Latest information on road closures, North Coast NSW flooding
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The below information was provided by NSW Transport at 8.30am today (27 January 2012).
The Pacific Highway remains closed this morning due to heavy rain and localised flooding 1.5km north of the Gwydir Highway in Grafton.
Diversions are available at this location. For light vehicles: Use Centenary Drive in both directions
For heavy vehicles and B doubles: Divert via Casino on the Bruxner Highway, then Summerland Way to Grafton.
• The Pacific Highway has been reopened overnight after localised flooding caused the highway to closed in both directions due do flooding at Corindi (near Blackadder Creek) Corindi is located south of Grafton on the NSW North Coast.
One lane remains open in both directions with a reduce speed limit in place (40km/h). Delays are being experienced in this area.
• There are also reports of road surface damage (pot holes) on the Pacific Highway between Coffs Harbour and Tweed Heads.
Motorists are advised to exercise caution and expect delays.
Additionally, • Waterfall Way between Dorrigo Mountain and Raleigh remains closed in both directions.
• Tweed Valley Way, Chinderah remains closed in both directions.
• Orara Way at Bluff Bridge, Glenreagh remains closed in both directions.
• Ulmarra Ferry remains out of service due to high water levels.
• Bangalow Road is closed between Bangalow to Lismore.
Motorists are advise to exercise extreme caution when travelling in flood affected areas around NSW. The latest information regarding flood affected state roads visit www.livetraffic.com or call the traffic information line on 132 701. This line is available 24hours a day.
Further information regarding localised flooding of council roads visit www.myroadinfo.com.au
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