Sections of highway remain closed due to flood waters

Flooding: Castlereagh Highway closed in sections due to flooding

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CLOSED: The Castlereagh Highway between the Golden and Newell highway remains closed in both directions due to ongoing flooding. Image: LIVE TRAFFIC

CLOSED: The Castlereagh Highway between the Golden and Newell highway remains closed in both directions due to ongoing flooding. Image: LIVE TRAFFIC

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Motorists advised to allow extra travel time.

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THE Castlereagh Highway has reopened between Gulgong and Leadville following earlier flooding, however other roads remain closed.

The highway was closed in both directions between Goolma Road and the Golden Highway, however, flooding has eased and diversions have now been lifted.

Meanwhile, the Castlereagh Highway between the Golden and Newell highways remains closed in both directions due to ongoing flooding.

MAP: The section of the Castlereagh Highway that remains closed

CLOSED: The Castlereagh Highway between the Golden and Newell highway remains closed in both directions due to ongoing flooding. Image: LIVE TRAFFIC

CLOSED: The Castlereagh Highway between the Golden and Newell highway remains closed in both directions due to ongoing flooding. Image: LIVE TRAFFIC

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Motorists are advised to avoid the area, use an alternate route and allow extra travel time to get to their destination.

The Warrumbungle Shire Council advises that a number of roads in this local government are closed due to flooding and to visit council's website for more information.

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

This story is courtesy of the Dubbo Liberal

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