Road disruptions and closures

The list of currently known Council or other/event road closures in the region can be found below:

date time details reason
27 September 2021 to March 2022  

TEMPORARY LANE CLOSURES - MARYBOROUGH
Lennox Street Between Walker Street and Churchill Street

To allow for the completion of road pavement rehabilitation works in Lennox Street between Walker Street and Churchill Street the following changed traffic arrangements will be put in place from Monday 27 September 2021 for the Stage 1 works for this project:-

  • Lennox Street will operate on a “one way only” basis with traffic travelling in a northerly direction entering from Walker Street and exiting at Churchill Street, with North St closed on the southern side of Lennox Street. 
  • “Road Closed” signs will be placed at Churchill Street and North Street.  Through traffic will be detoured along John St and Walker Street.
  • During the course of works there will be no on-street parking available in the work area.

The TGS relating to the Stage 1 lane closure is available to view here

Proposed lane closures for Stages 2-4 can be viewed here -
Stage 2
Stage 3
Stage 4

Council apologises for the inconveniences caused relating to these temporary lane closures and thanks you in anticipation of your understanding and cooperation during the course of this work.

Road pavement rehabilitation works
27 September 2021 to 13 October 2021  

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES - Hervey Bay and Maryborough
To allow for the completion of asphalt resurfacing works, temporary road closures for short periods of time will be required to undertake asphalt resurfacing works as detailed below (weather permitting):-

  • 27/09/21 - Long Street (Banksia to Wattle)
    • Profiling & Pavement Repairs
  • 28/09/21 - Long Street (Inman to Corser)
    • Profiling & Pavement Repairs
  • 29/09/21 - Long Street (42 Long Street to Corfield Street) 
    • Profiling & Pavement Repairs
  • 30/09/21 - Long Street (Banksia to Wattle)
    • S25E Seal & Wearing Course
  • 05/10/21 - Long Street (Inman to Corser)
    • S25E Seal & Wearing Course
  • 06/10/21 - Long Street (42 Long Street to Corfield Street) 
    • S25E Seal & Wearing Course
  • 07/10/21 - Pallas Street
    • Profiling & Pavement Repairs
  • 08/10/21 - Pallas Street
    • S25E Seal & Wearing Course
  • 11/10/21 - Agnes Court & Donald Court - Maryborough (cul de sac heads only)
    • Pavement Repair, Profiling, Seal & Wearing Course
  • 12/10/21 & 13/10/21 - Eatonvale Road  (From Gympie Road for a distance of 700m)
    • Profiling, Pavement Repair, S25E Seal & Wearing Course

Council apologises for the inconveniences caused relating to these temporary lane closures and thanks you in anticipation of your understanding and cooperation during the course of this work.

Asphalt resurfacing
9/5/2021 - 13/5/2021 6pm - 4 AM

NIGHT WORKS - HERVEY BAY

Sunday  09/05/21 – TORQUAY ROAD (main Street to Hunter Street) - Start Time 6pm Finish 4am. (map)
This will be the section of road from Main street down to Hunter street, we will be closing one lane at a time under traffic control.

Monday 10/05/21 and Tuesday 11/05/21 – TORQUAY ROAD and TAYLOR STREET INTERSECTION - Start Time 6pm Finish 4am. (map)
This will be on the Taylor street roundabout, we will be closing one lane at a time under traffic control.

Wednesday  12/05/21 – ISLANDER ROAD (to Beach Road )Start Time 6pm Finish 4am. (map)
This  will be on Islander road starting at the Beach road end working back towards Nissan Street , we will be closing one lane at a time under traffic control.

Sealed road maintenance
11-12 March 2021 6.30pm - 2.30am

LENNOX STREET, MARYBOROUGH

A full road closure of Lennox Street, Maryborough from the railway line near Woolworths Carpark through to Walker Street will commence from 6.30 p.m. Thursday 11 March 2021 to approx 2.30 a.m. Friday 12 March 2021 (weather permitting).

Traffic will be detoured via the following routes:-

  • North bound traffic – Lennox Street - Kent Street – Ferry Street – Walker Street – Lennox Street
  • South bound traffic – Lennox Street - Walker Street – Ferry Street – Kent Street – Lennox Street
  • West bound traffic – Sussex Street – Adelaide Street – Kent Street – Ferry Street – Sussex Street

Following completion of the asphalting works, traffic loop works and linemarking will follow with an expected full re-opening of Lennox Street to occur on 12 March, 2021 (weather permitting).

Asphalting works

15 February - 12 March 2021 

(weather permitting)

 

BOUNDARY ROAD and ROBERT STREET - SIGNALISATION

Works on the completion of the civil works necessary to enable relocation of the Ergon 11kv assets will commence on 15 February 2021 and be completed by 12 March 2021, weather permitting.

Traffic Guidance Schemes will be put into place whilst the works are completed.  It will be noted that to allow the required excavation works to be completed, Boundary Road will be reduced to one lane with 4 way traffic lights on motion activation in operation.  A traffic controller will be on site between 7.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. to perform manual override of the lighting systems during peak traffic volumes.

Stage 1 - Traffic Guidence Scheme

 

Stage 2 - commence March 2021

Various

ADELAIDE STREET  - REVITALISATION

STAGE 2 -  Due to commence in approximately March 2021 will operate under a different one way traffic flow arrangement, with traffic directed in a north bound direction i.e. one way traffic for traffic travelling from Alice to Ellena Street.  Again all night works will be completed under a full road closure.

Full closure Part closure traffic guideline schemes

STAGE 1 - Completed on the Revitalisation of Adelaide Street.

Full closure Part closure traffic guideline schemes

Revitalisation
7 September 2020 - February 2021 Various

WALKER and NETPTUNE STREETS

The works will be undertaken in four stages with traffic in Walker Street flowing in a two way direction along one lane under traffic control.  To limit traffic congestion at the intersection of Walker and Neptune Streets, traffic in Neptune Street will be detoured at times, during the various stages of the works.  Additionally during the completion of stormwater drainage works at the Walker/Yaralla Streets intersection, traffic will also be detoured.

Council apologises for the inconveniences caused relating to this impending temporary road lane and staged road closures and thanks you in anticipation of your understanding and cooperation during the course of this work.

Staged Traffic Guidelines Schemes

Road reconstruction works including the installation of traffic signals at the Walker and Neptune Streets intersection
14 September 2020 - February 2021 Various

MAIN STREET, CHAPEL ROAD and MAGGS HILL ROAD - INTERSECTION UPGRADE

FULL ROAD CLOSURE - Scheduled - 5am Monday 8th February to 6pm Tuesday 9th February
- Alternative routes will be available during this time.

Temporary lane closures will be put in place during this upgrade. The project commencing on Monday 14 September, 2020 will be completed in four stages with stage one works commencing on the Chapel Road leg of the project.  Whilst the intersection will be open to traffic whilst the works are being undertaken, users can expect delays in each direction leading up to the intersection pending the work schedule being undertaken at the time.  Traffic will be controlled by a mixture of traffic lights and manual traffic controllers.

The works are planned for completion by end of February, 2021. 

Stage 1 - Traffic Guidence Scheme   REVISED - 18 December 2020 - Traffic Guidence Scheme

Upgrade of major intersection


All project timeframes are subject to weather permitting.

Motorists are advised to take caution and observe traffic signs during temporary road closures and use alternate routes.

For road closures controlled by Department of Main Roads visit 131 940 Traffic and Travel information website.