Maintenance and closures

St Helena Tunnel

For the safety of workers and motorists, the St Helena tunnel is closed for maintenance every three months.

Upcoming maintenance and closures are scheduled for the following date:

  • Monday and Tuesday 22 and 23 February, 2021 – 7pm to 5am
  • Monday 17 May, 2021 – 7pm to 5am
  • Monday 16 August, 2021 – 7pm to 5am
  • Monday 15 November, 2021 – 7pm to 5am

*During each closure north and southbound traffic is diverted onto the Hinterland Way between the Byron Road interchange at Bangalow and the Ewingsdale Road interchange at Ewingsdale.

Tugun Tunnel

For the safety of workers and motorists, the Tugun Bypass tunnel is closed for maintenance every three months.

Upcoming maintenance and closures are scheduled for the following dates:

Tugun Bypass Tunnel

  • Tuesday and Wednesday 23 and 24 February, 2021 – 8pm to 6am (AEDT - NSW time)
  • Tuesday and Wednesday 18 and 19 May, 2021 – 7pm to 5am (AEST)
  • Tuesday and Wednesday 17 and 18 August, 2021 – 7pm to 5am (AEST)
  • Tuesday and Wednesday 16 and 17 November, 2021 – 8pm to 6am (AEST - NSW time)

*During each closure north and southbound traffic is diverted onto the Gold Coast Highway and Stewart Road.