Latest on road and public transport affected by flooding at 1:45pm

National Road Transport Association

The New England Highway is closed in both directions to all vehicles in Singleton and Maitland due to flooding.

Motorists and public transport passengers are advised to avoid non-essential travel, with many other roads and public transport services affected by flooding.

In the Hunter:

  • Maitland to Cliftleigh – Main Road/Cessnock Road is closed between the New England Highway and Avery Lane.
  • Whittingham – the Golden Highway is closed between New England Highway and Range Road.
  • Tomago – Tomago Road is closed between Old Punt Road and Masonite Road. There’s also flooding over Tomago Road near the Pacific Highway.
  • Bulga to Colo Heights – Putty Road is closed between Wambo Road and Colo Heights Road.
  • Central Coast & Newcastle Line – no trains are Update:running between Cardiff and Wyong.
  • Hunter Line – no trains are running between Newcastle Interchange, Scone and Dungog.

On the Central Coast

  • Charmhaven – the Pacific Highway is closed at Wallarah Creek Bridge.

Around Sydney:

  • Heathcote to Lucas Heights – all westbound lanes of Heathcote Road are closed between the Princes Highway and New Illawarra Road. Eastbound lanes of Heathcote Road are open.
  • Windsor – Windsor Bridge is closed between Wilberforce Road and George Street. Sections of Wilberforce and Pitt Town roads are also closed.
  • North Richmond – Richmond Bridge is closed in both directions.
  • Yarramundi – Yarramundi Bridge is closed in both directions.
  • In the Royal National Park – Audley Weir is closed in both directions.
  • T1 Western Line – limited buses are replacing trains between Schofields and Richmond.
  • Blue Mountains Line – limited buses are replacing trains between Katoomba and Mount Victoria.
  • F3 Parramatta River services – alternative transport is running between Parramatta and Rydalmere.
  • Many bus services are affected by flooding and may divert at short notice or terminate early.

In the Illawarra, South Coast and Southern Highlands:

  • Jamberoo – Jamberoo Mountain Road is closed in both directions near The Abbey.

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

Motorists who need to travel are advised to allow plenty of extra travel time, and never drive through floodwaters.

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

For the latest traffic information, download the Live Traffic NSW app, visit www.livetraffic.com or call 132 701.

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