Road Conditions

Croydon Shire Council Road Condition Report

Last updated 24 September 2020 at 11:30 am

When travelling on roads within Croydon Shire please pay particular attention to floodways and river crossings as road conditions can change without warning. Drive to prevailing conditions.

Road Open Closed Restrictions Comments

Gulf Developmental Road - State Controlled Road

   

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) is continuing works at Little River Bridge and Routh Creek Bridge located on the Gulf Developmental Road (GDR) between Mt Surprise and Croydon. These works are part of regular bridge maintenance program.

For the safety of workers and road users, changed traffic conditions will be in place under the direction of traffic controllers or traffic signals at both these bridges and may include the following:

Routh Creek Bridge

  • Works are progressing and will be completed in late 2020, weather permitting. Work crews will operate between 7 am and 5 pm Monday to Saturday. 
  • The bridge is reduced to single lane with a speed reduced to 40km/h 24-hours – No temporary closures until further notice.

Variable Message Boards (VMS) will be in place on the approaches to the bridges, a week prior to the concrete works starting. Motorists should plan their journey according.

More information about road conditions across Queensland’s state-controlled road network is available via the TMR QLDTraffic.qld.gov.au website or 13 19 40 Information services.

 
Croydon to Normanton Open   Drive to the prevailing conditions  
Croydon to Georgetown Open  

Little River Bridge

  • Works will resume in late September 2020 and be completed in late March 2021, weather permitting. Work crews will operate between 6 am and 6 pm from Monday to Saturday.  
  • Works include strengthening works on the substructure-pier frames and abutment.
  • The majority of works are being carried out under the bridge and have minimal impact to traffic. 
  • To allow for concrete works, temporary full closures of up to an hour will be required. Further information will be provided closer to the closure dates.
Motorists are requested to give their full cooperation to follow the 40km/h speed reduction after the concrete pour, including outside of work hours.

 

Croydon to Richmond - Matilda Byway

       
Croydon to Esmeralda Station Open   Drive to the prevailing conditions  
Esmeralda Station to Woodstock Station Open   Drive to the prevailing conditions  
Woodstock Station to Richmond Shire Boundary Open   Drive to the prevailing conditions  

Croydon to Richmond Road via Claraville Station

       
Croydon to Claraville Station Open   Drive to the prevailing conditions  
Claraville Station to Prospect Station Open   Drive to the prevailing conditions  
Prospect Station to Richmond Road T intersection Open   Drive to the prevailing conditions  

Croydon to Yappar River Station

       
Croydon to Guildford Station Open   Drive to the prevailing conditions  
Guildford Station to Coralie Station Open   Drive to the prevailing conditions  
Coralie Station to Yappar River Station Open   Drive to the prevailing conditions  

If you are unsure about road conditions please call Croydon Shire Council on 07 4748 7100.