Work continues on the Banora Point upgrade.
Work continues on the Banora Point upgrade. John Gass

RTA digs in on upgrade

MOTORISTS have been advised the Pacific Highway entry and exit points at Laura St will soon close due to continuing work on the Banora Point upgrade.

The NSW Roads and Traffic Authority said the street will be closed from Wednesday, April 6.

“Residents and motorists will be able to access Laura St via the temporary eastern link road and the new northern interchange roundabout at Minjungbal Dr,” an RTA spokesman said.

“Signs will be in place on the highway and local roads to direct motorists to and from Laura St and closure of the entry and exit points will improve safety and function for motorists and pedestrians.

“Motorists entering Laura St will no longer impact on highway traffic flow when reducing speed to make the left turn movement.”

The northern interchange roundabout will continue to be improved, with the provision of a slip lane for traffic entering Minjungbal Dr from the southbound off ramp.

This will assist in managing the additional traffic through the roundabout as a result of closing Laura St, the RTA said.

Meanwhile, the slow lane at Banora Point will be closed between 10am and 2.30pm today to allow for the construction of a retaining wall and the fast lane will remain open at all times.

For more information about the changes to traffic conditions, including maps of the changes, please visit the NSW RTA website or contact the Banora Point Upgrade Alliance community relations team.



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