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Coffs Harbour Bypass
« on: October 01, 2018, 12:09:19 AM »

Hi Peter,
Its Roy Jury just wondering if the new proposed Bypass will be close to or cause you any problems,
 I certainly hope not mate, but the town does really need to be Bypassed.....
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Re: Coffs Harbour Bypass
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2018, 11:40:01 PM »

Roy, we are just over 200 km north of Coffs, so it won't impact directly on us, however I use the highway regularly and travelling through Coffs can be very slow. I do feel sorry for those farmers whose land will be affected by the current plan, as the proposed route goes west of the town and will cause severe problems for those in its path. I agree that the town needs to be bypassed, and should have been years ago, as it's a massive bottleneck on a busy highway. There was talk of tunnels at one stage, but apparently that idea has been shelved in favour of the current route. I would have thought that tunnels would have been the least disruptive option, but what do I know? When the Woolgoolga to Ballina section of the M1 is complete, Coffs Harbour will be the only remaining serious impediment to traffic flow, with dual carriageway on the rest of the trip from Sydney to Brisbane, over 900 km.


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Re: Coffs Harbour Bypass
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2018, 09:04:28 PM »

My cousin got married in Coffs Harbour back in 1996. We travelled from the north of Brissy to it in one day.
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Re: Coffs Harbour Bypass
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2018, 11:04:59 PM »

My cousin got married in Coffs Harbour back in 1996. We travelled from the north of Brissy to it in one day.


That's not far by Aussie standards :-)


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Re: Coffs Harbour Bypass
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2018, 11:10:45 PM »

 %) ....


gawd ...we drive 800 km on a Sunday morning to get our favorite Bacon + Egg roll.....read the Sunday papers & then drive back home for afternoon tea


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Re: Coffs Harbour Bypass
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2018, 11:11:56 PM »

I know, but us Poms get excited driving 150 miles. We need a wee break and a coffee break unless we drive through a meal time and then a sandwich and cake is required as well  :} Driving five hours to get the bloody post is amazing when you think about it.
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Re: Coffs Harbour Bypass
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2018, 12:20:14 AM »

Roy, we are just over 200 km north of Coffs, so it won't impact directly on us, however I use the highway regularly and travelling through Coffs can be very slow.
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oh I don't know about that Peter..........or it wasn't 40 years ago lol............still got the speeding ticket here at home in my scrap book.............on my beamer R900s and my mate Scotty hatton on his Ducati 750 SS our way home from Lismore and another mate's farm got sited for doing 120 kph  through the place by a highway patrol man in his Chrysler Charger...I never did pay my 100 $ fine, lol.......there weren't much build up of traffic in those days........hope they've forgotten that little incident when I apply for my holiday visa in a few years, or the kids will be going without me,  {-) {-) {-) {:-{
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Re: Coffs Harbour Bypass
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2018, 12:29:14 AM »

gawd ...we drive 800 km on a Sunday morning to get our favorite Bacon + Egg roll.....read the Sunday papers & then drive back home for afternoon tea
Derek



bit of an exaggeration there Derek........yer bacon and egg butties would be cold and flabby by the time you get home, unless you own a GTHO, hehe. {-) {-)
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Re: Coffs Harbour Bypass
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2018, 02:38:44 AM »

watch out Neil....the Copper in his Chrysler Valiant [smoking] Charger is still waiting for you  {-) ............. Derek
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Re: Coffs Harbour Bypass
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2018, 12:41:36 PM »

watch out Neil....the Copper in his Chrysler Valiant [smoking] Charger is still waiting for you  {-) ............. Derek



he probably is Derek...I cheated him out of 100 bucks, {-) {-)
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Re: Coffs Harbour Bypass
« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2018, 02:34:44 PM »

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« Reply #11 on: October 08, 2018, 07:31:03 AM »

I had to come to Newcastle NSW today to attend the funeral of a dear cousin of my wife's, so had to battle the traffic in Coffs Harbour on the way down, I think we got every red light <*<  I was amazed at how much work has been done on the highway since our last trip, it's really good now, and we had a great run.


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