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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
Wallaman Falls Road, Lannercost

Open to all traffic under controlled conditions.

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

Cooks Lane, Victoria Plantation TIDS pavement upgrade works

20 March 2019 - 18 April 2019, 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 operations will be in place whilst works are being performed.
  • Traffic control will be on site as required.
  • There will be machinery and workers on foot in the work area.
  • Ongoing works will occur between 6.00am and 4.00pm.
  • Motorists are advised to drive safely to the conditions.

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

Milton and Allendale Road, Helens Hill Pipe and Culvert Replacement

On hold until further notice

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

  • Traffic control will be on site as required.
  • A road closure will be in place for two (2) days while new pipes are being installed.
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 40km/hour through work zones.
  • There will be machinery and workers on foot in the work area.
  • Ongoing works will occur between 6.00am and 4.00pm.
  • Motorists are advised to drive safely to the conditions.

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

Mt Gardiner Road, Bemerside Seal Extension Works

On hold until further notice

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

  •  Traffic control will be on site as required.
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 40km/hour through work zones.
  • Single lane road operation may occur whilst works are in progress.
  • Access to properties may be interrupted temporarily due to the construction works.
  • There will be machinery and workers on foot in the work area.
  • Ongoing works will occur between 6.00am - 4.00pm, Monday to Friday.

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

Various Locations within the Shire 2017/2019 Kerb Crossing Improvements Stage 2 18 February 2019 - 30 April 2019, weather permitting

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;
  • Single lane operations may occur;
  • Due to the nature of works there may be increased noise and vibration during this time.

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

Lucinda Foreshore along Patterson Parade Lucinda Groynes Maintenance Works 25 February 2019 - 24 June 2019, weather permitting

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

  • There will be machinery and workers on foot in the 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 Monday – Friday;
  • Possible works may occur between 8.00am and 4.00pm Weekends.

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

Zammits Road, Bambaroo Road Upgrade 10 October 2018 - 5 April 2019, weather permitting

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

  • Traffic control will be on site as required.
  • Single lane road operations will be in place whilst construction works are being performed.
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 40km/hour through work zones at all times.
  • There will be machinery and workers on foot in the work area.
  • Ongoing works will occur between 6.00am - 4.00pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Possible works 6.00am – 4.00pm Saturdays.

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

Barberos Road, Bambaroo Road Upgrade 19 September 2018 - 5 April 2019, weather permitting.

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

  • Traffic control will be on site as required.
  • Single lane road operations will be in place whilst cross road drainage works are being performed.
  • The speed limit will be reduced to 40km/hour through work zones at all times.
  • There will be machinery and workers on foot in the work area.
  • Ongoing works will occur between 6.00am - 4.00pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Possible works 6.00am – 4.00pm Saturdays.

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