While another smokey day dawns over the Great Lakes and beyond, there is some good news on the horizon.
The Pacific Highway reopened overnight following bushfires across NSW over the weekend.
However, The Lakes Way near Rainbow Flat between Failford Road and the Pacific Highway remains closed.
Motorists have been advised to continue to delay all non-essential travel in bushfire-affected areas as a number of other roads also remain closed.
Failford Road is open to local trafficonlyfrom Forster-Tuncurry to Nabiac
Motorists who need to travel in bushfire-affected areas should be prepared for conditions to change quickly, and follow the directions of emergency services and traffic crews.
For the latest traffic information, visit www.livetraffic.com.