Man dies in Lyell Hwy accident

POLICE are seeking witnesses to a crash on the Lyell Hwy just out of New Norfolk earlier today. Senior Constable Keenan of Tasmania Police said the single-vehicle accident had occurred at about 1pm today and resulted in the closure of the highway for about five hours. “The crash has occurred

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Bridle Track closed for six weeks

A temporary traffic light has controlled a lane-closure onMolesworth Rd in recent months. THE section of Molesworth Rd known locally as the “Bridle Track” is scheduled to be closed for six weeks from today. The road has been partially closed for some months since it was discovered that heavy rain

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Crash closes Lyell Highway

POLICE have closed the Lyell Highway between Granton and New Norfolk due to what they describe as a “significant crash” near Sorell Creek. The highway will be closed until further notice and police advise that all traffic should avoid the area, using Boyer Rd as an alternative route. 3.45PM UPDATE:

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Road works at Lachlan

COUNCIL crews will be carrying out works at Lachlan Rd, Lachlan, just before Illabrook Rd, tomorrow (Monday). The intention is to install barriers to limit further earth movement where there have been several rockfalls recently. Water-filled barriers will be placed along a stretch of just over 20 metres of road

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Roadworks later this week

REDUCED speed limits and lane closures will be in place for roadworks at two locations in the Derwent Valley this week. The Department of State Growth has advised that maintenance will be carried out on Gordon River Rd from Westerway to National Park from Wednesday to Friday this week, between

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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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