ROAD status REPORT

Road conditions and closures can change regularly due to weather conditions.  Motorists are advised to travel according to the road conditions at all times, and please refrain from travelling on closed roads.  Balranald Shire Council appeals to all drivers planning to travel within the 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. Appropriate warning signage exists at key locations.

Balranald Shire Council Roads Register can also be found on the policies page

BALRANALD SHIRE COUNCIL Road Report Balranald Shire – 2 December 2022 at 9AM – Next Update as conditions change

  • Council requests residents to obey the Road Closed signs on Baupie Lane (the road to the Motor X track and the Bird Walk) as there is heavy machinery carrying out repair work to the East Levee Bank.   If necessary, Council will prosecute any person who disregards Road Closed notices.

    These signs are placed for your safety as well as minimising damage caused by drIving on weather damaged roads

  • Use caution when driving on unsealed roads within Balranald Shire, regardless of the local weather conditions
  • When roads are closed by Council, it is an offence to travel on those roads
  • Disregard for road closures may lead to penalties under Section 115 of the NSW Roads Act 1993
  • Balranald Shire Council requests that all drivers planning to travel within the Balranald Shire area, to assist in preventing damage to the unsealed roads by choosing an alternative route or delay travel until conditions improve in wet weather conditions

Please check surrounding Shires Road Condition Reports as Balranald Shire unsealed road network connects with other areas which can impact on your traveling route. 

ROAD CLOSURES – SURROUNDING SHIRES

For information on road closures in surrounding shires please click on the following links: Cobar, HayCentral Darling or Wentworth Shire

Balranald Shire Council – Road Report Balranald Shire – 2 December 2022 at 9AM

Central Darling Shire – Road Report 29 November 2022

Wentworth Shire Council – Road Report Thursday 1st December @ 12pm

Please be aware, that all UNSEALED roads will be closed when wet, even if the roads report is not updated yet.

Changed road conditions – Atlas-Campaspe Mineral Sands Project

Motorists using local roads in the north of the Shire are advised of the following changes to roads in the vicinity of the Atlas-Campaspe Mineral Sands Project:

Motorists are advised to use extreme caution if using this road as heavy earthmoving machinery is in operation.

The Hatfield-The Vale Road between Magenta Station and the Balranald-Ivanhoe Road is Currently CLOSED for ALL Traffic.

Roads Condition Report