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 Wednesday 20 July, next update will be provided on Friday 29 July, 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 speed restrictions of 60km/h
  • Side track open - no delays to be expected

Great Northern Highway

Willare Roadhouse to Ngumbun Cliffs Rest Area

20 July - 12 August​Pavement Repairs
  • Stop/Slow traffic management in place with a speed restriction of 40 km/h
  • Delays of less than 10 minutes may be experienced

Great Northern Highway

Blina (approximately 75 km south east of Derby) to Fitzroy Crossing

​11 - 21 July Shoulder Grading
  • Stop/Slow traffic management in place with a speed restriction of 40 km/h
  • Delays of less than 5 minutes may be experienced

Great Northern Highway

Hardman Creek (Approximately 57 km north west of Fitzroy Crossing) for 10 km to Jubilee Downs

​28 July - 4 August

Shoulder Reconstruction

  • Stop/Slow traffic management in place with a speed restriction of 40 km/h
  • Delays of less than 15 minutes may be experienced

Great Northern Highway

Between Fitzroy Crossing and Hall Creek

​28 June - 28 July

Various ​Bridge Maintenance Works

  • Stop/Slow Traffic management in place with speed restrictions of 60 km/h
  • Delays of less than 10 minutes may be experienced

Great Northern Highway

Approximately 90 km south east of Fitzroy Crossing

​11 May - 25 July

Bridge Maintenance Works

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

​Great Northern Highway

From Mary Pool Rest Areas 120km south west of Halls Creek for 38 km towards Halls Creek

​25 - July 25 August

Embankment/Shoulder Works

  • Stop/Slow traffic management in place with a speed restriction of 40 km/h
  • Delays of less than 5 minutes may be experienced

​Victoria Highway

From Yearling Creek 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

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​

Gibb River Road Works

Road Re-construction and Seal 17km north east of Derby Highway and Gibb River Road Intersection 26 April to 21 September 2016

  • Side track in place with at times Stop/Slow traffic management and speed restrictions of 60 km/h
  • Delays of less than 5 minutes may be experienced.

Maintenance Grading

21 July - 10 August from vicinity of Emma Gorge for approximately 73 km south

20 July - 10 August 160 km north of Derby to Manning Gorge Access

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

Imintji Roadhouse NOW OPEN - Diesel only

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: swdk@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

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: 21 Jul 2016