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Council is generally responsible for public roads within the Tweed except the Pacific Motorway and Gold Coast Highway, which are the responsibility of Transport for New South Wales (external link).

For more information on road ownership and maintenance responsibilities for driveways, private and crown roads and bridges visit our roads and bridges page.

Information on this page is intended as a guide. Start and end dates are estimates only and may change for various reasons including weather conditions.

Roadworks and closures information last updated on 15 April 2021.

Current works


  • Tweed Coast Road - from 17 March for about 10 weeks Caution
    Works involve constructing a 570m section of sewer rising main to increase operational capacity and accommodate for future developments. There is likely to be minimal traffic disruptions.


  • Cobaki Road - due to be completed late April 2021 Short delay
    Repair recent flood damage. Install guardrail at newly constructed culverts. Minor traffic delays of up to 5 minutes.

Fingal Head

  • Letitia Road - remains closed until Thursday 27 May 2021 Closed
    Road closure will remain in place until Thursday 27 Mary 2021 due to the heightened concerns about protecting the Aboriginal elders and residents particularly vulnerable to COVID. This decision was made at the Tweed Shire Council meeting held on Thursday 28 February 2021. The road is open to pedestrians and cyclists. Council will seek the advice of the Aboriginal Advisory Committee for any further extensions of the closure. For more information refer to the Council meeting agenda and minutes.


  • Rob Roy Crescent - early April 2021 for about 4 weeks Closed Detour
    Road reconstruction. Works have been delayed due to wet weather.


  • Numinbah Road - mid February to mid May Closed Detour Long delay
    A 670m section of Numinbah Road at the NSW/QLD border will be reconstructed to improve road safety. Works will include road widening and resurfacing, kerb and gutter and retaining walls. Expect delays of up to 10 minutes as traffic will be down to one lane with reduced speed limits. Recent weather events have delayed construction. Works are now expected to be completed by mid May.

South Murwillumbah

  • Alma Street - week starting 12 April for about 3 days Caution
    In addition to the water main construction, there will be a kerb and gutter repairs between Haynes Lane and River Street. Expect minimal traffic disruptions.
  • Alma Street - November 2020 to April 2021 Short delay Detour Caution
    Water main construction nearing completion. Works being undertaken next to the bridge. Pedestrians will be directed to use the footpath on other side of the bridge. Motorists can expect short delays of up to 5 minutes.
  • Lundberg Drive - late April 2021 Short delay Caution
    Pavement replacement works opposite Hayley Place. Expect minor delays of up to 5 minutes.
  • Tweed Valley Way - see Alma Street

Tweed Heads

  • Brett Street - see Wharf Street
  • Ivory Crescent - see Wharf Street
  • Ivory Place - see Wharf Street
  • Kennedy Drive - from week beginning 19 April 2021 to June Detour Long delay Caution
    Road safety improvement along Kennedy Drive opposite Ray Pascoe Park. Works will include road widening, pedestrian refuge upgrade, road resurfacing and public domain works. Drive with caution and consider alternative routes where possible. Go to the Grant funded road safety projects (external link) page for more information on this and other grant funded road safety projects.
  • McGregor Crescent - see Wharf Street
  • Wharf Street - February to end April 2021 Caution
    Night roadworks at Wharf, Brett and Powell streets and day road works at Ivory, McGregor and Florence crescents and Ivory Place. Council has engaged East Coast Asphalt and Concrete Edging to profile, seal and re-asphalt various roads in Tweed Heads. Due to the high volume of daytime traffic, some roads will be done as nightworks. Night roadworks hours are from 7pm to 6am. Day roadworks hours are from 7am to 5pm. However, traffic control may set up outside of these times to make the work zone clear of vehicles. Works have been delayed several weeks due to the continued wet weather. Please check electronic signs near the sites for exact dates and any changes to the schedules.

Tweed Heads South

  • Enterprise Avenue - 12 to 16 April 2021 Caution
    Kerb repairs in front of the pump station near Traders Way. Work will take about two days. Expect minimal traffic disruptions.

Tweed Heads West

  • Scenic Drive - 1 February 2021 to late April 2021 Caution Long delay
    Scenic Drive from Panorama Drive, along Scenic Drive, towards Walmsley Road Reservoir. Water main replacement works are 70% complete. In coming weeks, a further section of Scenic Drive, opposite Warringa Drive, will be down to one lane while reticulation works are underway. Refer to electronic signs for up to date information. Expect delays of up to 10 minutes.


  • Riverside Drive - see Tweed Valley Way
  • Tweed Valley Way - 20 April 2021 Short delay
    Elfords Electrical will be relocating power and light poles at the corner of Tweed Valley Way and Riverside Drive. Expect delays of up to 5 minutes. Traffic controllers will be on site.
  • Tweed Valley Way - roadworks to recommence from late April to June 2021 Caution
    Works to extend existing culverts, widen the road and install new guardrail at Tweed Valley Way and Riverside Drive intersection. Wet weather over the past few months has significantly delayed works.

Upcoming works

Cabarita Beach

  • Cypress Crescent - June to July 2021 Caution Short delay
    Construct 260m long section of new water main. Expect minor delays of up to 5 minutes.


  • Orient Street - May 2021 Detour Short delay
    Water main replacement works and footpath reconstruction. Expect minor delays of up to 5 minutes.
  • Pearl Street - June to August 2021 Detour Long delay
    Water main replacement works as well as kerb and gutter and roundabout reconstruction. These works will then be followed by road reconstruction. Expect minor to moderate delays of up to 10 minutes. Detours will be in place at times.
  • Vulcan Street - July 2021 Caution
    Water main replacement works. Please drive with caution.


  • Byangum Road - date to be advised Caution
    Build retaining wall at Byangum Road and Myrtle Avenue intersection.
  • Tumbulgum Road - June to July 2021 Caution
    Construct 400m long section of new water main from Reynolds Street east to the Mayal Creek bridge.

South Murwillumbah

  • Lundberg Drive - date to be advised Detour
    New sewer rising main construction work from Quarry Road to Buchanan Street.
  • Lundberg Drive - June 2021 Short delay Detour
    Pavement replacement works opposite Hayley Place. Expect minor delays of up to 5 minutes.
  • Reserve Creek Road - June 2021 Caution
    Replace 880m of water main along Reserve Creek Road starting from Keilvale towards Tweed Valley Way.

Tweed Heads

  • Beryl Street - July 2021 Short delay Detour
    Sewer rising main replacement works at Beryl Street. Expect minor delays of up to 5 minutes.
  • Emprire Lane - early May 2021 for about 3 weeks Detour
    Road reconstruction.
  • Tweed Terrace - July 2021 Caution
    Build 10 to 15 new car park within the Carlin Family Park on Tweed Terrace. Expect minor disruptions.


  • Kyogle Road - early June 2021 for about 3 weeks Caution
    270m of footpath to be constructed along Kyogle Road between Mount Warning Hotel and Vic Bianchetti Sports Field.

Other works

From time to time, NSW Government's Roads and Maritime Services and the City of Gold Coast will advise us of major roadworks that may affect Tweed motorists. We will publish the information here.

For the latest information about planning, construction and operation of infrastructure projects in NSW go to the Roads and Maritime Services project page (external link).

For information on City of Gold Coast road closures go to their media centre page (external link).

How we plan to deliver safe, well maintained roads

Our Roads and Stormwater unit is responsible for providing and maintaining a network of roads and bridges, footpaths and cycleways that is safe, efficient and accessible.

What we deliver, what use to deliver and how we measure these are detailed in our delivery plan (409kB PDF).

Black spot programs

We regularly seek community comment on plans to improve road safety in the Tweed.

These projects have been funded under the Australian Government Black Spot Program and construction are due to be completed before 1 July 2021.

Visit the Your Say Tweed website (external link) for more information on our grant funded road safety projects.

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