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

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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
Patterson Parade and Bruce Parade, Lucinda Road Widening

8 March 2021 - 28 May 2021, 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 7:00am and 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Possible works could occur between 7:00am and 5:00pm, Saturday.
  • 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 on site Team Leader or by phoning 4776 4671.

Kangaroo Street, unsealed section, Dungeness Works for Queensland (W4Q) - Construction of Viewing Tower

15 March 2021 - early June 2021, weather permitting

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

  • Detour in place to access huts.
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 40km/hour through work zones.
  • Ongoing works will occur between 7:00am and 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Possible works could occur between 7:00am and 5:00pm, Saturday.
  • Traffic control will be on site as required.
  • There will be machinery and workers on foot in the work area; and
  • Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions.

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

Lucinda - Borello Park;

Taylors Beach Foreshore; and 

Forrest Beach Foreshore

Works for Queensland (W4Q) Footpath Construction

8 March 2021 - early June 2021, weather permitting

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

  • Ongoing works will occur between 7.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday;
  • Possible works will occur between 7.00am and 5.00pm Saturday;
  • Workers and machinery will be in the vicinity of works; and
  • Due to the nature of works there may be increased noise and vibration during this time.

Should you have any queries regarding these works, please contact Council on 4776 4717.

TYTO Parklands

Works for Queensland (W4Q) - Adventure Playground Construction

15 March 2021 -  mid May 2021, weather permitting

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

  • Ongoing works will occur between 7.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday;
  • Possible works will occur between 7.00am and 5.00pm Saturday;
  • Workers and machinery will be in the vicinity of works; and
  • Due to the nature of works there may be increased noise and vibration during this time.

Should you have any queries regarding these works, please contact Council on 4776 4789.

Dungeness Boat Ramp, Lucinda

Carpark, Facilities and Footpath Upgrade

6 April 2021 - 25 June 2021, 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 7:00am and 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Possible works could occur between 7:00am and 5:00pm, Saturday.
  • 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.
  • The boat ramp wash down bay may be closed at times.
  • 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 on site Team Leader or by phoning 4776 4671.

Abbott Street (Our Lady of Lourdes), Ingham

Road Reconstruction Works

6 April 2021 - 28 May 2021, weather permitting

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

  • Ongoing works will occur between 7.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Saturday;
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 40km/h through the work zones;
  • Single lane operations under traffic signal;
  • Traffic control will be onsite as required;
  • There will be machinery and workers on foot in the work area; and
  • Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions.

Should you require any further information or clarification concerning these works, please contact Council on 4776 4671.

Various Roads and Streets within the Ingham township

Road Reconstruction Seal Works

April 2021 - May 2021, weather permitting

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

  • Ongoing works will occur between 7.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Saturday;
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 40km/h through the work zones;
  • Traffic control will be onsite as required;
  • There will be machinery and workers on foot in the work area; and
  • Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions.

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

Yuruga Road, Waterview Creek

Reconstruction Works

27 April 2021 - 30 June 2021, weather permitting

Please Note - From Tuesday 27 April, weather permitting, Waterview Creek will be closed for approximately four (4) weeks to undertake its reconstruction. 

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

Tarakan Road, Abergowrie

Road Upgrade

4 May 2021 - 22 June 2021, 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;
  • Maintain access to your property with minimal delays;
  • Traffic control will be on site as required;
  • Single lane operations may occur;
  • Minimal delays are expected;
  • 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 require any further information or clarification concerning these works, please contact Council on 4776 4671.

Fishing Platform, Dungeness

Marine Facility Upgrade Works

17 May 2021 - 31 May 2021, weather permitting

Please Note - From Monday 17 May, weather permitting, the Dungeness Fishing Platform will be closed for approximately two (2) weeks to undertake the installation of a new shade sail structure.

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

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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