The following works are programmed for the week commencing Monday, 18 March 2019.
Road reconstruction works have commenced on Kilmoylar Road, Kagaru. These works are the third and final stage of the Kilmoylar Road Upgrade project; with works continuing from the previous stage through to the intersection with Undullah Road. Works involve the construction of a 9 metre wide bitumen sealed road, improved horizontal and vertical alignment, drainage upgrade and an improved intersection with Undullah Road. This project is jointly funded by Council and the Australian Government under the Roads to Recovery Program.
Works are continuing on the upgrade of Beechmont Road, from Millie Court through to Sharp Bridge, Witheren, as well as the replacement of Sharp Bridge, Botan Bridge, and Back Creek Bridge. The bridge replacement programme is jointly funded by the Australian Government and Council, under the Bridges Renewal Programme, with a portion of the roadworks jointly funded by the State Government and Council, under the Transport Infrastructure Development Scheme.
Road restoration works are continuing across the region, with works to be undertaken on Kooralbyn Road.
Delivery of Council's Reseal Program is continuing with preparation works to be undertaken on Barney View Road, South West Road, Beechmont, Bell Street and Robson Road, Boonah, Pocock Road, Hoya.
Scheduled major culvert inspections and bridge maintenance works are to be undertaken on various structures throughout the region.
Council is progressing with its Road Resheeting Program, with works to be undertaken on sections of Sealeys Road, Harrisville.
Due to heavy rainfall and flooding associated with ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie in March 2017, a section of Duck Creek Road suffered severe damage, making it totally impassable by all vehicles. Vehicle access is closed to all vehicles and will remain closed until further notice.
The Department of Transport and Main Roads 131940 website provides information about the conditions on major roads controlled by the State in addition to Local Roads of Regional Significance.
It can indicate road closures or delays due to traffic incidents, roadworks or flooding.
For information about road conditions across the border visit northernrivers.myroadinfo.com.au