DELAY TRAVEL: Emergency services battle a blaze near Kempsey that has cut the Pacific Highway.
DELAY TRAVEL: Emergency services battle a blaze near Kempsey that has cut the Pacific Highway. Alistair Brightman

Pacific Highway re-opens after being cut by fire

UPDATE 3.30PM:  THE Pacific Highway at Kundabung (south of Kempsey) has re-opened in both directions.

The highway was closed due to bush fire.

All northbound lanes of the Pacific Highway have reopened at Karuah after emergency repairs due to a bushfire in the area.

Diversions have been lifted, and traffic through the area is back to normal.


Meanwhile, some roads remain closed in NSW, it is advised to check for the latest traffic information; visit www.livetraffic.com or call 132 701.

 

ORIGINAL: FIRE has closed the Pacific Highway in both directions in Kundabung (south of Kempsey).

The closure is near Ravenswood Road.

As there is no diversion available at this stage, motorists are urged to delay their travel.

Fire fighters remain on site fighting the blaze.

Northbound lanes of the Pacific Highway are also blocked in Karuah to allow repairs to take place following the bush fires over the weekend. Northbound traffic is being locally diverted through the Karuah township.

For further information regarding closures on the Pacific Highway visit www.livetraffic.com.



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