Temporary detours for High St and Anzac Pde over Easter holidays

Posted 10 April 2017

What is happening?

ALTRAC Light Rail will complete track work at the intersection of High St and Anzac Pde from Saturday 15 April 2017, with the intersection re-opening on Tuesday 25 April 2017. Road closures and detours will be in place throughout these works.

Work will be continuous from 8pm on Saturday 15 April 2017 to 11.59pm on Monday 24 April 2017.

This continuous work has been scheduled over the Easter holiday period to take advantage of expected lower traffic volumes.

Read the construction notification for complete details.

How will the works affect you?

Public transport detours

  • Route 891 will run from the northern side of High St (ie. the Racecourse side of the road) for all drop-offs and pick-ups during these works. These buses will travel via a diverted route on High St, Wansey Rd and Alison Rd.
  • Routes 348, 370, 400 and 410 will divert via Barker St. Temporary stops will be in place on each side of Barker St (near UNSW Gate 14).
  • The temporary bus stops on Anzac Pde south of Day Ave will be closed during the works. The closest bus stop will be located on Anzac Pde near Barker St.

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Traffic detours and road closures

  • Two traffic lanes in each direction on Anzac Pde will be maintained during day time hours.
  • The southbound lanes will divide around the construction site near High St. Additional lane closures will be in place at night.
  • Right turns from High St into Anzac Pde, and Anzac Pde into High St will be prohibited.
  • High St will be closed at Wansey Rd for all westbound (ie. down the hill) traffic:
    • City-bound traffic from the eastern end of High St will be detoured via Wansey Rd, introducing a temporary one-way traffic lane from High St to Alison Rd.
    • The westbound detour will be via Botany and Barker sts or Wansey and Alison rds.
    • Vehicles will be able to travel eastbound on High St (ie. up the hill) between Anzac Pde and Wansey Rd.
    • The left turn from High St onto Anzac Pde is permitted for vehicles under six metres. Vehicles over six metres will need to travel west via Wansey Rd.

Pedestrian and cyclist detours

  • The current pedestrian crossing across Anzac Pde at High St will be closed from 15 to 24 April 2017.
  • Pedestrian detour signs will direct pedestrians north to the Doncaster Ave crossing or south to UNSW’s University Mall crossing.
Where is the work taking place?

The construction site will be established within the Anzac Pde and High St intersection.


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Where can you find more information?

  • For more information about the CBD and South East Light Rail work in the area, call 1800 684 490, email projects@transport.nsw.gov.au or visit www.sydneylightrail.com.au
  • To provide feedback or complaints about Sydney Buses’ services, complete their online feedback form.
  • For urgent enquiries or complaints call the Light Rail 24-hour Construction Response Line: 1800 775 465
  • For the latest information on traffic conditions related to construction in the area, visit www.livetraffic.com