Roadworks to give Lyell Hwy the slip

The Hobart Rd/Glebe Rd junction on the outskirts of New Norfolk.Image from Google Street View, PRELIMINARY works started on Friday for a six-week roadworks project that will see a sliplane constructed at the junction of the Lyell Highway (Hobart Rd) and Glebe Rd in New Norfolk. A reduced speed limit

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One way ahead for patchwork corner

Roadworks at the end of Stephen St, New Norfolk. THE most notorious section of road in central New Norfolk is now part-way through a major redevelopment. The corner of Stephen and Charles streets is one of the town’s oldest sections of road. Well overdue for an upgrade, the road surface

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Night works to close the Bridgewater Bridge

Detour map. Click image to enlarge. THE Bridgewater Bridge will be closed for night works this Saturday and Sunday to allow for maintenance on the deck which cannot be carried out while the bridge is carrying traffic. To allow for this essential maintenance work, the bridge will be closed to

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Warning for motorists near Ouse

POLICE advise motorists to take care driving on the Lyell Highway near Ouse following reports of a grass fire causing smoke in the area. Motorists are advised to slow down, put on their headlights and drive to the conditions.

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Lyell Highway roadworks

ROADWORKS are continuing at several locations on the Lyell Highway between New Norfolk and Bronte. There will be frequent lane closures and delays of up to 15 minutes while work continues on the reconstruction of a 2.5km section highway leading to Ouse. Works are being carried out between 7am and 7pm,

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Roadworks aim for serenity on Boyer Rd

Click image to enlarge. WORK has started on a project to improve safety at a “black spot” on Boyer Rd near Bridgewater. A dedicated right-turn lane will be built at the intersection of Boyer Rd and Serenity Drive to address its poor crash record Federal Infrastructure and Transport Minister Darren

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Lyell Highway roadworks

ROADWORKS are being carried out at multiple locations on the Lyell Highway between Granton and Black Bobs. There will be whole and partial road closures while the overtaking lanes at Murphys Flat are resealed this week. This is scheduled for November 23 and 24, weather permitting. This work will be

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Roads affected by snow

POLICE advise that the following roads may be affected by snow today. Lake Dobson Road – Open with caution Highland Lakes Road – Open with caution Lake St Clair road – Open with caution Lyell Highway – Open with caution  Marlborough Road – Open with caution Interlaken Road, Interlaken –

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Water over roads

POLICE are urging caution on roads throughout the state during the current wet and windy weather conditions. For anyone driving towards New Norfolk, there is a large amount of water pooling on the left-hand lane of the Lyell Hwy overtaking area at Murphys Flat. Updated Friday, 30 September 2016 –

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Roads closed today

TASMANIA POLICE ADVISERoad closures and hazards – July 16 Motorists are advised to drive according to the conditions at all times.Be aware that on country roads especially, those conditions can change quickly because of things like ice, snow, fallen trees, fallen power lines and flooding. Lake Dobson Rd, National Park

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Flooded roads

TASMANIA POLICE ADVISE Road closures and hazards – July 15 Motorists are advised to drive according to the conditions at all times. Be aware that on country roads especially, those conditions can change quickly because of things like ice, snow, fallen trees, fallen power lines and flooding. Lake Dobson Rd,

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Wednesday: roads closed

TASMANIA POLICE ADVISE: Lyell Highway, Ouse (from north of the Roadhouse), CLOSED due to debris on road. Lake Dobson Rd: CLOSED from National Park to Lake Dobson. Lyell Hwy between Derwent Bridge and Queenstown is CLOSED due to snow.Highland Lakes Rd:  from Steppes to Golden Valley is CLOSED to all traffic due to snow. Glenlusk

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