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

7 October 2020

5pm - 5am 

Night Works: 
Road closure of Ariadne St between Saltwater Creek Rd and the dump entrance, Maryborough.
A full road closure of Ariadne St will be in place during the night.
Local traffic will be accepted upon making contact with a traffic controller or onsite staff.  

Pour a concrete centre median, undertake intersection widening works on this section of road.
7 September 2020 - February 2021 Various

Walker and Neptune 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.

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 Guidelines Scheme

Upgrade of major intersection
10 August 2020 - October 2020 All day

Cameron Court, Hervey Bay - Local Traffic only

To enable the completion of these works, Cameron Court, from its intersection with Wattle Street to the end of Cameron Court will be temporarily closed. 

Pavement Rehabilitation Works

14 May 2020 for 85 days

6.00 pm - 6.00 am 

Night closures to Kent St:

- Granville bound traffic detoured via Lennox and Sussex Street
- Bruce Highway Bound Traffic detoured via Adelaide and Ellena Street
- Adelaide Street Road Closure Signage To be changed when works change over to Day works with one way only
- Footpaths to be closed and Bus Stops relocated.
- Pedestrians to use town hall for access past works area.

Temporary road closures are required to allow the construction of new kerb and channels with associated concrete/asphalting and drainage works to be completed along with specialised concrete footpaths. 

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.