Latest on major road closures due to flooding in regional NSW at 10:15am

National Road Transport Association

The Kamilaroi Highway has closed in both directions between Gunnedah and Boggabri due to flooding.

In the south, Riverina Highway has reopened in both directions at Bungowannah.

Motorists are still advised to avoid non-essential travel in flood-affected areas.

Motorists who need to travel in flood affected areas are advised to take extreme care, never drive through floodwaters and be prepared for conditions to change quickly.

Several major roads remain closed including:

In the State’s North:

  • The Kamilaroi Highway is also closed between Walgett and Bourke, between Walgett and Burren Junction and between Wee Waa and Merah North.
  • The Castlereagh Highway is closed between Walgett and Lightning Ridge, and also between Walgett and Wingadee (north of Coonamble).
  • The Gwydir Highway is closed between between Walgett and Collarenebri, and between Collarenebri and Moree.
  • The Carnarvon Highway is closed between Garah and Mungindi.
  • The Oxley Highway is closed at Warren and also between Gunnedah and Carroll.

In the North West:

  • The Cobb Highway is closed between Wilcannia and Booligal.

In the Central West and South:

  • The Newell Highway is closed between Forbes and Wyalong.
  • Lachlan Valley Way is closed between Forbes and Cowra, between Legh Street and Morongla Road in Cowra, as well as between Forbes and Jemalong.
  • Henry Lawson Way is closed between Forbes and Grenfell.
  • The Escort Way is closed between Forbes and Eugowra.
  • The Mid Western Highway is closed between West Wyalong and Goolgowi.
  • Goldfields Way is closed between Wyalong and Barmedman.
  • The Newell Highway is closed between Gillenbah and Jerilderie.
  • The Sturt Highway is closed between Darlington Point and Collingullie.
  • North of Corowa, the Riverina Highway is closed at Coreen.
  • Kidman Way is closed at Wallanthery.

In addition to state managed roads, some local roads managed by councils may also be affected.

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