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Local Road Conditions

Council endeavours to keep residents up to date on current road conditions including during disaster and emergency situations.

Signage Definitions 

Road Closed: Means the road is closed to ALL traffic as it is either flooded or damaged.  

Water Over Road: Means that you can proceed with caution, after making your own assessment. Entering the water is at your own risk. 

Always drive to the conditions of the road

When floodwater starts to go down, do not drive over the roads until the road is open again.

Sometimes the road damage is not known until the road is completely dry and is being driven on again, always ensure that you drive carefully on roads that have been reopened because they may still be drying out.

Whilst Council makes all efforts to ensure that information is accurate and up to date, this data is collated from a range of sources and all users should apply discretion and consider the relevance of this information in regards to their own particular circumstances. Residents are reminded to never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. "If It's Flooded, Forget It."

Further information regarding local conditions can be found on the Hinchinbrook Shire Council, Disaster Dashboard.

For information regarding roadworks that Council is undertaking please visit the Roadworks page. The table below is specific to roads closed due to weather events.


State Controlled Roads 

Location of Road 
Nature of Condition 
Notification Time 
Details 
Abergowrie Road (Abergowrie Bridge) Road Open 9.00am Friday 5 April 2019 Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Abergowrie Road (Stone River Bridge) Road Open 9.00am Friday 5 April 2019 Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Anabranch Bridge, Fulton Drive, Bemerside Road Open 9.00am Friday 5 April 2019 Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Bruce Highway North, Ingham Road Open 9.00am Friday 5 April 2019 Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Bruce Highway South, Ingham Road Open 9.00am Friday 5 April 2019 Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Fairford Road (Log Creek) Road Open 9.00am Friday 5 April 2019 Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Forrest Beach Road Road Open 9.00am Friday 5 April 2019 Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Halifax Washaway, Eddleston Drive/Musgrave Street Road Open 9.00am Friday 5 April 2019 Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Halifax-Bemerside Road (Molasses Creek) Road Open 9.00am Friday 5 April 2019 Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Herbert Street, Ingham Road Open 9.00am Friday 5 April 2019 Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Lucinda Road (Halifax to Lucinda) Road Open 9.00am Friday 5 April 2019 Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Stone River Road Road Open 9.00am Friday 5 April 2019 Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Trebonne Road Road Open 9.00am Friday 5 April 2019 Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.

Local Roads and Streets 

Please note local road and street condition information will be updated as new developments or changes occur. Scheduled updates will be made during disaster or emergency events. 

Location of Road Nature of Condition Notification Time Details
Allendale Road Open with Caution

9.00am, Wednesday 15 May 2019

Allendale Road, open with caution to local traffic only. 

Bambaroo Road, Bambaroo Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm 

Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.

Bosworths Road, Blackrock Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm 

Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.

Cemetery Road, Ingham (Des Jardin Crossing) Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm 

Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.

Davidson Street, Ingham Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm  Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Dutton Street, Ingham Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm  Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Eleanor Street, Ingham Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm  Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Four Mile Road, Braemeadows Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm 

Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.

Hamleigh Road, Ingham Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm 

Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.

Hawkins Creek Road, Hawkins Creek (Dalrymple Creek Bridge) Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm  Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Hawkins Street, Ingham Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm  Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Lannercost Extension Road, Lannercost  Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm 

Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.

Liborios Road, Upper Stone Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm 

Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.

McIlwraith Street, Ingham Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm  Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Menzies Street, Ingham Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm  Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Mill Road, Macknade Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm 

Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.

Newtons Crossing Road, Upper Stone Road Open 2.00pm, Wednesday 1 May 2019

Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.

Orient Road, Orient (Humpty Back Bridge) Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm 

Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.

Pappins Road, Helens Hill Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm  Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Pinnacle Hill Road, Toobanna Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm  Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Pomona Road, Toobanna Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm  Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Taylors Beach Road, Halifax Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm  Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Venables Crossing Road, Lannercost Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm  Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Wallaman Falls Road, Wallaman Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm  Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.
Yuruga Road, Yuruga Road Open Published 8 April 2019, 2.00pm  Further updates will be provided as conditions change. For further enquiries please call 4776 4671 during business hours.




State Road Conditions 

For information regarding state roads, please visit the QLD Traffic website or call 131940

QLD Traffic 

For information on the Management of State Roads during floods, please visit the Department of Transport and Main Roads website.


Flooded Roads Map

The Queensland Government Floodwater Safety Initiative has created a Flooded Roads Map which uses real-time data and user reports to give you a picture of the flood-risk for your journey, helping you plan a safer route from A to B. You can also report flooding incidents and share your alternative route suggestions to help other drivers arrive safely.

Flooded Roads Map

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