South East Queensland | Severe weather event | Multiple road closures
Intense rainfall and flash flooding are currently impacting large parts of South East Queensland, with roads and bridges closed in many areas. This weather event is expected to continue overnight and into the weekend.
With rain this heavy, conditions on our network can change rapidly. For up-to-date information on road closures and flooding around the state, visit the QLDTraffic website or call 13 19 40.
Check the Conditions of Operation Database for restrictions specific to heavy vehicle operators.
Please slow down on the roads and remember, if it’s flooded forget it!
M1 Pacific Motorway is closed in both directions from Cudgera Creek to Tweed Heads South
Heavy rainfall and damaging winds are impacting the road network in Northern NSW. For real time traffic advice visit LiveTraffic.com.
Transport for NSW crews are working closely with local councils to ensure road freight is able to keep moving as safely and efficiently as possible during this weather event. On ground information is being feed to LiveTraffic.com in real time so this is the most accurate and up to date information for the freight industry.
Plan ahead and regularly check LiveTraffic.com to stay safe on the roads.
Northern NSW Road Closure
Due to adverse weather the following road closures are in place across Northern New South Wales;
GRAFTON AND CASINO – Summerland Way is closed in both directions. Motorists are advised to use the Pacific Highway instead.
CLARENZA – Big River Way is closed in both directions between Summerland Way and Greens Lane. Heavy vehicles are able to take the Pacific Highway at Glenugie, light vehicles are being diverted at Centenary Drive.
CORINDI BEACH: Solitary Island Way is closed in both directions between Cox Lane and Coral Street. Motorists are advised to take the Pacific Highway instead.
LISMORE – Dawson Street at Leycester Street is closed in both directions. Terania Street and Peate Street are also closed.
THORA AND DORRIGO MOUNTAIN – Waterfall Way remains closed between Darkwood Road and Maynards Plains Road due to a landslide. Northbound motorists are able to take the Oxley Highway, Thunderbolts Way and Waterfall Way. Southbound motorists are able to take Armidale Road and Waterfall Way.
Motorists are advised to avoid driving in flood affected areas and motorists already in flood affected areas should follow the direction of emergency services.
The situation is changing quickly and motorists are advised to keep up to date at livetraffic.com and also check with local councils for further road closures.
For the latest traffic information, download the Live Traffic NSW app, visit www.livetraffic.com or call 132 701.