FLOOD UPDATE – EMILE SERISIER BRIDGE BEING REDUCED TO TWO LANES

DRC UPDATE, 1.40pm Sunday 23 October 2022

Dubbo Regional Council (DRC) working closely with SES, Transport for NSW and local Police are in progress of closing traffic to two lanes only on Emile Serisier Bridge, with one lane each way remaining open.

In the event of further lane closures on Emile Serisier Bridge, there will be changed traffic conditions across the city to ease congestion and accommodate the significant increase in heavy vehicle movements along Cobra Street.  

The below streets and carpark in CBD are closed: 

  • Bligh Street
  • Dubbo Visitor Information Centre Car Park
  • Macquarie Regional Library Car Park, Dubbo

All unsealed roads in the Local Government Area remain closed with access for local residents in passenger vehicles under 3.5 ton only.

Community members should not attempt to cross any flooded roadways and be extremely careful walking near any flooded areas.

A number of roads across the Local Government Area are being monitored, and may close, due to increased water levels. Stay informed using Dubbo.nsw.gov.au/floods and livetraffic.com

Community members are encouraged to stay informed via the following channels.

  1. Visit www.ses.nsw.gov.au or follow local units on Facebook
  2. Local road closures: www.dubbo.nsw.gov.au/flood
  3. The ABC radio is the emergency broadcaster for any emergency announcements
  4. For the latest Weather, Warnings, Rainfall and River heights visit www.bom.gov.au or
    phone 1300 945 108
  5. For rural animal and livestock assistance, contact your Local Land Services Office
    on 1300 795 299 or visit 
    www.lls.nsw.gov.au

Do not enter flood waters. For emergencies call 000.

Last Edited: 23 Oct 2022

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