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RESOLVED - 2013-10-25 08:23:45 (October 23, 2013)
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The earlier SMOKE, MINMI M1 Pacific Mwy (F3), 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Rd is now clear.

Update at - 2013-10-25 07:43:55
SMOKE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road Both directions traffic affected, checked 7:46am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-25 07:14:29
SMOKE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road Both directions traffic affected, checked 7:16am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-25 07:02:17
SMOKE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road Both directions traffic affected, checked 7:04am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-25 06:27:03
SMOKE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road Both directions traffic affected, checked 6:28am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-25 05:46:17
SMOKE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road Both directions traffic affected, checked 5:49am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-25 00:14:18
SMOKE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road Both directions traffic affected, checked 12:16am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 18:12:32
SMOKE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road Both directions traffic affected. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution. If there is any changes relating to the Minmi fire traffic conditions on the M1, this alert will be updated.

Update at - 2013-10-24 17:35:46
SMOKE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road Both directions traffic affected, checked 5:37pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 17:05:55
SMOKE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road Both directions traffic affected, checked 5:07pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 16:38:23
SMOKE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road Both directions traffic affected, checked 4:40pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 16:08:24
SMOKE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road Both directions traffic affected, checked 4:10pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 15:44:04
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road, 1of2 Northbound lanes closed, Lane 1, checked 3:46pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution Reduced speed limit: 60KM/h

Update at - 2013-10-24 15:32:29
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road, 1of2 Both directions lanes closed, checked 3:34pm. One lane is closed in each direction for emergency vehicle access.

Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution Reduced speed limit Speed Limit: 60KMs

Update at - 2013-10-24 14:57:27
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road, 1of2 Both directions lanes closed, checked 2:58pm. One lane is closed in each direction for emergency vehicle access.

Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution Reduced speed limit

Update at - 2013-10-24 14:53:36
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road, 1of2 Both directions lanes closed, checked 2:55pm. One lane is closed in each direction for emergency vehicle access.

Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution Reduced speed limit

Update at - 2013-10-24 14:14:15
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road, 1of2 Both directions lanes closed, checked 2:16pm. One lane is closed in each direction for emergency vehicle access.

Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution Reduced speed limit

Update at - 2013-10-24 13:46:32
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road, 1of2 Both directions lanes closed, checked 1:49pm. One lane is closed in each direction for emergency vehicle access.

Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution Reduced speed limit

Update at - 2013-10-24 13:21:46
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road, 1of2 Southbound lanes closed, Lane 1, checked 1:25pm. Fire appliances are occupying the southbound breakdown lane.

Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution Reduced speed limit

Update at - 2013-10-24 13:17:11
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road, 1of2 Northbound lanes closed, Lane 1, checked 1:19pm. Fire appliances are occupying the southbound breakdown lane.

Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution Reduced speed limit

Update at - 2013-10-24 13:12:25
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road, 1of2 Northbound lanes closed, Lane 1, checked 1:13pm. Fire appliances are occupying the southbound breakdown lane.

Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke. Exercise caution Reduced speed limit

Update at - 2013-10-24 12:48:41
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road, 1of2 Northbound lanes closed, Lane 1, checked 12:52pm. Fire appliances are occupying the southbound breakdown lane.

Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the Newcastle City Council on (02) 4974 2000. Exercise caution Reduced speed limit

Update at - 2013-10-24 12:18:22
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road, 1of2 Northbound lanes closed, Lane 1, checked 12:19pm. Fire appliances are occupying the southbound breakdown lane.

Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the Newcastle City Council on (02) 4974 2000. Exercise caution Reduced speed limit

Update at - 2013-10-24 12:02:51
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road, 1of2 Southbound AND Northbound lanes closed, Lane 1, checked 12:04pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the Newcastle City Council on (02) 4974 2000. Exercise caution Reduced speed limit

Update at - 2013-10-24 11:43:47
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road, 1of2 Northbound lanes closed, Lane 1, checked 11:46am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the Newcastle City Council on (02) 4974 2000. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 11:33:54
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road, 1of2 Northbound lanes closed, Lane 1, checked 11:37am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the Newcastle City Council on (02) 4974 2000. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 11:12:52
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road, 1of2 Southbound lanes closed, Lane 1, checked 11:17am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the Newcastle City Council on (02) 4974 2000. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 11:12:20
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road, 1of2 Southbound lanes closed, Lane 1, checked 11:13am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the Newcastle City Council on (02) 4974 2000. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 11:08:26
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road Northbound Freeway closed, checked 11:09am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Northbound traffic is being diverted onto Newcastle Link Road. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 11:03:34
SMOKE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi - 1.3km North Of Newcastle Link Road, 1of2 Southbound lanes closed, Lane 1, checked 11:05am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 10:54:52
SMOKE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions traffic affected, checked 10:57am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 10:31:18
SMOKE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions traffic affected, checked 10:33am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 09:58:25
SMOKE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions traffic affected, checked 10:01am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 09:38:18
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions traffic affected, checked 9:41am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 09:11:31
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions traffic affected, checked 9:13am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 08:46:24
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions traffic affected, checked 8:49am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 08:21:42
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions traffic affected, checked 8:23am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 07:53:30
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions traffic affected, checked 7:57am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 07:27:21
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions traffic affected, checked 7:29am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 06:52:56
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions traffic affected, checked 6:57am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 06:36:51
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions traffic affected, checked 6:41am. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced due to smoke.

There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-24 04:31:27
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions traffic affected, . A fire burning in the area of Stockrington Road at Minmi. The M1 is now open in both directions. Traffic may see flames and smoke as a result of the backburning operation. As a result of current burning conditions, this fire has been downgraded to Advice. The fire remains uncontained. The fire is burning in the area of Stockrington Road at Minmi, west of the M1 Motorway and is burning towards Minmi. Crews are also working around homes in Stockrington Road, Dog Hole Road and Seahampton Road. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced. Even though the M1 is open, There are some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Exercise caution

Update at - 2013-10-23 23:56:31
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive - Southbound open however Northbound closed. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced. There are also some local road closures in the area, for more information about local roads contact the local council. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive. The diversion is suitable for all vehicles. Avoid the area.As a result of current burning conditions, this fire has been downgraded to Watch and Act. The fire remains uncontained. The fire is burning in the area of Stockrington Road at Minmi, west of the M1 Motorway and is burning towards Minmi. Crews are also working around homes in Stockrington Road, Dog Hole Road and Seahampton Road. Residents in the area should continue to remain vigilant as conditions may be changing. Put your Bush Fire Survival Plan into action. If you do not have a Bush Fire Survival Plan, know what you will do if the fire threatens your property. If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero (000) immediately. If you live in the area but are away from home, it may not be safe to return to your property.

Update at - 2013-10-23 22:27:26
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive - Southbound is open however Northbound closed. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced. There are also some local road closures in the area. For more information about local closures contact the local council. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive. The diversion is suitable for all vehicles. We recommend you avoid the area. RFS are currently backburning in the Northbound lanes to stop the fire jumping the motorway.

Update at - 2013-10-23 19:21:57
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive, SOUTHBOUND NOW OPEN however Northbound Road closed, checked. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced.There are also some local road closures in the area. For more information on local closures contact the local council. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive. The diversion is suitable for all vehicles. Avoid the area. Use alternative route.

Update at - 2013-10-23 18:40:40
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive, SOUTHBOUND NOW OPEN however Northbound Road closed, checked 6:45pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced. There is no access to the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Leneghans Drive.
There are also some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive. The diversion is suitable for all vehicles. Avoid the area.

Update at - 2013-10-23 18:13:36
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive SOUTHBOUND NOW OPEN however Northbound Road closed, checked 6:17pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced. There is no access to the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Leneghans Drive.
There are also some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive. The diversion is suitable for all vehicles. Avoid the area.

Update at - 2013-10-23 17:47:53
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive, SOUTHBOUND CURRENTLY OPEN however Northbound closed, checked 5:49pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced. There is no access to the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Leneghans Drive.
There are also some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive. The diversion is suitable for all vehicles. Avoid the area.

Update at - 2013-10-23 17:29:08
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive SOUTHBOUND LANES NOW OPEN however Northbound Road closed, checked 5:33pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced.
The diversion is suitable for all vehicles.
There is no access to the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Leneghans Drive.
There are also some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive. Avoid the area Use alternative route

Update at - 2013-10-23 17:05:25
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Northbound Road closed, checked 5:09pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced.
The diversion is suitable for all vehicles.
There is no access to the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Leneghans Drive.
There are also some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive. Avoid the area Use alternative route

Update at - 2013-10-23 16:47:23
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Northbound Road closed, checked 4:49pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced.
The diversion is suitable for all vehicles.
There are also some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive. Avoid the area Use alternative route

Update at - 2013-10-23 16:38:12
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions Road closed, checked 4:41pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced.
The diversion is suitable for all vehicles.
There are also some local road closures in the area. For more information contact the local council. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive.
Southbound motorists wishing to access the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) can use Maitland Road, Wallsend Road and George Booth Drive or John Renshaw Drive and George Booth Drive. Avoid the area Use alternative route

Update at - 2013-10-23 16:33:27
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions Road closed, checked 4:37pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced.
The diversion is suitable for all vehicles.
There are also some local road closures in the area. For more information please call Newcastle City Council on (02) 4974 2000. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive.
Southbound motorists wishing to access the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) can use Maitland Road, Wallsend Road and George Booth Drive or John Renshaw Drive and George Booth Drive. Avoid the area Use alternative route

Update at - 2013-10-23 16:24:48
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Northbound Road closed, checked 4:29pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced.
The diversion is suitable for all vehicles.
There are also some local road closures in the area. For more information please call Newcastle City Council on (02) 4974 2000. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive. Avoid the area Use alternative route

Update at - 2013-10-23 16:24:27
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Northbound Road closed, checked 4:25pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced.
The diversion is suitable for all vehicles.
There are also some local road closures in the area. For more information please call Newcastle City Council on (02) 4974 2000. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive. Avoid the area Use alternative route

Update at - 2013-10-23 16:15:54
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions Road closed, checked 4:17pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced.
The diversion is suitable for all vehicles.
There are also some local road closures in the area. For more information please call Newcastle City Council on (02) 4974 2000. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive.
Southbound motorists wishing to access the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) can use Maitland Road, Wallsend Road and George Booth Drive or John Renshaw Drive and George Booth Drive. Avoid the area Use alternative route

Update at - 2013-10-23 15:57:43
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions Road closed, checked 4:05pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced.
The diversion is suitable for all vehicles.
There are also some local road closures in the area. For more information please call Newcastle City Council on (02) 4974 2000. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive.
Southbound motorists wishing to access the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) can use Maitland Road, Wallsend Road and George Booth Drive or John Renshaw Drive and George Booth Drive. Avoid the area Use alternative route

Update at - 2013-10-23 15:33:31
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions Road closed, checked 3:37pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced.
The diversion is suitable for all vehicles. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive.
Southbound motorists wishing to access the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) can use Maitland Road, Wallsend Road and George Booth Drive or John Renshaw Drive and George Booth Drive. Avoid the area Use alternative route Queue: 0KMs

Update at - 2013-10-23 15:23:04
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions Road closed, checked 3:29pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced.
The diversion is suitable for all vehicles. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive.
Southbound motorists wishing to access the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) should use Maitland Road, Wallsend Road and George Booth Drive to access the M1 Pacific Motorway. Avoid the area Use alternative route Queue: 0KMs

Update at - 2013-10-23 14:52:21
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions Road closed, checked 2:53pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced.
The diversion is suitable for all vehicles. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive.
Southbound motorists wishing to access the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) should use Maitland Road, Wallsend Road and George Booth Drive to access the M1 Pacific Motorway. Avoid the area Use alternative route Queue: 0KMs

Update at - 2013-10-23 14:06:32
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions Road closed, checked 2:17pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive.
Southbound motorists wishing to access the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) should use Maitland Road, Wallsend Road and George Booth Drive to access the M1 Pacific Motorway. Avoid the area Use alternative route Queue: 0KMs

Update at - 2013-10-23 14:03:42
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton between George Booth Drive and John Renshaw Drive Both directions Road closed, checked 2:05pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive.
Southbound motorists wishing to access the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) should use Maitland Road, Wallsend Road and George Booth Drive to access the M1 Pacific Motorway. Avoid the area Use alternative route Queue: 0KMs

Update at - 2013-10-23 13:34:30
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton at George Booth Drive Both directions Road closed, checked 1:37pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive.
Southbound motorists wishing to access the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) should use Maitland Road, Wallsend Road and George Booth Drive to access the M1 Pacific Motorway. Avoid the area Use alternative route Queue: 0KMs

Update at - 2013-10-23 13:32:01
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton at George Booth Drive Both directions Road closed, checked 1:33pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive.
Southbound motorists wishing to access the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) should use Maitland Road, Wallsend Road and George Booth Drive to access the M1 Pacific Motorway. Avoid the area Use alternative route Queue: 0KMs

Update at - 2013-10-23 13:25:15
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton at George Booth Drive Both directions Road closed, checked 1:29pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility is reduced. Northbound motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive.
Southbound motorists wishing to access the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) should use Maitland Road, Wallsend Road and Newcastle Link Road to access the M1 Pacific Motorway. Avoid the area Use alternative route Queue: 0KMs

Update at - 2013-10-23 13:21:44
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton at George Booth Drive Both directions Road closed, checked 1:25pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility may be reduced. Motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive. Avoid the area Use alternative route Queue: 0KMs

Update at - 2013-10-23 13:14:25
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton at George Booth Drive Both directions Road closed, checked 1:17pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility may be reduced. Motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive. Avoid the area Use alternative route Queue: 0KMs

Update at - 2013-10-23 13:06:58
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Seahampton at George Booth Drive Northbound Road closed, checked 1:09pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility may be reduced. Motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive. Avoid the area Use alternative route Queue: 0KMs

Update at - 2013-10-23 13:03:23
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi at George Booth Drive Southbound traffic affected, checked 1:05pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility may be reduced. Motorists are being diverted onto George Booth Drive. Avoid the area Use alternative route Queue: 0KMs

Update at - 2013-10-23 13:00:21
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi at Newcastle Link Road Southbound traffic affected, checked 1:01pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility may be reduced. Avoid the area Use alternative route Queue: 0KMs

Update at - 2013-10-23 12:51:18
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi near Stockrington Rd Both directions traffic affected, checked 12:53pm. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions as visibility may be reduced.
Motorists are advised that the M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) is expected to close sometime this afternoon at Minmi due to the bushfire. Exercise caution Queue: 0KMs

Update at - 2013-10-23 12:42:51
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm - M1 Pacific Motorway (F3) Minmi near Stockrington Rd Both directions traffic affected, checked 12:45pm. There is reduced visibility due to smoke. Exercise caution Queue: 0KMs

Update at - 2013-10-23 12:38:52
BUSH FIRE 12:38pm, M1 Pacific Mwy (F3) Minmi nr Stockrington Rd Both directions traffic affected. There is reduced visibility due to smoke. Exercise caution Queue: 0KMs