Snowfalls close highland roads

Tasmania PoliceRoad Closures at 9.34pm, August 10 Snow and ice will affect all roads above 300 metres in the state during Sunday 10/8/2014 and into Monday. Driving conditions  are likely to be dangerous in parts of the Upper Derwent Valley, Central Plateau, Midlands, North-West Coast, Western, East Coast and South East

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Icy roads warning

Bureau of Meteorology Road Weather Alert Road Weather Alert for Tasmaniafor Upper Derwent Valley, Central Plateau, North West Coast, Central North, North East,  Midlands, East Coast and South East forecast districts Issued at 9:07am on Sunday 3 August 2014. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Sunday in parts

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Tonight’s valley and highlands road closures

Roads closed or affected due to Snowfall/FloodingUpdated August 1, 6:52 pm CURRENT ROAD CLOSURESGordon River Road, Bushy Park (at the Styx Bridge)Collins Cap Road, Collins CapCollinsvale Road (between Berriedale Road and Glen Lusk Road)Collins Cap Road, Collinsvale (between Suhrs Road and Funslow Road) ROADS ACCESSIBLE BY 4WD OR VEHICLES WITH

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Bushy Park road closure

TASMANIA Police reports that the Gordon River Rd at Bushy Park is closed at the Styx Bridge due to flooding. Click here for updates. OTHER ROAD WARNINGS – 5PMThe following roads are affected by snowfall and are accessible by 4WD vehicles or vehicles with chains only: Mount Arrowsmith on the

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Hazardous driving in the highlands tonight

Tasmania PoliceCommunity Alert issued at 9.30pm  Due to snow and ice, hazardous driving conditions will be experienced on the following roads: Highland Lakes Rd between the Steppes and Golden Valley is accessible only by 4×4 vehicles and vehicles with chains; Marlborough Rd – as above; Poatina Rd, from Poatina to

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Snow affecting Lake Hwy

Tasmania PoliceCommunity Alert issued at 3.30pm Highland Lakes Road, restricted access due to snowDue to steady snowfalls, the Highland Lakes Rd between Miena and Golden Valley is accessible only by 4×4 vehicles and vehicles with chains. For updates click here.

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Highland road warning

TAKE care if you are heading home via the lakes today. Emergency services are in attendance at a single vehicle accident on Highland Lakes Rd at Liawenee. The occupant is trapped with non-life threatening injuries and emergency rescue crews are working to free him. Drivers in the area are asked

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Feds confirm feasibilty funding for valley link road

THE Federal Government has confirmed the allocation of $100,000 for a study of the feasibility of upgrading the Plenty Valley Link Rd as a tourist route between the Derwent and Huon Valleys. The Federal Member for Lyons, Eric Hutchinson MHR, said he was delighted that work will soon be under

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Crash on approach to bridge

The scene of a traffic accident at the junction Hamilton Rd and the New Norfolk Bridge about 4.30 this afternoon. Thanks to Chloe Gleesonfor the photo.

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Road hazards

TASMANIA Police report that a tree is partially blocking Gordon River Rd between Westerway and National Park this afternoon. In addition, Lake Dobson Rd at Mt Field National Park is closed until further notice due to fallen trees. Motorists are asked to be aware of hazardous road conditions due to

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Feds confirm link road study

DEPUTY Prime Minister Warren Truss today confirmed that the Coalition Government would stand by its pre-election pledge to provide more than $100 million in an economic package for Tasmania in line with the former Labor government’s commitments. “The Government’s Economic Growth Plan for Tasmania will fund projects aimed at stimulating

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Dobson road open again

The tree that caused the trouble at Mt Field yesterday. THE Lake Dobson Rd at Mt Field National Park re-opened earlier this afternoon after being closed for about a day due to tree damage caused in yesterday’s winds. The Parks and Wildlife Service reports on its Facebook page that a

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