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Roadworks

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

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. 

For weather-related road closures and warnings please visit the Local Road Conditions page.
Roadworks Information

The table below has information regarding roadworks which Council is undertaking including contact details if you require further information about the works listed.

Location Project Duration Comments
Elphinstone Pocket Road, Abergowrie Pavement and Signage Upgrade 21 May 2018 - 27 July 2018, weather permitting

During this time, the following guidelines will be in place;

  • Traffic control/Traffic management will be on site as required;
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 40km/hour through work zones at all times;
  • Ongoing works will occur between 6.00am - 4.00pm, Monday to Friday and
  • Possible works 6.00am – 4.00pm Saturdays.

If you have any queries regarding the works being undertaken, please contact Council on 4776 4671.

Abergowrie Road, Abergowrie. Chainage 46621 to 46761, west of McCarthys Road. Drainage Improvements 29 May 2018 - 12 June 2018, weather permitting

During this time, the following guidelines will be in place:

  • The speed limit will be reduced to 40km/hour through the work zones;
  • Single lane road operation may occur at times;
  • There will be machinery and workers on foot in the work area.
  • Due to the nature of works there may be increased noise during this time
  • Ongoing works will occur between 6.00am and 4.00pm.
  • Traffic controllers will be used to regulate the flow of traffic during work hours.
  • Traffic lights will be in use after hours.

If you have any queries regarding the works being undertaken, please contact Council on 4776 4671.

Wallaman Falls Road, Abergowrie Road Damage  Until further notice 

Council advises that Wallaman Falls Road is open to all traffic under CONTROLLED CONDITIONS.

The controlled conditions include two sections of road, approximately 5km from the bottom of the range, which are only open to one lane of traffic at a time.

Motorists are reminded that it is necessary to strictly adhere to all traffic signage, including speed restrictions and the requirement for descending traffic to stop at the nominated locations to allow ascending traffic right of way.

Click here for further information. 

To find out about roadworks or hazards on Queensland Government-controlled roads, contact the Department of Transport and Main Roads by phone 13 19 40, visit the 131940 website or follow @131940_fnnq Twitter feed.

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