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 Station approx.110km from Newman


Temporary detour



Scouring repairs on gravel sections



15 November 2016 to 28 January 2017



6 January 2017 to 25 January 2017



16 January to 30 January 2017


  • ​Detour - unsealed road
  • Traffic management in place


  • Detour will be unsealed under temporary traffic signals and temporary traffic traffic management


  • Expect delays at creek crossings
Great Northern Highway

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


Overlay works approx. 20km south of Port Hedland


Shoulder works for 15km approx. 85km north of Auski Roadhouse   


Road repairs - Port Hedland Road 1km North of the Port Hedland Interchange towards Port Hedland


Road repairs - Port Hedland Interchange east towards Broome  


Road repairs - between Pinga and Powell

9 January 2017 to TBC



16 January to 21 January 2017



16 January to 30 January 2017



20 January to 22 January 2017



20 January to 22 January 2017



20 January to 22 January 2017

  • Speed restrictions in place



  • Traffic management in place and single lane closures


  • Speed restrictions in place



  • Traffic management in place



  • Stop slow traffic management in place 



  • Traffic management in place




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: 20 Jan 2017