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BREAKDOWN Car 4:24 am – M1 Pacific Motorway Mooney Mooney Creek just past Mooney Mooney Creeek Bridge 1 of Southbound lanes closed. Breakdown lane. Reduce your speed Exercise caution Transport for NSW, are attending . Last checked at 4:26am.
SCHEDULED ROADWORK Pavement repairs 9:08 am – M1 Pacific Mwy Tweed Heads to Banora Point between Darlington Dr and Terranora Creek Bridge Lane closures will be in place and traffic controllers will be on site to direct motorists. Check signage Exercise caution; Reduce your speed STARTS: Thursday 6:00pm. ENDS: 3:00am. Last checked at 11:52pm.
SCHEDULED ROADWORK Tuggerah to Doyalson upgrade 4:09 am – M1 Pacific Motorway Tuggerah to Doyalson between Wyong Rd and Doyalson Link Road info: M1 Pacific Motorway upgrade – Tuggerah to Doyalson

1 of 2 lanes northbound will be closed on Friday night, May 29.

From 8am Saturday 30th May the northbound carriageway will open to 3 lanes and remain 80km/h between Wyong Rd (Tuggerah Interchange) and Doyalson (Motorway) Link Rd.  

NOTE: approximately 1 2 weeks later the northbound carriageway will increase the speed limit from 80km/h to 110km/h between Wyong Rd (Tuggerah Interchange) and Doyalson (Motorway) Link Rd.

Exercise caution Check signage STARTS: Friday 8:00pm. ENDS: 8:00am. Last checked at 11:52pm.
CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS M1 Pacific Motorway upgrade 2:41 pm – M1 Pacific Motorway Somersby to Kariong between Peats Ridge Road and Central Coast Highway info: M1 Pacific Motorway upgrade

During work, 2 of 3 southbound lanes will be closed.

Then from 4am Thursday 28 May, the southbound carriageway will open to 3 lanes and an increased speed limit of 110km/h.

NOTE: There is a section of the southbound carriageway, between Wisemans Ferry Rd and Central Coast Hwy, that reduces to 2 lanes, then returns to 3 lanes from Central Coast Hwy.

Check signage Exercise caution STARTS: Wednesday 7:00pm. ENDS: 4:00am. Last checked at 11:52pm.
BREAKDOWN Van 2:41 pm – M1 Pacific Motorway Ewingsdale in St Helena Tunnel 1 of 3 Southbound lanes closed. Lane 1. Reduce your speed Exercise caution Transport for NSW,Emergency services, are attending . Moderate traffic conditions. Last checked at 2:44pm.
SCHEDULED ROADWORK Resurfacing 1:51 pm – Ewingsdale Road/Myocum Road Ewingsdale above M1 Pacific Motorway Diversions:

Southbound motorists on the motorway will use a dedicated U-turn area just north of the St Helena Tunnel to travel to Myocum and for those travelling from Byron Bay to Myocum.  

Northbound motorists will detour via Tyagarah Rd to Byron Bay and for those travelling from Myocum to Byron Bay.  

Access will remain available northbound to Myocum and southbound to Byron Bay.

Use diversions Reduce your speed STARTS: Wednesday 6:00pm. ENDS: 3:00am. Last checked at 1:54pm.
CRASH Car 11:57 am – M1 Pacific Motorway Mount Kuring-Gai just past Berowra off-ramp 1 of 3 Southbound lanes closed. Lane 1. Allow extra travel time Exercise caution Tow Truck,Emergency services,Transport for NSW, are attending . Heavy traffic conditions. Last checked at 12:30pm.
BREAKDOWN Truck 8:15 am – M1 Pacific Motorway Cowan just past Hawkesbury River Bridge 1 of 3 Southbound lanes closed. Lane 1. Reduce your speed Exercise caution Heavy vehicle tow truck,Transport for NSW, are attending . Last checked at 9:04am.
BREAKDOWN Truck 7:32 am – M1 Pacific Motorway Somersby near Wisemans Ferry Road 1 of 3 Northbound lanes closed. Lane 1. Reduce your speed Exercise caution Transport for NSW, are attending . Last checked at 7:40am.
BREAKDOWN Car 4:14 pm – M1 Pacific Motorway Mooney Mooney just past Hawkesbury River Bridge Northbound traffic affected. Breakdown lane. Exercise caution Allow extra travel time Tow Truck, are attending . Last checked at 4:18pm.
HAZARD scooter 1:36 pm – M1 Pacific Motorway Chinderah near Wommin Bay Road Southbound traffic affected. Reduce your speed Exercise caution Transport for NSW, are attending . Last checked at 2:48pm.
BREAKDOWN Truck 5:34 am – M1 Pacific Motorway Cowan approaching Berowra interchange Southbound traffic affected. Expect delays Heavy traffic conditions. Last checked at 6:32am.
SCHEDULED ROADWORK Tuggerah to Doyalson upgrade 4:27 am – M1 Pacific Motorway Tuggerah to Doyalson between Doyalson Link Road (Motorway Link Rd) and just south of Alison Rd info: M1 Pacific Motorway upgrade – Tuggerah to Doyalson

1 of 2 lanes will be closed on Thursday night, May 28.

From 4am Friday 29 May the southbound carriageway will open to 3 lanes and the speed remain at 80km/h between Doyalson (Motorway) Link Rd, Doyalson and just south of Alison Rd, Alison. 

NOTE: approximately 1 week later the southbound carriageway will increase the speed limit from 80km/h to 110km/h.

Exercise caution Check signage STARTS: Thursday 7:00pm. ENDS: 4:00am. Last checked at 4:22pm.
CRASH 3 cars 4:58 pm – M1 Pacific Mwy Mardi on Wyong Rd off ramp Northbound traffic affected. Allow extra travel time Exercise caution Transport for NSW,Emergency services, are attending . Last checked at 5:04pm.
BREAKDOWN Car 4:22 pm – M1 Pacific Motorway Brooklyn between Pacific Highway overpass and Hawkesbury River Northbound traffic affected. Exercise caution Reduce your speed Emergency services,Transport for NSW, are attending . Last checked at 4:24pm.
FERRY OUT OF SERVICE Breakdown 12:36 pm – Berowra Waters Ferry Berowra Waters between Bay Road and Berowra Waters Road Both directions Road closed. info: NSW vehicle ferries The ferry will be out of service until further notice.  Diversions:Westbound: Berowra Waters Rd, Pacific Hwy, M1 Pacific Mwy, Pennant Hills Rd, Boundary Rd, New Line Rd, Galston Rd, Arcadia Rd, Bay Rd
Eastbound: Bay Rd, Arcadia Rd, Galston Rd, New Line Rd, Boundary Rd, Pennant Hills Rd, M1 Pacific Mwy, Pacific Hwy, Berowra Waters Rd Use an alternate route Allow extra travel time Transport for NSW, are attending . Last checked at 1:04pm.
SCHEDULED ROADWORK Ferry ramp upgrade 10:41 am – Berowra Waters Ferry Berowra Waters between Berowra Waters Road and Bay Rd info: Berowra Waters Ferry upgrade Businesses on either side of the Ferry remain open. A free water taxi service will be available to pedestrians and cyclists at peak times, however physical distancing rules will limit capacity. Diversions:

Westbound: Berowra Waters Rd, Pacific Hwy, M1 Pacific Mwy, Pennant Hills Rd, Boundary Rd, New Line Rd, Galston Rd, Arcadia Rd, Bay Rd

Eastbound: Bay Rd, Arcadia Rd, Galston Rd, New Line Rd, Boundary Rd, Pennant Hills Rd, M1 Pacific Mwy, Pacific Hwy, Berowra Waters Rd

Use an alternative route Exercise caution; Check signage STARTS: Every Day all day. ENDS: . Last checked at 11:04am.
BREAKDOWN Semi trailer 7:29 am – M1 Pacific Motorway Bar Point just past Jolls Bridge 1 of 3 Northbound lanes closed. Lane 1. Exercise caution Reduce your speed Heavy vehicle tow truck,Transport for NSW, are attending . Last checked at 8:32am.
BREAKDOWN Truck 7:14 pm – M1 Pacific Mwy Beresfield at John Renshaw Dr 1 of 4 Northbound lanes closed. Lane 3. Exercise caution Reduce your speed Emergency services,Transport for NSW, are attending . Last checked at 8:16pm.
CRASH 3:18 pm – M1 Pacific Motorway Somersby between Pacific Hwy and Central Coast Hwy off ramp Northbound traffic affected. Exercise caution Reduce your speed Transport for NSW, are attending . Last checked at 3:22pm.

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LIVE - Travel Times (beta)

Wahroonga to Beresfield Northbound
Average: 1 hour 16 mins
      Now: 1 hour 15 mins (live)

Beresfield to Wahroonga Southbound
Average: 1 hour 16 mins
      Now: 1 hour 14 mins (live)

Northbound Travel Times (LIVE)

Sydney CBD to Wahroonga: 26 mins
M2 to Wahroonga: 11 mins

Wahroonga to Gosford Exit: 25 mins
Wahroonga to Newcastle Exit: 1 hour 9 mins

Newcastle Exit to Newcastle CBD: 20 mins
Newcastle Exit to Nelson Bay: 50 mins

Southbound Travel Times (LIVE)

We have added additional towns to this list for the heavy holiday traffic returning after NYE. The travel times are updated live based on current traffic conditions:

Nelson Bay to Newcastle Exit: 52 mins
Newcastle CBD to Newcastle Exit: 21 mins

Newcastle Exit to Wahroonga: 1 hour 10 mins
Gosford Exit to Wahroonga: 25 mins

Wahroonga to M2: 10 mins
Wahroonga to Sydney CBD: 23 mins

The listed travel times are accurate for motorists who use Google Maps to navigate the most efficient route / around accidents.

Motorists who do not use Google Maps (self navigate) OR who got caught up in a new accident (with no opportunity to divert) may experience longer travel times.

Therefore we recommend you use an internet-connected GPS app so you are routed via the most efficient path and should an accident occur, you are automatically re-routed via a faster road.

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The “travel time” section of this website is a new feature under beta/testing.