News

Dozens of roads closed across Gympie region

Kidd bridge flooded Photo Renee Pilcher / The Gympie Times
Kidd bridge flooded Photo Renee Pilcher / The Gympie Times Renee Pilcher

GYMPIE Regional Council advises the following roads, as at 8am Tuesday, February 26, are known to be flooded, impassable or have flood damage.

Please be aware that there may be many additional roads that are flooded or partially flooded and could have possible damage to the running surface due to the current weather conditions.

For the very latest updates, check back at this link

 

Bauple Woolooga Rd Wide Bay Creek Closed 6.30am 26/02/13
Bruce Highway (South) Cobb's Gully Closed 11.00pm 25/02/13
Bruce Highway (South) Inglewood Hill - at Deep Creek near Normanby Bridge Closed 10.00pm 29/01/13
Bruce Highway (South) Jackass Creek Closed 11.00pm 25/02/13
Bruce Highway (South) Kybong Creek Closed 11.00pm 25/02/13
Bruce Highway (South) Old Imbil Road Closed 11.00pm 25/02/13
Bruce Highway (South) Traveston Crossing Closed 11.00pm 25/02/13
Burnett Highway (North) Boonara Creek (Rockemer Bridge) Closed 9.30pm 01/02/13
Burnett Highway (North) Chippendale Creek Closed 2.30pm 25/02/13
Burnett Highway (South) Barambah Creek Closed 4.30am 26/02/13
Exhibition Road Kidd Bridge Closed 9.30pm 25/02/13
Kilkivan Tansey Road Wide Bay Creek Closed 4.00pm 25/02/13
Tin Can Bay Road Coondoo Bridge Closed 6.30pm 25/02/13
Tin Can Bay Road Goomboorian Closed 1.00pm 25/02/13
Tin Can Bay Road Moody Creek Closed 3.00pm 25/02/13
Tin Can Bay Road Ross Creek #2 & #3 Closed 1.00pm 25/02/13
Wide Bay Highway Bells Bridge Closed 11.00pm 25/02/13


List of minor roads in the region
Road Name (A-Z) Closure Point Status Time updated
Amamoor Creek Road Crossings Closed 6.00am 26/02/13
Brisbane Road One Mile School Closed 11.30pm 25/02/13
Cedar Pocket Road Greens Creek Bridge Open 7.15am 26/02/13
East Deep Creek Road Near Nolan's Meatworks Closed 12.00pm 25/02/13
Fishermans Pocket Road Near Dobbo's Road Closed 3.30pm 25/02/13
Gympie Woolooga Road Eel Creek Bridge Closed 8.00am 26/02/13
Gympie Woolooga Road Widgee Closed 3.15pm 25/02/13
Kandanga Imbil Road Imbil Town Bridgee Closed 7.30pm 25/02/13
Kenilworth-Skyring Creek Chinamans Creek Bridge Closed 7.00pm 25/02/13
Kenilworth-Skyring Creek Happy Jack Creek Closed 7.00pm 25/02/13
Moy Pocket Road Mary Valley Road Closed 2.00pm 25/02/13
Moy Pocket Road Pickering's Bridge Closed 3.00pm 25/02/13
Mudlo Road McTaggart Bridge Closed 4.30pm 25/02/13
Noosa Rd Near Speedway Closed 1.45pm 25/02/13
Old Goomboorian Rd About 200 metres in from Gympie Connection Road Closed 2.45pm 25/02/13
Old Imbil Rd Bruce Hwy Closed 10.00pm 25/02/13
Power Rd Rocklea Drive to Woolgar Rd Closed 10.00pm 25/02/13
Pritchard Road Smerdon Rd Closed 1.45pm 25/02/13
Randwick Road Tin Can Bay end Closed 1.20pm 25/02/13
iver Road Albert Park Underpass Closed 10.00pm 25/02/13
Running Creek Road Wide Bay Creek Closed 2.30pm 25/02/13
Sandy Creek Road Borcherts Bridge Closed 2.30pm 25/02/13
Sorensen Road Roundabout Closed 10.00pm 25/02/13
Tagigan Road Between Stephan Road and Tin Can Bay Road Closed 3.00pm 20/02/13
Tandur Road Kybong Closed 1.00pm 25/02/13
Traveston Crossing Road Traveston Crossing Bridge Closed 5.45pm 25/02/13
Tuchekoi Road Coonagibber Creek Closed 3.30pm 25/02/13
Waldock Road Heilbronn Road Closed 12.00pm 25/02/13
Walkers Road Walkers Bridge Closed 2.30pm 25/02/13
Widgee Crossing Road Gympie Creek Closed 3.30pm 25/02/13
Yabba Creek Rd Crossings Closed 3.15pm 25/02/13

 

This information is provided as a courtesy, weather conditions may alter water heights suddenly between updates.

  • Road conditions across the Region may deteriorate and motorists and residents need to be prepared for emergencies and stay vigilant.
  • Minimise travel wherever possible, be prepared in your own home and be aware of what is happening around you.
  • In the event of emergency or life threatening situations - call 000
  • If you require assistance during a flood please contact the SES Emergency line on 132 500.
  • Residents who wish to report unsafe road conditions are asked to phone Council on 1300 307 800.

Gympie Times

Topics:  flooding, gympie, road closures, weather



Haplessly helping out

Bruce Devereaux who is giving up his bank job to go full time on his daddy blog and to be a Stay At Home Dad.Photo Patrick Woods / Gympie Times

Bruce explains the difficulties he has helping around the house.

Who's on Meals on Wheels duty?

HOME DELIVERY: Gympie Meals on Wheels deliver nutritious meals five days a week.

Gympie Meals on Wheels roster for week ending September 30

Tips and trivia: Things you didn't know about tomatoes

Jody Allen loves one spring crop more than any other.

Local Partners

Jim Carrey slams 'shameful greed' of lawsuit

Jim Carrey has slammed the "shameful greed" of White's ex-husband.

'Highly unlikely' Brad Pitt will face prosecution

It is highly unlikely that Brad Pitt will be prosecuted

WATCH: Justin Bieber grabbed in Germany

A video has emerged of singer Justin Bieber being attacked

Why The Wrong Girl is right for Jessica Marais

Jessica Marais and Ian Meadows in a scene from the TV series The Wrong Girl.

ACTOR makes the sometimes awkward character her own in new comedy.

What's on the small screen this week

Jessica Marais in a scene from the TV series The Wrong Girl.

A NEW romantic comedy debuts while footy codes ramp up for finals.

Airbourne talk drop bears, beer and taxes

Airbourne have a new album coming out and a new tour on the way.  Photo Contributed

Airbourne release album for the aussie battler

Highway upgrade drives momentum in affordable market

Accessibility and affordability are keeping interest high

Property 200m from ocean selling for just over $100K

BEACHCOMBER PARK: Work has started on a new $19.2 million development at Toogoom.

The estate's developer is offering huge discounts for early buyers.

UPDATE: Former rodeo champ's sale rained out, now back on

Larkhill local Ken Consiglio is having an auction of most of the things on his property.

'People kept showing up and we had to turn them away'

First stages of $25 million housing development underway

New development on Madsen Rd - The Springs.

The blocks of land are much bigger than usual

Couple build their own 'tiny house' for $45k

Holly Bowen and Oli Bucher built their "tiny house" themselves, only hiring a plumber and an electrician. Photo/supplied

The house, which is built on a trailer and can be towed.

Rocky proves prime real estate in latest REIQ report

Kas Woch sold this Wood St home in Depot Hill for $107,000 in August.

A new investor's market as Rocky house prices hit lowest in state