COVID-19 related closures

For the status of Council facilities and services during COVID-19 lockdown, and as restrictions ease, visit our COVID-19 page.

You can also stay up-to-date on our Facebook and Twitter pages, contact Council Customer Relations via the live chat on our homepage, or phone on 02 4993 4100.

Emergency road closures

No roads are currently closed due to flooding. 
Residents are reminded never to drive through floodwater, be aware of driving hazards such as mud, debris, damaged roads and fallen trees or branches and if driving conditions are dangerous, safely pull over away from trees, storm drains, low-lying areas and floodwaters. 
Visit the Cessnock Disaster DashboardLive Traffic NSW and Hunter NSW SES to stay up-to-date. 
Find out about available crisis and disaster assistance

Works road closures

Mitchell Avenue, Kurri Kurri 
Find out more about road closures associated with these works from November 2021 to February 2022 on our Minor works page.
Heddon Street, Kurri Kurri

Find out more about road closures associated with these works from January 2022 to March 2022 on our Minor works page.

Sporting ground closures

All grounds are OPEN.

Sporting ground updates are also posted to Council's Facebook and Twitter pages.

Library closures

Cessnock and Kurri Kurri library branches are currently open per standard operating hours. Find out more about Cessnock City Libraries here.

Amenities closures

All public toilet and BBQ facilities across the Cessnock LGA are currently open.

Works and projects

For more information, view our current works and projects.

We make every effort to ensure disruptions to traffic, businesses, pedestrians and residents are minimised during works.