Damage to Geregarow Road near Coutts Crossing due to water flowing over the road.
Damage to Geregarow Road near Coutts Crossing due to water flowing over the road. Sharn Domatas

Latest Clarence Valley road closure information

UPDATE, 10AM MONDAY: DRIVERS are advised to continue to exercise caution as roads continue to reopen throughout the Clarence Valley.

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Highway closures

Motorists are still advised to avoid non-essential travel in flood affected areas of northern New South Wales.

The Pacific Motorway remains closed in both directions for light vehicles at Banora Point between Tweed River and Clothiers Creek Road. Heavy vehicles are now able to pass in either direction..

Tugun Tunnel (Pacific Mwy) closed southbound out of the Gold Coast to stop traffic heading towards the motorway closure.

Motorists are advised to delay travel however motorists who need to travel between New South Wales and Queensland are advised to use the New England Highway.

Other roads closed or affected by flooding:

The Bruxner Highway remains closed between Casino and Goonellabah.

Bangalow Road remains closed between Dawson Street in Lismore, and Bexhill Village.

Tweed Valley Way closed at a number of locations between Murwillumbah and Stotts Creek

Summerland Way closed at Fairy Hill Road at Fairy Hill

The Ulmarra and Lawrence vehicle ferries across the Clarence River are out of service.

Motorists should check the latest conditions, follow directions of emergency services and traffic crews, and never drive through floodwaters.

For the latest information about conditions on major state roads and highways visit www.livetraffic.com or call 132 701

For information on local council roads in the region visit www.myroadinfo.com

>> RELATED STORY: Flooding causes road closures on two major highways

Hazard

There are a number of sites on the Pacific Highway between Tabbimoble and Tyndale where motorists are asked to reduce speed and drive to the conditions due to water on road and damage to the road surface.

Closed

1.  15 Mile Swamp - Lower Kangaroo Creek Rd (Closed)
Road closed water over road

2.  Black Swan Drive Coutts Crossing (Closed)
Road closed water over road

3.  Browns Lane, Coaldale (Closed)
Road is closed due to Bridge wash out

4.  Cangai Road - White Bridge (Closed)
White Bridge on the Cangai Road is closed.

5.  Clarence Way Fine Flower (Closed)
Road closed water over the road

6.  Coaldale Road at Chevalleys Bridge (Closed)
Road closed water over bridge

7.  Coombadjha Road (Closed)
The road is need of repair following the last rain event.

8.  Geregarrow Road (Closed)
Road closed water over road

9.  Iluka Road at Esk River (Closed)
Iluka Road Closed at Esk River due to water over road.

10.  Kungala Road at Dundoo Bridge (Closed)
Water over bridge

11.  Kungala Road at Sherwood Creek (Closed)
Road closed water over road

12.  Lilydale Road - Lilydale Bridge (Closed)
Road closed water over road

13.  McPhersons Crossing (Closed)
Water over road

14.  McPhersons Crossing Road (Closed)
Road closed water over bridge

15.  Old Glen Innes Road - Buccarumbi Bridge (Closed)

Old Glen Innes Road at Conroys Road (Closed)
Waker over the road

16.  Orara Way - Bluff Bridge (Closed)
Road closed water over bridge

17.  Prince St - Grafton (Closed)

Prince Street (Closed)
Prince Street, Grafton between the levee and the river Closed

18.  Rogan Bridge (Closed)
Road closed water over bridge

19.  Rushforth Road Poley Bridge (Closed)
Road closed water over bridge

20.  Stockyard Creek Road (Closed)
Road closed water over the road

21.  Summerland Way (Closed)
Closed between Grafton and Casino. Water over the road at Leeville

22.  Tyson Street, South Grafton (Closed)
Road closed water over the road

23.  Whiteman Creek Road (Closed)
Road closed water over the road

24.  Winegrove Road Lilydale Bridge (Closed)
Road closed water over the road

Caution

1.  Goodwood Island Rd (Caution)
Road width reduced to one lane near Whitby Ln Boat Ramp due to riverbank slip. Use caution, obey traffic control signage,

2.  Lawrence - Maclean Rd (Caution)
Road reduced to One Lane due to Riverbank slip. 60kph Speed Zone installed, Give Way for alternating traffic. Please use caution and obey traffic control signage.

3.  Orara Way - various locations (Caution)
Water over the road at various locations between Lanitza and Braunstone - caution advised

4.  Yamba Road, Yamba (Caution)
Yamba Road at Romiaka Channel Bridge, Roadworks in Progress, till October 2017. Please drive to conditions, follow traffic control signage.

BIG WET: Iolanthe St in South Grafton was inundated with water at about 1pm today.
BIG WET: Iolanthe St in South Grafton was inundated with water at about 1pm today. Rebekah Wall

Open

1.  Vere Street South Grafton (Open)


 

PLEASE follow the following closures and warning for the Clarence Valley carefully and remember, IF IT'S FLOODED, FORGET IT.

If you are in trouble you can call 000 or contact the SES on 132 500.

Do you know of any roads that aren't on this list but should be? Let us know at newsroom@dailyexaminer.com.au.

>> CHANGED CONDITIONS ON GWYDIR HIGHWAY DUE TO ROCK FALLS

Landslips along the Gwydir Highway in between Glenn Innes and Grafton.
Landslips along the Gwydir Highway in between Glenn Innes and Grafton. Roads and Maritime Service


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A motorist drives through floodwaters despite a road closed sign in South Grafton on Thursday, 30th March, 2017.
A motorist drives through floodwaters despite a road closed sign in South Grafton on Thursday, 30th March, 2017. Tim Howard

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