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A place where you can find and share events that are happening in the Hinchinbrook community.

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Current Roadworks

Please be advised that during this time the following guidelines will be in place: 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

Hawkins Creek Road, Dalrymple

23TID002 - Hawkins Creek Road

Wednesday 23 November 2022 - 30 November 2022, weather permitting

Please be advised that during this time the following guidelines will be in place:

  • The speed limit will be reduced to 40km/hour through work zones.
  • Ongoing works will occur between 6:00am and 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Contractor will maintain access to your property with minimal delays.
  • Traffic control will be on site as required.
  • Workers and machinery will be in the vicinity of works.
  • Single lane operations may occur.
  • Due to the nature of works there may be increased noise and vibration during this time.
  • Motorists are advised to drive safely to the conditions.

Should you have any queries regarding these works, please contact Council's onsite Team Leader or by phoning 4776 4671.

Bronte Road and Orient Road

DRFA Program - Southeast Unsealed Roads - Grading Works

Monday 21 November - Monday 28 November 2022, weather permitting

Please be advised that during this time the following guidelines will be in place:

  • The speed limit will be reduced to 40km/hour through work zones.
  • Ongoing works will occur between 6:00am and 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Possible works may occur between 7:00am and 5:00pm, Saturday.
  • Contractor will maintain access to your property with minimal delays.
  • Traffic control will be on site as required.
  • Workers and machinery will be in the vicinity of works.
  • Single lane operations may occur.
  • Due to the nature of works there may be increased noise and vibration during this time.
  • Motorists are advised to drive safely to the conditions.

To view the full program of works please follow the link below:

DRFA Program of Works - 2022

Should you require any further information or clarification concerning these works, please contact Council on 4776 4706.

Foresthome Region, Clement Street, Cooper Street, Davidson Street, Heard Street, Hopkins Street, King Street, McIlwraith Street, Morris Street, Origalasso Street and Venables Street

DRFA Program - Sealed Road Works

Monday 21 November - Monday 28 November 2022, weather permitting

Please be advised that during this time the following guidelines will be in place:

  • The speed limit will be reduced to 40km/hour through work zones.
  • Ongoing works will occur between 6:00am and 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Possible works may occur between 7:00am and 5:00pm, Saturday.
  • Contractor will maintain access to your property with minimal delays.
  • Traffic control will be on site as required.
  • Workers and machinery will be in the vicinity of works.
  • Single lane operations may occur.
  • Due to the nature of works there may be increased noise and vibration during this time.
  • Motorists are advised to drive safely to the conditions.

To view the full program of works please follow the link below:

DRFA Program of Works - 2022

Should you require any further information or clarification concerning these works, please contact Council on 4776 4706.

Bruce Parade, Lucinda

22DRN001 - Lucinda Drainage Renewal

Tuesday 15 November 2022 to Friday 16 December 2022, weather permitting

Please be advised that during this time the following guidelines will be in place:

  • Driveway accesses will not be affected during these works however if any impact is identified during construction activities residents will be notified by the onsite Team Leader prior to this occurring;
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 40km/hour through work zones;
  • Ongoing works will occur between 6:00am and 5:00pm, Monday to Friday;
  • Possible works could occur between 7:00am and 5:00pm, Saturday;
  • There will be machinery and workers on foot in the area;
  • Traffic control will be on site as required;
  • Anticipation of minor traffic delays during upgrade works;
  • Due to the nature of works, there may be increased noise and vibration during this time; and
  • Motorists are advised to drive safely to the conditions.

Should you have any queries regarding these works, please contact Council's onsite Team Leader or by phoning 4776 4671.

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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