Latest on major road closures due to flooding in regional NSW at 8:00am

National Road Transport Association

Canowindra Road has reopened in both directions at Canowindra after being closed due to flooding.

In the state's north, Oxley Highway has closed in both directions between Gunnedah and Carroll due to flooding. .

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 closed between Walgett and Bourke, between Walgett and Burren Junction, and between Wee Waa and Merah North.
  • 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 also closed at Warren.

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.
  • Canowindra Road is closed at Canowindra.
  • 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.
  • West of Albury, the Riverina Highway is closed at Bungowannah and 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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