Information on local road closures

Plan your trip ahead in times of flooding and road works.

Motorists are advised to check www.livetraffic.com for road closure updates and hazard information.

Parkes Shire Council wishes to advise that the following changed traffic conditions and roads closures are in place in Parkes Shire:

Road closures

Flash Flooding

Parkes Shire Council wishes to advise of the temporary road closures due to flash flooding:

  • Narromine to Tullamore (MR354)
  • Tullamore to Peak Hill (MR348)
  • Bulgandramine Road (SR1162)
  • Oliview (SR26)
  • Warregal Road
  • Bindogundra Road
  • Brolgan Road - one lane closed

Council regrets the inconvenience caused, however, the preservation of the road asset is of prime importance. Motorists are asked to use extreme caution when travelling in the wet weather.

Please avoid walking or driving through flood waters, it may be deeper and faster flowing than anticipated and/or the road may have suffered extensive damage hidden beneath the water.

Load Limit

Please note the load limit for all unsealed roads in the Parkes Shire is closed to vehicles over 3 tonne with the exception of  school buses, emergency vehicles and Council road plant and will be reviewed 10am Tuesday 28 March 2017.

Rehabilitation Works

Parkes Shire Council wishes to advise of the temporary closure of of the following roadways for rehabilitation works.

The Following roads will be closed due to works:

  • Clarinda Street roundabout from 4pm Saturday 1 April to 7am Sunday 2 April and again from 4pm Sunday 2 April to 7am Monday 3 April.

If you have any questions or require further information regarding this matter please contact Council's Program Engineer, Mr Joel Cowling on 6861 2344.