Live Traffic NSW warnings for the Clarence Valley on Saturday, January 18, 2020.
Live Traffic NSW warnings for the Clarence Valley on Saturday, January 18, 2020.

Flooding causes road delays, closures across the Clarence

UPDATE 2.58pm: Gwydir Hwy/Charles St is now open but Live Traffic NSW is still urging drivers to exercise caution and to expect heavy traffic conditions in both directions on the Pacific Hwy between Duncans Rd and Alipou St in South Grafton.

Torrential rain through the morning have caused flooding leading to road closures and dangerous conditions across the Clarence Valley.

 

Live Traffic NSW warnings for the Clarence Valley on Saturday, January 18, 2020.
Live Traffic NSW warnings for the Clarence Valley on Saturday, January 18, 2020.

 

South Grafton has been forced to redirect traffic along Ioanthe St, Spring St and Bent St after the Gwydir Hwy/Charles St stretch between Pacific Hwy and Bent St was flooded.

 

Live Traffic NSW warnings for the Clarence Valley on Saturday, January 18, 2020.
Live Traffic NSW warnings for the Clarence Valley on Saturday, January 18, 2020.

 

Transport for NSW also advise all drivers to avoid the Pacific Hwy south east of South Grafton or delay their journey as heavy traffic conditions cause significant delays.

 

Live Traffic NSW warnings for the Clarence Valley on Saturday, January 18, 2020.
Live Traffic NSW warnings for the Clarence Valley on Saturday, January 18, 2020.

 

Chatsworth in the Lower Clarence Valley has also been affected, with Transport for NSW urging drivers to exercise caution and slow to 60km/h along the Pacific Hwy near Carrols Lane.

For more information on road closures, head to livetraffic.com. If assistance is required, call the SES on 132 500.



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