Latest on major road closures in regional NSW due to flooding at 2pm 1 November

National Road Transport Association

Lachlan Valley Way is closed again between Cowra and Boorowa due to flooding.

Lachlan Valley Way also remains closed between Forbes and Cowra, as well as between Forbes and Jemalong.

Motorists are 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.

Many other roads in regional New South Wales remain closed including:

In the Central West and South:

  • The Newell Highway is closed between Forbes and Wyalong.
  • 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 Olympic Highway is closed in both directions at Bendick Murrell.
  • 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 the North:

  • The Kamilaroi Highway is closed between Gunnedah and Quirindi.
  • The Kamilaroi Highway is also closed between Walgett and Bourke, between Walgett and Burren Junction, between Wee Waa and Merah North, and between Wee Waa and Narrabri.
  • The Castlereagh Highway is now closed between Walgett and Coonamble.
  • The Gwydir Highway is closed between Collarenebri and Telleraga Road, west of Moree.
  • The Carnarvon Highway is closed between Garah and Mungindi.
  • The Oxley Highway is closed between Warren and Collie (west of Gilgandra).

In the state's North West/Far West:

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

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

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