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Latest on roads and public transport affected by flooding at 11:40am (5th July)

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Motorists and public transport passengers are still advised to avoid non-essential travel in flood-affected areas.

At Berkshire Park, Richmond Road is closed in both directions between St Marys Road and Northbound Drive.

At Charmhaven on the Central Coast, the Pacific Highway is closed in both directions at Wallarah Creek Bridge.

Motorists can divert via Sparks Road, M1 Pacific Motorway and Motorway Link.

At Howes Valley, south of Singleton, Putty Road is closed between Milbrodale Road and Colo Heights Road.

Motorists should use the M1 Pacific Motorway to travel between Sydney and the Hunter.

Other road closures and public transport disruptions continue.

Around Sydney:

  • Milperra to Lansdowne – Henry Lawson Drive is closed between Bullecourt Avenue and the Hume Highway.
  • Milperra to Chipping Norton – Milperra Road/Newbridge Road is closed between Marigold Street and Governor Macquarie Drive.
  • Heathcote to Lucas Heights – Heathcote Road is closed between the Princes Highway and New Illawarra Road.
  • Windsor – Windsor Bridge is closed between Wilberforce Road and George Street. Sections of Wilberforce and Pitt Town roads are also closed.
  • Vineyard – Windsor Road is closed between Park Road and Groves Ave
  • North Richmond – Richmond Bridge is closed in both directions.
  • Yarramundi – Yarramundi Bridge is closed in both directions.
  • Wallacia to Glenmore Park – Mulgoa Road is closed in both directions between Park Road/Silverdale Road and Glenmore Parkway.
  • Oxford Falls – Oxford Falls Road is closed between the Wakehurst Parkway and Aroona Road.
  • In the Royal National Park – Audley Weir is closed in both directions.
  • T1 Western Line and T5 Cumberland Line – limited buses are replacing trains between Schofields and Richmond due to flooding on the tracks.
  • Blue Mountains Line – limited buses are replacing trains between Mount Victoria and Katoomba due to a landslip near Mount Victoria
  • T7 Olympic Park Line – buses replacing trains due to flooding between Lidcombe and Olympic Park
  • F3 Parramatta River services – alternative transport is running between Parramatta and Rydalmere due to the Parramatta weir overflowing
  • Many bus services are affected by flooding and may divert at short notice or terminate early.

In the Illawarra, South Coast and Southern Highlands:

  • Barrengarry – Moss Vale Road is closed in both directions between Bunkers Hill Road and Myra Vale Road due to landslips.
  • Jamberoo – Jamberoo Mountain Road is closed in both directions near The Abbey
  • South Coast Line – limited buses are replacing trains between Waterfall and Thirroul.

In the Hunter:

  • Whittingham – Golden Highway is closed between New England Highway and Range Road
  • Gillieston Heights to Cliftleigh – Main Road/Cessnock Road is closed between Redwood Drive and Avery Lane
  • Hunter Line – trains are not running between Newcastle Interchange, Scone and Dungog due to flooding on the tracks at Sandgate.

In addition to state managed roads, some local roads managed by councils are also affected or closed.

For the latest traffic information, download the Live Traffic NSW app, visit or call 132 701.

For information about local council roads, use the “council supplied information” tab on or check with local councils.

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