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Wet weather closes more CQ roads

1PM UPDATE: Roads remain closed or are affected by water across the Fitzroy region, including Banana Shire, Central Highlands Region, Rockhampton Region and Gladstone Region.

EMERALD: The John Gay Bridge is closed to all vehicles due to the water from the catchment downstream from the Fairbairn Dam flowing into the river. The Central Highlands Regional Council anticipates the bridge will be closed for a few days.

The Fairbairn Dam is expected to reach 0.75m over the spillway.

The Gregory Highway at Theresa Creek is expected to close late this afternoon and may be closed for up to 36 hours.

The Capricorn Highway is currently closed at Yamala and is expected to close at Sandhurst Creek later today, but should re-open tomorrow morning.

The Dawson Highway is closed at Panorama Creek, and Selma Rd is closed at St Helen's Creek.

Please drive to conditions and obey road closure signs.

Closed to all vehicles

  • Duaringa - Apis Creek Road at Mackenzie River
  • Dawson Highway (Rolleston - Springsure) at Panorama Creek
  • Dawson Developmental Road (Springsure - Tambo)
  • Blackwater - Rolleston Road at  various locations
  • Tableland Road at various locations


Restricted to high clearance vehicles only

  • Capricorn Highway (Yamala-Emerald) at Winton Creek


Restricted to 4WD vehicles only

  • Fitzroy Developmental Road (Bauhinia-Woorabinda)
  • Biloela - Duaringa Road
  • Retro Corry Road
  • Cotherstone Road


Open with caution

  • Capricorn Highway (Emerald-Alpha)  - water over road in various locations
  • Bajool-Port Alma Road
  • Gregory Highway (Springsure-Emerald)
  • Arcturus Road
  • Leichhardt Highway (north of Taroom)
  • Gregory Highway (Emerald-Capella)
  • Selma Road


Open

  • Bruce Highway near Marlborough
  • Bruce Highway, 5km south of Mt Larcom
  • Bruce Highway, 10km north of the Calliope Crossroads


Please be advised of the following:

  • Sandhurst Creek on the Capricorn Highway (Comet-Yamala) is expected to close this afternoon and be closed until tomorrow morning.
  • Theresa Creek on the Gregory Highway (Emerald-Capella) is expected to close this afternoon and be closed for up to two days.

 

     

9.30am: Roads remain closed or are affected by water across the Fitzroy region, including Banana Shire, Central Highlands Region, Rockhampton Region and Gladstone Region.

Closed to all vehicles:

  • Duaringa-Apis Creek Road at Mackenzie River
  • Capricorn Highway (Yamala-Emerald) at various locations
  • Dawson Highway (Rolleston-Springsure) at Panorama Creek
  •  Dawson Developmental Road (Springsure-Tambo)
  • Blackwater - Rolleston Road at various locations

Restricted to 4WD vehicles only:

  • Fitzroy Developmental Road (Bauhinia-Woorabinda)
  • Biloela-Duaringa Road
  •  Retro Corry Road
  • Cotherstone Road

Open with caution:

  • Capricorn Highway (Emerald-Alpha)  - water over road in various locations
  • Gregory Highway (Springsure-Emerald)
  • Arcturus Road
  • Leichhardt Highway (north of Taroom)
  • Gregory Highway (Emerald-Capella)

Open:

  • Bruce Highway near Marlborough
  • Bruce Highway, 5km south of Mt Larcom
  • Bruce Highway, 10km north of the Calliope Crossroads

 

Please be advised of the following:

  • Sandhurst Creek on the Capricorn Highway (Comet-Yamala) is expected to close this afternoon and be closed until tomorrow morning.
  •  Theresa Creek on the Gregory Highway (Emerald-Capella) is expected to close this afternoon and be closed for up to two days.

For the latest up to date information on road closures, conditions and roadworks across the region and across the state please visit www.131940.qld.gov.au or phone 131940. 

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