IT was meant to have reopened, but Bells Line of Road will be closed for a little while yet.
The road - one of two routes between Bathurst and Sydney over the Blue Mountains - has been shut off between Bell and Berambing since March 21 after landslides affected the integrity of the road and slope near Mount Tomah.
It was announced on Wednesday evening that Bells Line would partly reopen in the next 48 hours, but it remained closed on Friday night.
Member for Bathurst Paul Toole said Transport for NSW had inspected Bells Line again on Friday and specialists had confirmed "a number of large trees are in danger of falling near a tension crack above the road east of Mount Tomah".
He said teams would be removing those trees on Friday afternoon and that work was expected to allow Bells Line "to open to one lane of traffic some time over the weekend".
"Of course, if there's any more rain, that could set us back," he said.
Meanwhile, Transport for NSW has warned that delays are expected on the Great Western Highway through the Blue Mountains this weekend, April 10 and 11, following long traffic delays over the Easter long weekend.
Transport for NSW says "significant congestion" is expected to continue throughout the school holidays during weekend peaks, from 11am to 7pm.
The transport body said eastbound traffic may be stopped at the base of Victoria Pass "to allow the steep roadway to clear".
"Controlled numbers of vehicles will then be released, and will be able to reach the top of the Pass without overheating and breaking down," Transport for NSW said.