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DETOURS will be in place on the Pacific Highway between Bangalow and Ewingsdale next week for essential maintenance on the St Helena Tunnel.
Work will be carried out in north and southbound lanes of the tunnel on Monday May 21 and Tuesday May 22 between 7pm and 5am.
All traffic will be diverted onto the Hinterland Way between the Byron Road interchange at Bangalow and the Ewingsdale Road interchange at Ewingsdale.
Motorists are advised to plan their journey and allow an extra 10 minutes of additional travel.
The tunnel will remain fully operational during the day.
Roads and Maritime Services thanks the community for its patience while this essential maintenance work is carried out.
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