Road to the snow reopens

A snowboard at the ready at Mt Mawson this morning. THE road to the snow at Mt Field National Park is open again after being closed for most of the week to allow for snow, ice and tree-fall damage to be repaired. The Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service reports that

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Going to Mt Field this weekend?

Image from the Mt Mawson snowcam around midday today. THE Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife service reports that snow and tree clearing has continued up the Lake Dobson Rd at Mt Field today, but the road will remain closed tonight. Advice from road maintenance crews is that the road is planned

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Road closures

 UPDATE: Collinsvale Primary School now open  Thursday, 6 August 2015 – 7:10 am Despite slightly milder conditions than yesterday, police say motorists should still use extreme care when travelling today, as many roads are covered with black ice. Collinsvale Primary School remains closed.  Closed Gordon River Rd from Maydena to

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Magical Maydena

The upper Derwent Valley town of Maydena was isolated by road closures formuch of today, which meant the locals had some magical views all for themselves,as shown by this photo by Jacky van Beukering looking down Junee Rd.

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Road and school closures

TODAY’S heavier than usual snowfall has closed schools and roads throughout the state including some in the Derwent Valley. As of 10.37am:Collinsvale Rd and Glenlusk Rd from Berriedale closedLyell Hwy from Ouse closedGordon River Rd, Westerway, closed Lake Dobson Rd closedLyell Hwy between Wayatinah and Queenstown closedMarlborough Rd closedLake Secondary

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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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