Have your say on Coffs Harbour Bypass plan


Artist Impression of proposed Shephards Lane tunnel (Coffs Harbour Bypass). Image source: Roads and Maritime Services.

19 September 2019

The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is calling for community feedback on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Coffs Harbour Bypass proposal.

Roads and Maritime Services has identified a preferred route, which will provide a 14-kilometre four-lane divided highway bypass of Coffs Harbour.

The Coffs Harbour Bypass seeks to:

The Department’s Executive Director, Infrastructure Assessments, David Gainsford, said community input is a vital part of the planning process and encouraged everyone to have their say. “Our role is to assess this infrastructure proposal in consultation with local people, government agencies and stakeholders,” Mr Gainsford said.

“The exhibition period is a time in which we listen to all views from the community as part of our careful assessment process.”

After the exhibition closes on 27 October, the Department will consider all community submissions received, along with feedback from other government agencies and council, as part of its independent assessment process. Roads and Maritime Services will be asked to provide a response to issues raised in submissions on the proposal.

For more information on the Environmental Impact Statement, please visit our Major Projects website, https://www.planningportal.nsw.gov.au/major-projects/project/10461.


Artist Impression of proposed Coramba Road interchange (Coffs Harbour Bypass). Image source: Roads and Maritime Services.




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