bridge, complete a U-turn at the roundabout of the Kings and Princes highways and turn left onto Clyde Street.

Motorists travelling eastbound on Clyde Street to the west of the Princes Highway and wanting to continue along Clyde Street to the east in off-peak traffic periods can turn right at the Princes Highway then left into North Street to get to Clyde Street. RMS Maps of the changes can be found HERE

Ms Knight said signage and road barriers will be in place from Monday April 1 to assist motorists with the new road access.

“These changes have been tested through traffic modelling and will help improve traffic flow during peak holiday periods,” she said.

To view maps of the new road access for Clyde Street, visit rms.nsw.gov.au/BatemansBayBridge.

Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions, and follow the directions of signs and traffic control.

Roads and Maritime thanks the community for its patience while work is carried out.

For the latest traffic updates call 132 701, visit livetraffic.com or download the Live Traffic NSW App.

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