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Delays south of Yeppen roundabout

Bitumen 'lifted up' south of Yeppen roundabout on the Bruce Highway. Photo: Department of Main Roads
Bitumen 'lifted up' south of Yeppen roundabout on the Bruce Highway. Photo: Department of Main Roads contributed

UPDATE 5PM: Traffic control is managing traffic and speed limit will stay reduced overnight.

Motorists still need to drive with caution in the area.

 

2PM: MOTORISTS beware - there are delays south of the Yeppen roundabout.

After 12pm today Transport and Main Roads was alerted to bitumen lifting from the Bruce Highway south of the Yeppen Roundabout by the works contractor.

Crews were brought to site immediately and works commenced to repair the bitumen surface.

Traffic flow is down to one lane.

Bitumen 'lifted up' south of Yeppen roundabout on the Bruce Highway. Photo: Department of Main Roads
Bitumen 'lifted up' south of Yeppen roundabout on the Bruce Highway. Photo: Department of Main Roads contributed

Motorists travelling in the area are advised to use an alternate route or follow the reduced speed limit and traffic controller directions.

The Morning Bulletin has already received reports of it taking 45 minutes to drive from the Mt Morgan turn off to the roundabout and motorists not heeding to the speed limit, causing rocks to flick up and smash windscreens of vehicles travelling behind.

Motorists whose vehicles may have been affected are encouraged to contact 1800 896 600.

Topics:  bitumen bruce highway department of main roads traffic



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