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Road Works and Closures

Road Conditions

Weather conditions in Cobar Shire can change suddenly. Road conditions and closures can change regularly. To check current road conditions within Cobar Shire Council please click the link below.

Cobar Shire Council appeals to all drivers planning to travel within the Cobar Shire area to assist in preventing damage to the unsealed roads by choosing an alternative route or waiting until drier conditions prevail when wet weather occurs. Flagrant and irresponsible disregard for this appeal could lead to prosecution to the full extent of the law.

Please ensure to check surrounding Road Condition Reports as our unsealed road network connects with other Shires.

You can also check Transport NSW for up to date conditions.

Shire Map

Vehicle Classification

For information on road conditions in the unincorporated area please monitor the Live Traffic NSW Website. 

Road Works and Closures

Cobar Shire Council is responsible for the maintenance of all local and regional roads and maintain the Barrier Highway and the Kidman Way under a routine maintenance contract with RMS. When work is being carried out, the public must follow the traffic management procedures onsite before and through the work zone. Sometimes our roads are closed for special events or emergency situations. Please note: Any timeframes indicated on this page are indicative only and subject to weather conditions.

Current road works and closures:

Mulya Road – MR407

  • Resealing a section of the road
  • Duration of roadworks: Ongoing until Friday 24th June 2022
  • Category: open to public with traffic control procedures in place

Wilga Downs Road – SR26

  • Resealing a section of the road
  • Duration of roadworks: January 2022 – July 2022
  • Category: open to public with traffic control procedures in place

Yathong Road – SR12

  • Gravelling a section of the road
  • Duration of roadworks: April 2022 – 30th June 2023
  • Category: open to public with traffic control procedures in place

Nelyambo Bridge Road – SR3

  • Maintenance grading being carried out
  • Duration of roadworks: 8th August – weather and flood water permitting
  • Category: Closed due to flood damage

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