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Road conditions within Carrathool Shire can change suddenly depending on the weather. Council appeals to all drivers planning to travel on unsealed roads to drive to the conditions of the roads, choose an alternate route when wet and to obey road closure signage. Disregard to this appeal could lead to prosecution to the full extent of the law.

Please Note: Road conditions are only updated when changes are required.

🚫 ERIGOLIA ROAD 🚫
CLOSED TO HEAVY VEHICLES (open to LIGHT VEHICLES ONLY as of 18/11/2022)

🚫 MURRUMBIDGEE RIVER ROAD 🚫
CLOSED TO ALL TRAFFIC

🚫 501R LACHLAN VALLEY WAY 🚫
Mountain Creek – Hillston to Lake Cargelligo
CLOSED TO ALL VEHICLES Approximately 10km from Kidman Way/ Lachlan Valley Way Intersection

🚫 KIDMAN WAY CLOSED 🚫
Due to rising flood levels the Kidman Way between Hillston and Cobar (Cobar side of Wallanthery Bridge) is now CLOSED to ALL VEHICLES.

🚫 LACHLAN RIVER ROAD CLOSED 🚫
Closed from Wallanthery end of road.
From Hillston end open to local traffic 4×4 only with caution. Closed to all other traffic.

🚫 ROTO ROAD CLOSED 🚫
Due to rising flood levels (Water over the road) the Roto Road 25kms from Hillston is CLOSED to ALL TRAFFIC (RESIDENT ACCESS ONLY).

🚫 CANNARDS ROAD CLOSED 🚫
TO ALL TRAFFIC with the exception of RESIDENTS ACCESS ONLY.
1.5km west of The Bluff Road/Pleasant Valley Road Intersection

Current Road Closures – Updated Friday 25 November 2022 at 1.28pm

Roads Status
MR501 Lachlan Valley Way (Hillston to Booligal) CLOSED
Gunbar Booligal Road CLOSED
MR80 Mossgiel Road (Hillston to Mossgiel) CLOSED
Whealbah Road (North of MR80 to National Park Entrance) CLOSED
Roto Road – Unsealed Section CLOSED
Ryans Road CLOSED
Andersons Lane CLOSED
Eight Mile Tank Road CLOSED
Mount Grace Road – Water Over Road CLOSED
Melbergen Road (Between Jones Road & Merungi Road) CLOSED
Obriens Road CLOSED
Square Well Lane CLOSED
Crown Nest Road CLOSED
321R – Rankins Springs Road OPEN
Carrathool Road (at Merrylees Bridge) CLOSED TO HEAVY VEHICLES – OPEN TO LIGHT VEHICLES ONLY
Bringagee Road (Channel cut into road to assist water flow)

CLOSED to all traffic, road IMPASSABLE

CLOSED

Please note: Any roads which are not sealed are DRY WEATHER ACCESS ONLY.

Road closures are updated during office hours only, for updates or road emergencies after hours please call 0407 244 429.

For any other updates please refer to Live Traffic.