Traffic Incidents related to Landsborough Highway, Longreach, QLD

14 Jan, 2010 - 11:59 PM
The Landsborough Highway between Longreach and Winton will be closed at the Darr River effective from 12pm midnight Thursday 14th January 2010 to 6am Friday 15th January 2010. This closure is necessary as it is part of a recovery operation to retrieve two trailers from the Darr River. The trailers became stranded when the truck pulling them left the road during heavy rain last Wednesday. Your cooperation and patience is appreciated.
5 Jan, 2010 - 12:30 PM
A load width restriction of a maximum of 3.50 metres applies to the Landsborough Highway and Capricorn Highway and all other declared roads in Main Roads Central West Region. This Region comprises the local authorities of Barcaldine, Barcoo, Blackall-Tambo, Boulia, Diamantina, Longreach and Winton. This restriction is due to widespread rain resulting in wet and soft shoulders which are unable to carry traffic without causing substantial damage to the shoulders. Restriction to be reviewed by Monday 11th January 2010 at 12 noon.