Roadworks and Road Conditions

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All information about planned road works for a specific timeframe is provided below in the Planned Works and Events section.

  • Motorists should be aware of fauna and wandering stock on and near all roads in the Kimberley Region. Drive with caution particularly in the hours between dusk and dawn.
  • Please be mindful when sharing parking facilities with oversize vehicles, particularly where you see the truck parking bay symbol.
  • Motorists are to drive through mentioned areas below with caution and obey traffic management in place.
  • All road works are carried out during daylight hours unless mentioned otherwise.

 

Planned Works and Events

Updated Thursday 22 September, next update will be provided on Friday 30 September, unless conditions change.

​LocationEstimated Timeframe​Effect​

Great Northern Highway

Logue River Bridge - 30 km north west of Willare Roadhouse

14 July - 6 October

Bridge Maintenance Works

  • Traffic management in place with a speed restriction of 60km/h
  • Side track open - no delays to be expected

Great Northern Highway

10 km north and south of Doon Doon Roadhouse

​12 - 23 September

​Unsealed Shoulder Maintenance Works

  • Mobile works -  traffic management in place with a speed restriction of  60 km.
  • Delays of less than 10 minutes may be experienced

​Victoria Highway

From Yearling Creek 20 km west of Kununurra

​1 August - 10 November

Road Widening Works

  • Stop/Slow traffic management in place with a speed restriction of 40 km/h
  • Delays of less than 10 minutes may be experienced

​Victoria Highway

Kununurra Diversion Dam

​September 2016 - September 2017

Height Restrictions

On behalf of the Water Corporation, Main Roads WA advises the transport industry that the Water Corporation has increased the height restriction on the Kununurra Diversion Dam

Vehicles in excess of 3.3 metres wide and 6 metres in height (previously 4.5 metres in height) crossing the bridge during daylight hours need to contact the project supervisor or one of the contacts below, no later than 1 hour prior to arrival at the bridge.  This will allow time to receive clearance to cross during daylight hours so that traffic is not delayed.

Project Supervisor, Steve Dessent – 0407 029 342
Mark Gough – 0429 576 438
Water Corporation Call Centre – 13 13 75

Various Locations

Great Northern Highway, Broome Highway/Gubinge Road, Derby Highway, Victoria Highway and the Gibb River Road.

Ongoing

Short term - Road Maintenance (see and fix works)

  • No traffic control required and no delays to be expected
 
​​Gibb River Road -  HIGH CLEARANCE 4WD recommended on all unsealed roads​

Derby - Lennard River​ - OPEN - For Road Closures and Restrictions please Refer to Alerts

Lennard River - Imintji - OPEN - For Road Closures and Restrictions please Refer to Alerts

​Imintji - Mt Barnett -  OPEN - For Road Closures and Restrictions please Refer to Alerts

Mt Barnett to Kalumburu turnoff - OPEN -  For Road Closures and Restrictions please Refer to Alerts

​Kalumburu Turnoff - El Questro - OPEN - For Road Closures and Restrictions please Refer to Alerts

El Questro - Great Northern Highway - OPEN - For Road Closures and Restrictions please Refer to Alerts

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Local Road Information

Main Roads is responsible for the main road network within Western Australia. Local roads are managed by local government authorities; for information on roadwork's and events affecting local roads, please contact the relevant local government authority:

​Local Government Authority​Contact

 Shire of Broome

www.broome.wa.gov.au

T: (08) 9191 3456

F: (08) 9191 3455
 

​Shire of Derby West Kimberley

www.sdwk.wa.gov.au

​T: (08) 9191 0999

F: (08) 9191 0998

E: sdwk@sdwk.wa.gov.au

Shire of Halls Creek

www.hallscreek.wa.gov.au

​T: (08) 9168 6007

F: (08) 9168 6235

E: hcshire@hcshire.wa.gov.au

Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley

www.swek.wa.gov.au

T: (08) 9168 4100

F: (08) 9168 1798

E: mail@swek.wa.gov.au

Northern Territory Department of Construction and Infrastructure - road reporting service

www.ntlis.nt.gov.au/roadreport  

​T: 1800 246 199
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Modified: 23 Sep 2016