Roadworks and Road Conditions

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All information about planned roadwork's for a specific timeframe is provided below in the Planned Works and Events section.  

Planned Works and Events 

Location Estimated Timeframe Effect

​Onslow Road

Construction of Onslow Ring Road


Intersection of Back Beach Road and Simpson Street Onslow


​Late November to mid April 2016

7:00 am to 5:30pm including weekends


​Late November to mid April 2016

7:00 am to 5:30pm including weekends

  • ​Possible speed restrictions
  • Possible lane closures and restrictions


  • Possible lane closures and restrictions
  • Possible speed restrictions

Intersection of Great Northern Highway and Marble Bar Road

Intersection Upgrade

​4 April to 24 June 2016
  • ​Traffic Management in place
  • Possible speed restrictions
  • The truck bay near the intersection on Marble Bar Road will be closed for the duration of the works.

North West Coastal Highway

Corner of North West Coastal Highway and Madigan Road



Nickol River Bridge 10km East of Karratha Light Industrial Area 

29 March to 29 April 2016

7.00 am to 4.00 pm



15 April to 23 April 2016 


  • ​​Possible speed restrictions
  • Traffic management in place


  • Traffic will be diverted via a single lane side track
  • Traffic management in place


​North West Coastal Highway

Construction of new overtaking lane approx. 10km west of Roebourne

​11 April to 5 June 2016
  • Speed restrictions and stop/slow traffic management in place
  • Temporary single lane closures anticipated 14-19/5/16

Karratha - Tom Price Road

10kms south of North West Coastal Highway intersection


Harding River Floodway Approx. 68km South of North West Coastal Highway Intersection

13 April to 23 April 2016



18 April to 8 May 2016


  • Lane closures and speed restrictions in place


  • Single lane closures and speed restriction in place



​Paraburdoo - Tom Price Road

Verge Slashing

​27 April to 30 April
  • ​Warning signage in place 

Great Northern Highway

Port Hedland Airport Improvement Works

Between Port Hedland Airport and the Walkabout Hotel


FMG rail crossing approx 46km North of Great Northern Highway and Nanutarra-Munjina intersection


9 March to May 2016




29 April 2016 from 6am-6pm


  • Speed restrictions in place
  • Traffic management in place



  • Speed restrictions in place and single lane closures


Local Road Information

We are 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
Town of Port Hedland

T: (08) 9158 9300
F: (08) 9158 9399
​Shire of East Pilbara

​Newman: (08) 9175 8000

Marble Bar: (08) 9176 1008

​Shire of Ashburton

​Tom Price: (08) 9188 4444

Onslow: (08) 9184 6001

City of Karratha

T: (08) 9186 8555
F: (08) 9185 1626


Modified: 27 Apr 2016