Oakey Creek Road, Pokolbin

  • Project typeRoad safety improvements
  • Project scheduleThe Project is currently on hold due to awaiting a response from Transport for NSW


Cessnock City Council received a grant under the Australian Government Black Spot Program to improve road safety on Oakey Creek Road, Pokolbin.

This project forms part of Council's Operational Plan. You can find it within the Operational Plan with the Project ID CRR 2021 006.


Council will be undertaking some site investigations along Oakey Creek Road in the coming months for the proposed improvements along a 4.1 kilometre section of Oakey Creek Road between Marrowbone Road in the west and Ingles Lane in the east. 


Scope of works 

The approved scope of work under the grant includes:

  • construct road shoulders (between 0.5m and 1m wide);
  • widen narrow culverts;
  • remove selected trees and cutting batters;
  • construct wire rope barrier and guardrail;
  • install non-skid surface;
  • install audio-tactile centre and Edge lines, and
  • install raised reflective pavement markers.

A detour will be advised closer to construction.