Oakey Creek Road, Pokolbin

  • Project typeRoad safety improvements
  • Project scheduleConstruction: Nov 2021 - Feb 2022


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


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.

In accordance with the grant funding, the timeframe for the works, weather permitting and subject to site conditions is completion by 30 June 2022. 

A detour will be advised closer to construction.