There will temporarily be no access to the shops, petrol and diesel facilities at both north and southbound service centres from Wednesday, 1 July to Sunday, […] "We saw smoke in the distance, but didn't think too much of it. "We saw smoke in the distance, but didn't think too much of it. The southbound lane will be closed to install new bridge beams over the Hume Highway as part of the Narellan Road Upgrade project. While the highway was closed, traffic was diverted along Yass Valley Way. As we got closer to the smoke, there was a big traffic jam," he said. Holiday-makers are being urged to postpone trips for 24 hours, with NSW bushfires forcing the closure of the Hume Highway and blocking routes between Sydney and the state's west. The Euroa bypass shut on Saturday afternoon and motorists have been asked to avoid the area and follow the directions of emergency services. The Hume Highway southbound lane from the Campbelltown Road exit, including the off ramp at Narellan Road, will also be closed during the work and traffic detours will be … Responsible Management Solution – Strengthening the ChainThe northbound and southbound 7-Eleven service centres on the Hume Highway at Pheasants Nest between Remembrance Driveway and Wilton Road will be closed next month ahead of redevelopment work.There will temporarily be no access to the shops, petrol and diesel facilities at both north and southbound service centres fromToilet facilities and parking will remain open during the temporary closure of these services while the remainder of the site will be fenced off and closed, with parking also likely to be limited during this time.Motorists are advised the rest area will also be open during this time.The shop, petrol and diesel facilities will reopen from Monday, 3 August 2020.The redevelopment work will be staged to minimise impact on customers and the broader community, who will be advised of the redevelopment work in advance of the works occurring.7-Eleven will cease operating the service centres during the initial closure and operations will be taken over by another fuel company.The closest petrol stations to the southbound service centre for vehicles travelling south are the Shell Service Station at Wilton Road, Wilton, located 5km north and the Shell Service Station, Old Hume Highway, Balaclava, located 23km south.The closest rest area for vehicles travelling southbound on the Hume Highway is located just south of the Bargo off ramp at Yanderra.The closest petrol stations to the northbound service centre for vehicles travelling north are the BP Service Station at Remembrance Driveway, Bargo, located 7km south and Douglas Park Service Station at Camden Rd, Douglas Park, located 13km north.The closest rest area for vehicles travelling northbound on the Hume Highway is at Berrima.Transport for NSW thanks the community for its patience while work is carried out.For the latest traffic updates download the Live Traffic NSW App, visit Travellers are warned to stay off the roads as large parts of NSW begin the Christmas break under catastrophic fire conditions, with nearly 3,000 firefighters braced for another very hot, windy day. The Hume Freeway has been closed in both directions in Victoria's northeast due to increased bushfire activity in the area. The Hume Highway near Yass reopened late last night, after it was closed in both directions due to a grass fire.

"While we were waiting, many fire trucks were going past, pushing through the traffic jam. And we waited there for about half an hour to 45 minutes."