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Road Closures

Warrumbungle Shire Council Road Closures

As at 4:00pm on Friday 20 May 2022 

Warrumbungle Shire Council would like to advise that the road network has been affected by recent rain. Conditions may change rapidly, motorists should proceed with extreme caution and follow all warning signage. Roads are closed as follows:


• Ropers Road, Binnaway (between Mancers Lane to Brooks Road)
   (4WD Access Only)
• Avonside West Road, Dunedoo 
• Mt Bangalore Road, Mendooran 
• Yarrow Road, Mendooran 


Motorists are advised to proceed with extreme caution along any unsealed roads that are open.

Motorists are advised road closures on various roads remain in place and, Council is attempting to have these roads open and trafficable as soon as possible. For an update on road closures please visit Council’s website or contact Council’s administration office during office hours on (02) 6849 2000 or (02) 6378 5000.

Next Update: As and when required

For any after-hours roads emergencies please contact (02) 6849 2000.

During rain and flood events Warrumbungle Shire Council staff continues to inspect roads and collect information to update road bulletins at regular intervals.


During the time of a Road Closure, users are reminded that:

  • They may be liable for any damage that they cause to a road that is closed or to their vehicle.
  • Travelling on roads covered with water is extremely dangerous and should be avoided.
  • Road conditions can change without warning and drivers should travel with caution.
  • Unsealed roads damage very easily when they are wet and only essential journeys should be undertaken until these roads dry out.
  • Repairs to damaged roads are not usually possible until both the roads and gravel stockpiles begin to dry out.
  • Council prioritises repairs with higher trafficked roads usually receiving attention first.

 This information is not exhaustive, it is only current at the time of posting, and should be regarded as a guide only.  Motorist may experience different conditions on site to those reported above. As such motorist are reminded to undertake their own assessment as to the level of risk associated with driving on the roads within the Warrumbungle Shire Council area at this time. Roads and road surfaces may be wet or covered with water at culverts and causeways. Motorists are reminded to drive to the road conditions, obey road signs at all times and proceed with extreme caution.


Last Updated: 20 May 2022