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Major work to begin on Brown Mtn following land slips

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Motorists are advised the Snowy Mountains Highway will be closed at night from 19 April in both directions at night at Brown Mountain between Wattle and Buckleys roads.

The highway will be closed between 7pm and 7am,

Sunday to Thursday for eight weeks from 19 April, weather permitting, to allow for maintenance work to be carried out including slope stabilisation following recent heavy rainfall, land slips and flooding.

Detours for will be in place for both light and heavy vehicles via the Princes Highway or Imlay Road and the Monaro Highway and is expected to add up to 1.5 hours to journeys.

Work will also be carried out during the day between 7am and 7pm, Monday to Friday under single lane closures and a reduced speed limit of 40 km/h.

Delays of up to 15 minutes can be expected. A single lane closure will be in place on three weekends during the work, including 1 and 2, 8 and 9 and 15 and 16 May.

No Over Size Over Mass vehicle travel through Brown Mountain will be permitted unless prior arrangements have been made with the project team.

Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions and follow the directions of signs and traffic control.

Transport for NSW thanks the community for its patience while work is carried out.For the latest traffic updates call 132 701, visit livetraffic.com or download the Live Traffic NSW App.