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Road closure updates in northern NSW due to flooding

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As flood-stricken communities brace for more severe weather in the north of the state, here’s the latest from Transport for NSW’s freight branch on road closures impacting the industry.

Pacific Highway – West Ballina
Northbound lanes are open.
One lane southbound is open.

Summerland Way – between Casino and Grafton 
Summerland Way is closed between Leeville and Myrtle Creek.
It is expected to reopen today.

Summerland Way – between Casino and Kyogle
Summerland Way is closed at Reynolds Creek (Cedar Point).
It is expected to reopen today.

Bruxner Highway – Uralba
Bruxner Highway is now open at Uralba
Heavy vehicles can now access Lismore from the east
The Bruxner Highway remains closed between Casino and Lismore.

“Please take extra care when travelling in these conditions and on unfamiliar routes, and be aware of the risk of land slips and falling trees.

“Traffic control and emergency crews are out on the roads directing traffic.”

Major updates from Live Traffic NSW:

  • M1 Pacific Mwy off-ramp to Tamarind Dr at Cumbalum is closed
  • The Pacific Highway is open in both directions for all vehicles, between Wardell and Tintenbar after being closed due to flooding. One northbound and one southbound lane of the highway remain closed.
  • At Uralba, the Bruxner Highway has reopened under alternating stop/slow traffic conditions between Uralba Road and Teven Road.

Other closures remain in place, including:

  • Lismore Road/Bangalow Road is closed in both directions between Lismore and Binna Burra.
  • The Bruxner Highway is closed in both directions between Lismore and Casino.
  • Big River Way is closed in both directions between Charles Street and Duncans Road at South Grafton.
  • Waterfall Way is closed in both directions between Raleigh and Dorrigo Mountain.
  • Summerland Way is closed in both directions between Myrtle Creek and Leeville

Some local roads managed by councils are also affected: check council websites and social media pages for updates.

“A reminder to drive to the conditions, and never drive through floodwaters.”

Visit livetraffic.com for the latest.

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