Latest on major roads closed due to flooding in regional NSW at 4:15pm

National Road Transport Association

Major roads are closed around Walgett in the State’s North due to flooding.

The Castlereagh Highway is now closed between Coonamble, Walgett and Lightning Ridge.

The Gwydir Highway is still closed between Walgett and just west of Moree.

The Kamilaroi Highway remains closed between Walgett and Bourke, as well as between Walgett and Burren Junction.

Also in the State’s North:

  • The Kamilaroi Highway is closed between Wee Waa and Merah North, and between Wee Waa and Narrabri.
  • The Carnarvon Highway is closed between Garah and Mungindi.
  • The Oxley Highway is closed between Warren and Collie (west of Gilgandra).
  • The Kamilaroi Highway is closed between Gunnedah and Quirindi.

In the North West/Far West:

  • The Silver City Highway is closed between Broken Hill and Packsaddle, but is now open between Tibooburra and the Queensland border.
  • The Cobb Highway is closed between Booligal and Wilcannia.

In the Central West and South:

  • Goldfields Way is closed between Wyalong and Barmedman
  • 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.
  • Canowindra Road is closed in both directions at Canowindra.
  • The Newell Highway is closed between Gillenbah and Jerilderie.
  • The Sturt Highway is closed between Darlington Point and Collingullie.
  • West of Albury, the Riverina Highway is closed at Bungowannah and at Coreen.
  • Kidman Way is closed at Wallanthery.

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

Anyone who needs to travel is advised to take extreme care, never drive through floodwaters and be prepared for conditions to change quickly.

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

For the latest traffic information, visit or download the Live Traffic NSW app.

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