45km/h limit proposed for Lachlan Rd

A NIGHT-TIME speed limit of 45km/h on Lachlan Rd will be recommended to the State Government to reduce the incidence of roadkill in the area. The move follows a request put to the Derwent Valley Council’s community forum at the Lachlan Hall last month. Two local residents asked whether a

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Ice on Boyer Rd

POLICE have warned of ice on several roads in the Derwent Valley this morning, including Boyer Rd. There are also reports of ice on the Lyell Highway at Black Bobs Rd, Nive Hill, Bardies Saddle and the Nive Bridge. See the full list of road warnings and check for updates

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Take care on the roads today

Road Weather Alert for Tasmaniafor North West Coast, Central North, North East, Western, Central Plateau, Midlands, East Coast, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districtsIssued at 4.36am on Saturday 22 June 2013.Ice and frost is likely to make driving conditions dangerous this morning on susceptible roads in most parts

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Roadkill speed signs are FYI only

THE “dusk to dawn” speed signs that appeared on the Lyell Highway between Sorell Creek and Granton last week may soon spread to other locations in the Derwent Valley. Having been identified as a “roadkill blackspot”, the Granton section of the Lyell Highway now has a recommended speed limit of

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Road open but take care

MOTORISTS are advised that the Lyell Highway has reopened following today’s bushfire emergency at Gretna, but clean-up crews are on location and there may be temporary interruptions to traffic flow. Tasmania Police asks drivers to reduce their speed as Tasmania Fire Service personnel are working at various locations on the

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Advice to Glen Dhu Road residents

THE Tasmania Fire Service advises that Glen Dhu Road is now open to residents, but closed to the public while the bushfire activity continues. Residents who are within this area need to be cautious of falling trees and branches and Aurora crews who are working within this area. There is

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Fire closes Collins Cap Rd

Tasmania Fire ServiceBushfire Advice Message   Glen Dhu Road, MOLESWORTH Current from:06/02/2013 03:03 PM until: 06/02/2013 06:00 PM or further notice There is a small bushfire at Glen Dhu Road, MOLESWORTH . The fire danger rating in this area is forecast to be very high . Fire under these conditions

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Brooker Highway night closure

Department of Infrastructure, Energy and ResourcesTemporary Road Closure – Brooker Highway Night resurfacing works will be undertaken on the Brooker Highway from Sunday 9 December to Thursday 13 December, weather permitting. The northbound lanes of the Brooker Highway from the Austins Ferry off-ramp to Black Snake Lane on-ramp will be

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Free bus to New Norfolk

FREE BUS TO TASMANIA’S ANTIQUES CAPITAL Come to New Norfolk and experience Tasmania’s antiques capital. Do some Christmas shopping or hunt amongthe many antique shops for that special piece. O’Driscoll’s Coaches are running a FREE BUS SERVICE between Glenorchy and New Norfolkevery Thursday in November and December (Starting November 1)

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Festival traffic arrangements

THERE will be changed traffic arrangements in New Norfolk tomorrow (Sunday) for the duration of the Derwent Valley Autumn Festival. The Derwent Valley Council has advertised that Ferry St, Page Ave and Alfred St will operate on a one-way system between 9am and 5pm. Heavy traffic is likely in Montagu

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Billion dollar bridge

Artist’s impression of the new bridge THE new Bridgewater Bridge will cost about a billion dollars by the time it is built in about a decade’s time, Derwent Valley councillors were told last night. A representative of the Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources (DIER) provided this update at the

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