DELAYS of up to 20 minutes are facing commuters heading south on the final day of the long weekend, the Transport Management Centre says.
The government authority is advising southbound motorists to allow extra travel time from Raymond Terrace to Heatherbrae and from Hexham to Tarro as thousands of holiday-makers make their way home after the Easter long weekend.
The Transport Management Centre said Pacific Highway motorists should allow an extra 20 minutes to get through the Raymond Terrace and Heatherbrae areas and an extra 15 minutes on the New England Highway between Hexham and Tarro.
Double demerits remain in force until midnight Easter Monday as part of the statewide Operation Tortoise which began last Wednesday. Operation Go Slow - which will run over Anzac Day and the end of the school holidays - begins at midnight on Tuesday.
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