Department of Transport and Main Roads

Transport and Main Roads
Road Status Update for Far North *
as at 8:00pm 3 February 2023

*Disclaimer: Road conditions may change rapidly. Please visit https://qldtraffic.qld.gov.au or call 13 19 40 to plan your trip with the most updated road information.

New events are defined as any event entered since 8am the previous day.

Freight and Heavy Vehicles: For more information on Flood Recovery Permits (FRPs) and freight route information, contact the Flood Recovery Road Access Group: 1300 105 647 or floodrecovery_roadaccess@tmr.qld.gov.au. For all other route restrictions use the following link https://qldtraffic.qld.gov.au. Heavy Vehicle Conditions of Operation database https://www.service.transport.qld.gov.au/ExcessMassExternal/PublicConditionReport.jsp For movement within and around a local region, contact the regional permits office.

Report data

Road Location Chainage Extra details Status Closure/Restriction Reason Last Update District Id
Burke Developmental Road Chillagoe / Highbury (Mareeba Shire) 89B, 323.38 to 543.79 Mungana Mine T/O to Mareeba Shire Boundary Restricted to high clearance vehicles only Hazard: Adverse driving conditions 03/02/2023 06:01 PM Far North 528734
Burke Developmental Road Wrotham (Mareeba Shire) 89B, 440.10 to 440.46 Trimbles Crossing is CLOSED Road closed to all traffic Flooding: Flash flooding due to heavy rain 03/02/2023 06:01 PM Far North 533216
Burke Developmental Road (Burke Development Road) Chillagoe / Maramie (Mareeba Shire) 89B, 303.39 to 543.79 The Burke Developmental Road is subject to a 5 tonne GVM limit from Mungana T/O to MSC Boundary Subject to a 5 tonne GVM limit Hazard: Adverse driving conditions due to water over road 03/02/2023 06:01 PM Far North 527207
Burke Developmental Road (Burke Development Road) Rookwood (Mareeba Shire) 89B, 527.85 to 527.94 Water Over Bridge at Walsh River Ferguson's Crossing Road closed to all traffic Flooding: Long-term flooding due to flooding of river 03/02/2023 06:01 PM Far North 538922
Burke Developmental Road (Lynd River Bridge) Gamboola (Mareeba Shire) 89B, 383.70 to 384.38 Lynd River Causeway - CLOSED Road closed to all traffic Flooding: Flash flooding due to heavy rain 03/02/2023 06:01 PM Far North 526902
Cape Tribulation Road Thornton Beach (Douglas Shire) Subject to a 15 tonne GVM limit Hazard: Bridge or culvert damaged 10/01/2023 02:32 PM Far North 376972
Coolgarra Road Mount Garnet (Tablelands Regional) Road closed to all traffic Flooding: Flash flooding due to water over road 27/01/2023 09:00 AM Far North 535252
Glue Pot Road Wondecla (Tablelands Regional) Subject to a 10 tonne GVM limit Hazard: Road damage due to soft shoulders 06/01/2023 04:24 PM Far North 523189
Gotak Road Evelyn (Tablelands Regional) Subject to a 25 tonne GVM limit Hazard: Road damage due to soft shoulders 06/01/2023 04:24 PM Far North 523188
Gregory Developmental Road Einasleigh (Etheridge Shire) 98D, 0.09 to 75.22 The Lynd to Quartz Blow Creek Subject to a 5 tonne GVM limit Hazard: Adverse driving conditions 03/02/2023 07:07 PM Far North 537832
Gregory Developmental Road (Gregory Highway) Einasleigh / Mount Surprise (Etheridge Shire) 98D, 75.22 to 119.69 Einasleigh to Gulf Developmental Road Road closed to all traffic Flooding: Flash flooding due to heavy rain 03/02/2023 06:01 PM Far North 526541
Hill Road Wrights Creek (Cairns Regional) 10P, 71.05 to 71.05 Hill Road Closed Permanently from the Bruce Highway to Harris Road Road closed to all traffic Roadworks: Planned roadworks 03/02/2023 03:08 PM Far North 436385
Kirrama Range Road Carruchan / Murray Upper (Cassowary Coast Regional) / Murray Upper (Tablelands Regional) Road closed to all traffic Hazard: Road damage due to boggy conditions 27/01/2023 09:00 AM Far North 535241
Lindsay Road Malanda (Tablelands Regional) Subject to a 10 tonne GVM limit Hazard: Road damage due to soft shoulders 06/01/2023 04:24 PM Far North 523190
Mary Street Malanda (Tablelands Regional) Bridge Replacement Works are being undertaken at Duncan Brown Bridge commencing 20 June 2022 to early 2023. A full road closure will be in place. There will be no access to vehicles or pedestrians. Road closed to all traffic Hazard: Bridge or culvert damaged 06/01/2023 04:25 PM Far North 486543
Nymbool Road Mount Garnet (Tablelands Regional) Road closed to all traffic Flooding: Flash flooding due to heavy rain 27/01/2023 08:59 AM Far North 535228
Peninsula Developmental Road Coen (Cook Shire) / Mission River (Napranum Aboriginal Shire) 90D, 22.08 to 216.28 Coen DPI to Weipa Road Closed Road closed to through traffic Hazard: Adverse driving conditions due to water over road 03/02/2023 06:01 PM Far North 539419
Peninsula Developmental Road Coen (Cook Shire) 90D, 65.90 to 66.09 Water over Archer River bridge Road closed to all traffic Flooding: Flash flooding due to heavy rain 03/02/2023 06:01 PM Far North 531391
Peninsula Developmental Road Coen (Cook Shire) / Mission River (Napranum Aboriginal Shire) 90D, 24.99 to 216.00 Weipa to Coen Airport Restricted to high clearance vehicles only Hazard: Adverse driving conditions due to slippery surface 03/02/2023 06:01 PM Far North 526602
Peninsula Dev Road Coen / Laura (Cook Shire) 90C, 59.50 to 243.90 Coen to Kennedy Restricted to high clearance vehicles only Hazard: Adverse driving conditions due to slippery surface 03/02/2023 06:01 PM Far North 527028
Ross Road Evelyn (Tablelands Regional) Weir Creek Bridge on Ross Road, Evelyn closed until further notice. Please observe signage and detour accordingly. Road closed to all traffic Hazard: Bridge or culvert damaged 06/01/2023 04:24 PM Far North 528550
Silver Valley Road Silver Valley (Tablelands Regional) Subject to a 15 tonne GVM limit Hazard: Road damage due to soft shoulders 06/01/2023 04:24 PM Far North 523191
Webster Road Wondecla (Tablelands Regional) Subject to a 10 tonne GVM limit Hazard: Road damage due to soft shoulders 06/01/2023 04:24 PM Far North 523187
Wrights Creek Road Lake Eacham (Tablelands Regional) The bridge is no longer capable of supporting vehicles and will be temporarily closed to motorised traffic from the 1st of July 2020. It will remain open to pedestrians and cyclists (maximum of twenty (20) at one time). Road closed to all traffic Hazard: Bridge or culvert damaged 06/01/2023 04:25 PM Far North 374472