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February 4, 2023

Update: major roads closed by floodwater

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The NSW Transport Management Centre reports that the Bruxner Highway has reopened in both directions between Tenterfield and Sandilands after closing owing to flooding.

The Bruxner Highway remains closed between Sandilands and Mallanganee, between Casino and South Lismore and between West Ballina and Uralba

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

Other major road closures remain in place in the state’s north, including:

  • Glenugie to Tintenbar: The M1 Pacific Motorway and Pacific Highway remain closed in both directions
  • Lismore CBD: Roads are closed including Dawson Street and Ballina Road.
  • Lismore to Bangalow: Bangalow Road is closed.
  • Grafton to Casino: Summerland Way is closed to light vehicles
  • South Grafton to Clarenza: Big River Way is closed.
    • Big River Way is also closed at Tyndale.
  • Thora to Dorrigo Mountain: Waterfall Way is closed due to a landslide.

Many other local roads are closed, with motorists urged to check local council pages and social media sites for updates.

Motorists are reminded to never drive through floodwater, follow the directions of emergency services and take extreme care as conditions are changing quickly.

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


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