COVID-19 Updates

Road Closure Updates – Severe weather – NSW East Coast

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Heavy rainfall and damaging winds are impacting the road network along the East Coast of NSW.  For real time traffic advice visit

Northern NSW

Pacific Highway has opened from QLD border to Ballina. The highway remains closed from Ballina to South of Grafton.  Only heavy vehicles servicing the areas north of Ballina including in and around Lismore and Byron Bay are being given access.  All other heavy vehicles are asked not queue at Chinderah as this is making access for essential vehicles difficult.

The Gwydir Highway from Grafton to Glen Innes  is opened.

Southern NSW

Princes Highway has been affected between Gerringong and Kiama.

Illawarra Highway is closed at Macquarie Pass.

Heavy Vehicle Inspection Stations

The Tweed Heads and Lismore Heavy Vehicle Inspection stations have been closed due to the ongoing weather event. These closures are impacting heavy vehicle registration inspections.  To rebook your inspection, please visit our online portal call us on 1300 364 847 or visit a Service Centre.

Real Time Traffic Information

Transport for NSW crews continue to work 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 fed to in real time so this is the most accurate and up to date information for the freight industry.

Please encourage drivers to take extra care when travelling in these conditions and on unfamiliar routes.  Traffic control and emergency crews are out on the roads directing traffic please take extra care near all work crews.  Travel safely.

Plan ahead and regularly check to stay safe on the roads

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