Slow pace on Sorell Creek roadworks

WORKS on the Lyell Highway near the Sorell Creek cherry farm appear to be taking longer than expected. Roads Tasmania initially advised that work would be carried out between June 4-8 to repair damage to the road surface and fix drainage issues. The project seems to have had a later

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Man helping police following Dromedary crash

A MAN is helping police with their inquiries into a single-vehicle crash off Boyer Rd last night that resulted in a car ending up in a dam. Sergeant Kelly Taylor of Tasmania Police said emergency services had been notified around 9.20pm on Friday of a car crash off Boyer Rd,

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Crash on Boyer Rd

6.15PM UPDATE: The road is now open to traffic.EARLIER: POLICE have advised that Boyer Rd is closed until further notice tonight, from both the New Norfolk and Bridgewater ends. Emergency services are at the scene of a motor vehicle accident in the area and police have advised motorists to avoid the area. Social media commentators say the crash

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Did you see the Granton crash?

The driver of this Hilux was injured whenthe vehicle was forced off the road by anoncoming car. (Used with permission). POLICE are trying to locate the driver of a car involved in an incident that forced a vehicle off the road at Granton late last month. Senior Constable Lee Warrington

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Lyell Highway crash

6.45 UPDATE: The road is now open EARLIER: POLICE have closed the Lyell Hwy between New Norfolk and Granton due to a crash at about 4.30  this afternoon. A Tasmania Police spokesman said traffic was being diverted along Boyer Rd due to the incident, which is believed to have been

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Sorell Creek roadworks coming up

Roads Tasmania posted this photo of the affected area. ROADS Tasmania has announced there will be roadworks on the Lyell Hwy near Sorell Creek next week. Work will be carried out from Monday to Friday, between 9.30am and 3.30pm to repair damage to the road surface and fix drainage issues.

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Roads closed due to flood damage

POLICE and the Derwent Valley Council advise that Glen Dhu Rd at Molesworth is now open to local traffic using light vehicles only. The timber bridge about 3.8km up Glen Dhu Rd from Molesworth Rd is open to local residents only, in vehicles not heavier than five tonnes. Hanson Rd

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Aid for isolated Glen Dhu Rd

Emergency services officers carrying supplies for Glen Dhu Rdresidents isolated by damaged roads and bridges. ESSENTIAL supplies were flown in to the top end of Glen Dhu Rd yesterday, for residents left isolated by last week’s storm and flood events. Inspector Mark Wright of Tasmania Police said the Westpac Rescue

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Today’s warnings, weather and road closures

LOCATIONS throughout the Derwent Valley are experiencing flooding today. Click through for the latest updates on Road Closures, Council Closures, Electricity Interruptions and Weather Warnings.ROAD CLOSURES in the Derwent Valley:  Due to the extreme weather conditions all motorists are advised to take extreme caution on all roads. There are numerous instances of excess water on the roads

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Change to Derwent Valley bus stop

O’DRISCOLL Coaches and the Department of State Growth have advised of a change to the location of the bus stops for Derwent Valley and Bothwell-bound buses in Hobart. As of last Saturday, all Derwent Valley and Bothwell services will now depart Hobart from alongside the Town Hall, in Elizabeth St.

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Mt Lloyd Rd to remain closed during bushfire

CREWS are still in the process of bringing under control a bushfire at Mt Lloyd, where a road closure is likely to remain in place for several days. While firefighters continue their efforts, police have warned motorists entering the Crosswells Rd/Mt Lloyd Rd area to drive with caution. “The road

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Sunday traffic warning

THE council has advised of road closures and anticipated heavy traffic this Sunday associated with the Derwent Valley Autumn Festival on the Derwent Esplanade at New Norfolk. Acting general manager Mark Eady says Ferry St, Page Ave and the area of the Esplanade will be closed between 8am and 5pm

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