White Rock Wind Farm truck breaks down in Glen Innes

Load blocks road: A truck loaded-up and heading for the White Rock Wind Farm has come to a standstill on the corner of Hunter Street and Grafton Road.

Load blocks road: A truck loaded-up and heading for the White Rock Wind Farm has come to a standstill on the corner of Hunter Street and Grafton Road.

A truck loaded up and en route to the White Rock Wind Farm has broken down on the corner of Hunter Street and Grafton Road causing major road closures.

Truck en route to wind farm comes to stand still

The truck, which is carrying a massive turbine component, broke down on Monday afternoon.

Glen Innes Severn Council Director of Infrastructure Services, Keith Appleby is on the scene and said the road will be unusable until after 7am Tuesday morning when a crane will be used to lift the load and move the vehicle.

Rear end of the load blocking most of the road at the top of Hunter Street.

Rear end of the load blocking most of the road at the top of Hunter Street.

“They had a failure with the truck and we’re just trying to organise traffic control at the moment,” Mr Appleby said.

“The crane operator is here now.

“We’ll turn traffic around [at the crest of Grafton Road].”

A second truck is also stuck behind the broken down vehicle at the top of Hunter Street.

A second truck is also stuck behind the broken down vehicle at the top of Hunter Street.

The cause of the breakdown is not yet known.

Motorists are being asked to seek an alternate route.

More to come.

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