Lyell Highway restricted again

POLICE advise that the Lyell Highway between Derwent Bridge and Mt Arrowsmith is only accessible to four-wheel-drive vehicles at present. The section between Mt Arrowsmith and Queenstown is also snow-affected in some areas today. Click here for updates.  Road Weather Alert for Western, Central Plateau and Upper Derwent Valley forecast districts

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TODAY: take care on the roads

Bureau of MeteorologyTasmania Road Weather Alert for Tasmaniafor Western, Central Plateau, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 10:14am on Sunday 26 July 2015. Snow covered roads above 400 metres will make driving conditions dangerous during Sunday and Monday in parts of the Western, Central Plateau, Upper

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Icy roads in the morning

Bureau of MeteorologyTasmania 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 districts Issued at 8:30pm on Saturday 18 July 2015. Icy roads will make driving conditions dangerous during Sunday morning in parts of

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Crash blocks highway at Sorell Creek

POLICE are on the scene of a three car crash on Hobart Rd between the Molesworth turn off and New Norfolk. They say there appear to be no serious injuries. The road is currently blocked in both directions but police are working to open up one lane of traffic flowing. 7PM

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Take care on the roads

Icy Conditions – Southern Tasmania Monday, 22 June 2015 Tasmania Police advise that the following roads are subject to severe ice and motorists should use extreme caution: Arthur Highway Channel Highway Boyer Road Gordon River Road Grass Tree Hill Huon Highway Lyell Highway Marlborough Road Southern Outlet Tasman Highway

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Take care at Tarraleah

POLICE advise that as of 6.15pm a large tree is currently blocking one lane of the Lyell Highway at Tarraleah. Motorists are advised to use caution when driving in this area.

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Take care at the end of the bridge

MOTORISTS are urged to take care at the Hamilton Rd end of the New Norfolk Bridge, which has been the scene of at least five car crashes since Wednesday. A three-car pileup on Wednesday was followed by a single-vehicle accident when a car is believed to have crashed into a

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Take care on Glenora Rd

TASMANIA Police reports there are numerous patches of black ice on Glenora Rd between New Norfolk and Glenora this morning. Acting Sergeant Scott Bailey advises motorists to proceed with extreme caution. The following roads in elevated areas of the Central Highlands have some snow and ice coverage: Highland Lakes Road

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Montagu St to take a turn for the better

FEDERAL funding of $100,000 will provide a turning lane in a busy section of the Lyell Highway in central New Norfolk. The Federal Member for Lyons, Eric Hutchinson, said the “black spot” funding would improve safety at the junction of Montagu and Burnett Sts. The New Norfolk project is one

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Gordon River roadworks

DRAINAGE works along Gordon River Rd between Mt Field and Maydena will result in lane closures and minor disruptions between 8am and 5pm until Friday this week.

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Snow affected roads

TASMANIA POLICE Snow affected roads Thursday, 7 May 2015 – 3:08 pm The Lyell Highway from Ouse through to Derwent Bridge is open but motorist should proceed with caution Lyell Highway from Derwent Bridge through to Queenstown.  Access to 4WD only due to heavy snow. The Lake Dobson Track is

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