Brown Mountain closed after landslide

Emily Morris 15 February 2020
Brown Mountain landslide

Brown Mountain landslide. Photo: Live Traffic NSW Facebook.

A landslide has closed the Snowy Mountains Highway in both directions.

Live Traffic NSW reported the incident around 4:25 pm this afternoon (Saturday 15 February).

Heavy machinery will be required to clear the road so motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Last update from Live Traffic NSW at 6:51 pm, 15 February.

Check Live Traffic NSW for the latest updates.

Original Article published by Emily Morris on The RiotACT.

What's Your Opinion?

9 Responses to Brown Mountain closed after landslide

Keith Dance Keith Dance 7:19 pm 18 Feb 20

You shall not pass

Lisa Ashurst Lisa Ashurst 10:06 pm 16 Feb 20


Rodney Weber Rodney Weber 7:58 pm 16 Feb 20

Just heard it's open again. Sunday evening. Hooray and great work. PS: I suspect judicious use of explosives, which would be very warranted in this instance :-)

Ian Clark Ian Clark 8:35 am 16 Feb 20

Testi time for Brown Mountain users?

Chris Lewis Chris Lewis 10:02 pm 15 Feb 20

Hope somebody has a large garden to place them in

Jayne De Rix Jayne De Rix 9:16 pm 15 Feb 20

Oh no, glad no-one was injured.

Don Ryan Don Ryan 8:48 pm 15 Feb 20

The road will remain closed overnight, with work resuming tomorrow, Sunday 16 Feb.

Douglas Alan Simper Douglas Alan Simper 7:34 pm 15 Feb 20

Very scary. Bad luck if these stones hit you!

Julie Armstrong Julie Armstrong 7:31 pm 15 Feb 20

I suppose there's trucks and caravans stuck on the mountain; a bit hard to chuck a uturn.