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 Friday 26 August, next update will be provided on Friday 2 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 speed restrictions of 60km/h
  • Side track open - no delays to be expected

Great Northern Highway

Bridge over Pinnacles Creek approximately 90 km south-east of Fitzroy Crossing

​17 - 29 August

Bridge Maintenance Works

  • Traffic management in place with speed restrictions of 60km/h

​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​

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: 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: 29 Aug 2016