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NEWELL HIGHWAY CLOSED BETWEEN WEST WYALONG AND FORBES
The Newell Highway will be closed between West Wyalong and Forbes for some weeks due to floods.
The stretch of the highway closed will be 105km.
Roads Minister Duncan Gay said there would be an alterative route, which would take 250km as the stretch of highway would be closed for “some time”.
Northbound: Goldfields Way, Burley Griffin Way, Olympic Hwy, Mid Western Hwy, Canowindra Rd, Nangar Rd, The Escort Way, Parkes-Eugowra Rd, Henry Parkes Way then the Newell Hwy to Forbes
Southbound: Newell Hwy to Forbes, then Henry Parkes Way, Parkes-Eugowra Rd, The Escort Way, Nangar Rd, Canowindra Rd, Mid Western Hwy, Olympic Hwy, Burley Griffin Way, Goldfields Way
** this diversion adds around 200km and 3 hours additional travel time
Check Live Traffic NSW information on this website for further details on road closures and traffic conditions.