Roads & Traffic

The Wentworth Shire Council has an extensive network of local and regional roads which consist of:

  • 47km footpaths and sharedways
  • 82km of kerb and gutters
  • 1691km unsealed local roads
  • 253km sealed local roads
  • 173km unsealed regional roads
  • 195km sealed regional roads
  • 16 bridges and major culverts

The Council also maintain 217km of State Highway which consists of: 
  • Silver City Highway (SH22)
  • Sturt Highway (SH14)

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE - RIVER ROAD, BURONGA

31 Mar 2017 4:38 PM - Sunday 2 April 2017 - 7:00am to 11:00am

Residents are advised that Wentworth Shire Council will be temporarily closing a section of River Road, Buronga from Link Road to Bernarra Road on Sunday 2 April 2017 from 7am to 11am.

 For more information about these works please contact Council on 5027 5027.

Road Condition Report

Any unsealed road closures within Council will be posted below.

A map of local roads that may be subject to closure can be found here 


This unsealed Road Condition Report is as at:8.30 Monday 24 April 2017
The following roads are closed:


ALL UNSEALED ROADS ARE OPEN


Unsealed road condition report will be re-issued only when unsealed road conditions change.

Updates are also available by phoning (03) 5027 5090. 

Persons driving on closed roads will be subject to fines and may be charged for any works necessary to rectify damage.

Our unsealed road network connects with other Shires, for information on road closures in surrounding areas please visit BalranaldCentral Darling and Cobar Shire websites.

Additional Contacts

In the event of flooding , accidents or roadworks, road closures within NSW, VIC and SA can be obtained by visiting the websites below.

Road Permits

Road Occupancy Application Form 
Required for the interruption or occupation of any area within the road reserve. Generally referred to as “Special Events”, partial or full closure when interfering with access or movement flows of the public. Generally refers to interference with pedestrians, cyclists, vehicles, public transport  or property access.

To be completed by anyone wishing to conduct any kind of works that may affect council assets such as road, footpaths, sewer, drainage and water supply. Items include, roadworks, nature strip works, footpaths, water tappings, any excavations etc. Main items required are copies of proposed works diagram and/or description, traffic management plan/s, public liability certificate of currency ($20M minimum)


This form has been prepared as a guide in relation to legislation, in particular, the Local Government Act and Regulations, the Roads Act 1993 as amended, Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, OHS Act 2000 and Regulations 2001.