Take care at the end of the bridge

MOTORISTS are urged to take care at the Hamilton Rd end of the New Norfolk Bridge, which has been the scene of at least five car crashes since Wednesday. A three-car pileup on Wednesday was followed by a single-vehicle accident when a car is believed to have crashed into a

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Take care on Glenora Rd

TASMANIA Police reports there are numerous patches of black ice on Glenora Rd between New Norfolk and Glenora this morning. Acting Sergeant Scott Bailey advises motorists to proceed with extreme caution. The following roads in elevated areas of the Central Highlands have some snow and ice coverage: Highland Lakes Road

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Montagu St to take a turn for the better

FEDERAL funding of $100,000 will provide a turning lane in a busy section of the Lyell Highway in central New Norfolk. The Federal Member for Lyons, Eric Hutchinson, said the “black spot” funding would improve safety at the junction of Montagu and Burnett Sts. The New Norfolk project is one

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Gordon River roadworks

DRAINAGE works along Gordon River Rd between Mt Field and Maydena will result in lane closures and minor disruptions between 8am and 5pm until Friday this week.

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Snow affected roads

TASMANIA POLICE Snow affected roads Thursday, 7 May 2015 – 3:08 pm The Lyell Highway from Ouse through to Derwent Bridge is open but motorist should proceed with caution Lyell Highway from Derwent Bridge through to Queenstown.  Access to 4WD only due to heavy snow. The Lake Dobson Track is

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Crash blocks Hobart Rd

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a crash on the Lyell Highway at New Norfolk. Police advise that the road is blocked in both directions at the Hobart Rd entrance to New Norfolk and motorists should avoid the area if possible. 3.45PM UPDATE: Police advise that the New Norfolk-bound

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Avoid the Bridgewater Bridge

POLICE have advised motorists to avoid the Bridgewater Bridge. The lift span is jammed in the open position and work is under way to fix the problem. Traffic is reportedly backed up for kilometres in both directions. Metro Tasmania has advised that buses its buses will not be able to

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Crash closes Lakes highway

EMERGENCY services are at the scene of a single vehicle accident on Highland Lake Rd, Bothwell. The male occupant is in a serious condition and will be airlifted to the Royal Hobart Hospital. Police say there is no indication at this time of the cause of the accident. Motorists should avoid

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Lyell Highway temporary closure

A SECTION of the Lyell Highway between Pioneer Avenue and Hillside Crescent in New Norfolk will be closed to general traffic for two days to allow for essential maintenance works. These works will improve the condition and safety of the road and have involved milling the road surface, including the

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Crash closes Boyer Rd

THE Mercury reports that a serious motor vehicle crash near Boyer has closed Boyer Rd to all traffic. Police say the road may be closed at least until late evening.

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Icy patches on the roads

Road Weather Alert for Central Plateau, Midlands and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts Issued at 4:05am on Thursday 21 August 2014. Icy patches on roads may make driving conditions dangerous early on Thursday morning in parts of the Central Plateau, Midlands and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts. For information on

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Icy roads again

Road Weather Alert for Tasmaniafor North West Coast, Central North, North East, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districtsIssued at 9:17 pm EST on Wednesday 13 August 2014.Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Thursday in parts of the North West Coast, Central North, North

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