Roads and pathways

Truck travelling on rural road

Road closures and traffic disruptions

Storms can cause flash flooding throughout the region and impact our roads. Creeks, drains, roads and other watercourses can become inundated very quickly, sometimes in a matter of minutes.

While Council makes every effort to advise residents of water over local roads through website and social media updates as well as broadcast information, the speed at which flash flooding occurs, and often just as quickly subsides, makes it extremely difficult for Council to get to every site in time to erect warning signage and remove signage in a timely manner.

Information about our roads is regularly updated during weather events, however these platforms are not monitored on a 24 hour basis.  Please visit Council’s Disaster Dashboard for the latest information regarding Road Conditions.

The Department of Transport and Main Roads manages State controlled roads and motorists can refer to their website at QLD Traffic, for the current status of main roads in the area.

Council, in partnership with police and emergency response groups, is reinforcing the message:

"If it’s flooded forget it."  Motorists should only drive when it is safe to do so.

 

Traffic disruptions due to Council roadworks

Motorists are advised that the following roads will be subject to changes in traffic management measures and the appropriate signage will be placed to guide motorists through or around the site during the period of construction. Council apologies for any inconvenience.  

For further information on any of the project works, please visit:  Current Projects – Roads, pathways and drainage projects.

Location Project Works Begins Ends
Quay Street East, Bundaberg East Saltwater Creek Pedestrian Bridge Refurbishment June 2021 Late December 2021
North Bucca Road, Bucca Boggy Creek Bridge Replacement     Late July 2021 Mid December 2021
Wyper and Elizabeth Streets, Bundaberg South Intersection Upgrade Late September 2021   Mid December 2021  
Hills, Alexandra & Avenue Streets, Bundaberg East East Bundaberg Tourism Precinct Upgrade – Stage 1 Mid October 2021 Mid December 2021
Kendalls Road – Mott Street Reserve, Avoca Kerb and Underground Drainage Installation and Shoulder Sealing Mid November 2021 Late December 2021

 

Permanent road closures

In accordance with section 69 of the Local Government Act 2009, Bundaberg Regional Council advises that the following permanent traffic restrictions apply:

Calavos - Unnamed Road No. 4252

In the interests of public safety, unconstructed Unnamed Road No. 4252 is permanently closed to all vehicles.

Doolbi - Lucketts Road

As resolved at Council’s ordinary meeting of 7 September 2010, trucks are prohibited from using Lucketts Road, Doolbi, unless servicing properties.

Kensington - Unnamed Road No. 4262

Until further notice, Unnamed Road No. 4262 between Eggmolesse Street and the Ring Road is temporarily closed to all motorised vehicles.

Winfield - Unnamed Road No 4210

The Esplanade along Baffle Creek at Winfield (Unnamed Road No. 4210), between Rocky Point Road and the residences at the end of Pangola Street is permanently closed to all motorised vehicles.

Woodgate - Unconstructed Esplanade (Adjacent to Camp Gregory)

In the interests of public safety, a section of 200 metres in length of the unconstructed Esplanade along the Gregory River, Woodgate, adjacent to Camp Gregory, is permanently closed to all vehicles.

 

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