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

​Marble Bar Road temporary diversion construction

Roy Hill Mine approx.110km from Newman



15 November 2016 to 24 February 2017


  • Traffic management in place, both northern and southern tie ins have temporary detour in place allowing for 1 lane in each direction
Great Northern Highway

Obstinate Creek Bridge - approx. 100km south of the Great Northern Highway and North West Coastal Highway Intersection


From Great Northern Highway / North West Coastal Highway Intersection approx. 100km south at multiple locations

9 January 2017 to TBC



16 February to 22 February 6am-5pm

  • Speed restrictions in place


  • Traffic management in place, single late closures. Minor delays can be expected

Ripon Hills Road

Oakover Floodway - Minor pavement and surface repairs

​1 February 17 February 2017
  • ​Minor traffic interruptions


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: 15 Feb 2017