Department of Transport and Main Roads

Transport and Main Roads
Road Status Update for Far North *
as at 3:00pm 26 January 2022

*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 Wrotham (Mareeba Shire) 89B, 440.09 to 440.22 Trimbles's Crossing Road closed to all traffic Flooding: Flash flooding due to heavy rain 26/01/2022 09:02 AM Far North 433868
Burke Developmental Road (Lynd River Bridge) Gamboola (Mareeba Shire) 89B, 383.70 to 383.91 Lynd River Crossing Road closed to all traffic Flooding: Flash flooding due to heavy rain 26/01/2022 09:03 AM Far North 439232
Cape Tribulation Bloomfield Road Bloomfield / Cape Tribulation (Douglas Shire) Road closed to all traffic Roadworks: Planned roadworks 24/01/2022 01:16 PM Far North 444210
Cape Tribulation Road Thornton Beach (Douglas Shire) Subject to a 15 tonne GVM limit Hazard: Bridge or culvert damaged 17/01/2022 08:50 AM Far North 376972
Gregory Developmental Road Einasleigh (Etheridge Shire) 98D, 0.09 to 75.20 Open with Caution Restricted to high clearance vehicles only Hazard: Adverse driving conditions 26/01/2022 09:02 AM Far North 439578
Gregory Developmental Road Einasleigh / Mount Surprise (Etheridge Shire) 92C, 61.03 to 98D, 75.22 Open with Caution Restricted to high clearance vehicles only Hazard: Adverse driving conditions 26/01/2022 09:03 AM Far North 434529
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 25/01/2022 04:33 PM Far North 436385
Maher Road Gordonvale (Cairns Regional) Temporary closure of Maher Road intersection with the Bruce Highway Road closed to all traffic Roadworks: Planned roadworks 25/01/2022 04:35 PM Far North 352883
Merragallan Road Malanda (Tablelands Regional) Bridge Replacement Works are being undertaken at Williams Creek on Merragallan Road commencing 29 November 2021 through to April 2022. A full road closure will be in place. There will be no access across the Williams Creek or any sidetrack in operation. Road closed to all traffic Hazard: Bridge or culvert damaged 26/11/2021 07:11 AM Far North 429322
Northern Bypass Road Jardine River (Northern Peninsula Area Regional) Jardine River Ferry has ceased operating for maintenance reasons Road closed to through traffic Special event: N/A 25/01/2022 04:33 PM Far North 443407
Nymbool Road Mount Garnet (Tablelands Regional) Road closed to all traffic Hazard: Bridge or culvert damaged 07/12/2021 12:36 PM Far North 423099
Peninsula Developmental Road Coen / Laura (Cook Shire) 90C, 19.25 to 246.54 The Peninsula Developmental Road is subject to a 5 Tonne GVM limit from Laura to Coen Subject to a 5 tonne GVM limit Hazard: Adverse driving conditions due to water over road 26/01/2022 09:02 AM Far North 441336
Peninsula Developmental Road Coen / Mission River (Cook Shire) 90D, 25.00 to 206.83 The Peninsula Developmental Road is subject to a 5 Tonne GVM limit from Coen to Weipa Subject to a 5 tonne GVM limit Hazard: Adverse driving conditions 26/01/2022 09:02 AM Far North 441332
Peninsula Developmental Road (Archer River Bridge) Coen (Cook Shire) 90D, 65.76 to 66.11 Archer River Bridge Road closed to all traffic Flooding: Flash flooding due to heavy rain 26/01/2022 09:02 AM Far North 444333
Wrights Creek Road Lake Eacham (Tablelands Regional) Road closed to all traffic Hazard: Bridge or culvert damaged 16/08/2021 09:12 AM Far North 374472