Jenolan Caves Road closed by rockfall, heavy rain

CLOSED: A large rockfall on Monday morning and predicted heavy rainfall has closed Jenolan Caves Road in two sections. Photo: TRANSPORT FOR NSW
CLOSED: A large rockfall on Monday morning and predicted heavy rainfall has closed Jenolan Caves Road in two sections. Photo: TRANSPORT FOR NSW

JENOLAN Caves Road has been closed in both directions due to a large rockfall which occurred on Monday morning.

Large boulders fell onto the roadway just before 10am leaving the road blocked between Duckmaloi and Hampton roads.

Transport for NSW crews are on scene and motorists have been told to avoid the area and use an alternative route until further notice.

Access to Jenolan Caves Road is available via Oberon.

Meanwhile Jenolan Caves Road is also closed between Boggy Creek Road and Caves House due to adverse weather conditions.

Live Traffic advises that this section of road will remain closed until further notice due to predicted heavy rainfall and ongoing instability of the slopes following last summer's bushfires.

Diversions are available via Edith Road from Oberon. This diversion is limited to 12-seat buses with no trailers or caravans. This road is unsafe for vehicles larger than a 12-seat bus.

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