ALPINE weather conditions caused havoc for commuters over the weekend, with intermittent closures for most major roads into and out of the city due to heavy snowfalls.
On Saturday morning, snow and ice saw the closure of the Mitchell Highway between Bathurst and Orange, as well as Fitzgerald's Mount, between Bathurst and Blayney. Roads around Oberon were also closed.
On Sunday morning, the Great Western Highway was closed at Raglan from 9am in both directions, due to heavy snowfalls and ice on the road. It re-opened after 2pm, with a 60km speed limit.
Roads and Traffic also issued an alpine conditions warning with snow and ice between the Great Western Highway and Jenolan Caves, as well as on a number of roads in the Oberon Shire Council Area, including Duckmaloi Road and the O'Connell Road which were closed early Sunday morning.
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With conditions so treacherous, police warned everyone to exercise extreme caution while on the road.
Chief Inspector Glenn Cogdell, from Chifley Police District urged drivers to slow down, drive to conditions, and ensure they leave ample braking space.