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Cook Shire Road Conditions and Closures

This page provides an update on all roads managed by Cook Shire Council.

Updated as of 17TH APRIL 2019

Road

Status

Open 4WD Only

Restrictions

on Road Use

Wet or boggy conditions

Bad wheel ruts &/or washouts

Comments

Jensen's Crossing Bridge

Open


Bloomfield Rd (Rossville/Bloomfield Rd)

Open

42.5 tonnes maximum

Archer Point Rd

Open


5 tonnes maximum



Esk Valley Rd

Open


5 Tonnes maximum

Isabella-McIvor Rd – to Starcke River Boat Ramp

Closed


 

Local Traffic Only

Drive with Extreme caution and to road conditions - High 4WD Recommended

Cameron Creek Rd

Open

5 tonnes maximum



Battlecamp Rd

Closed

5 tonnes maximum



Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Lakefield Rd – southern end to Ranger Station

Closed


5 tonnes maximum

Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Lakefield Rd – from Ranger Station north

Closed


5 tonnes maximum



Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Marina Plains Rd

Closed

5 tonnes maximum



Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Running Creek to Port Stewart Rd

Closed 5 tonnes maximum Local Traffic Only

Lilyvale Rd

Open

5 tonnes maximum

Local Traffic Only

Kimba Rd

Closed

Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Kimba-Gamboola Rd

Closed



Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Dixie-Kimba Rd

Closed


Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Dixie Rd

Closed

Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Killarney Rd

Closed

Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Drumduff/Koolatah Rd

Closed



Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Welcome Rd

Open

5 tonnes maximum



Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Fairview/Palmerville Rd

Closed

5 tonnes maximum

Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Palmerville/Maytown Rd

Closed

5 tonnes maximum

Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Whites Creek Rd (to Maytown)

Open

5 tonnes maximum


Only Open to Dog Leg Crossing on the Palmer River

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Byerstown Rd

Closed

5 tonnes maximum

Local Traffic Only

Maintained Road up to Palmer River

Bonny Glen Rd

Closed

5 tonnes maximum

Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Musgrave/Strathgordon Rd (to Pormpuraaw)

Closed


5 tonnes maximum

Large Washout at Lukin River Overflow Causeway. Reduce speed.

Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Aurukun Rd

Open

X

5 tonnes maximum


Drive with caution and to road conditions

Port Stewart Rd

Closed

5 tonnes maximum

Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Holroyd Rd

Closed


Closed to All Traffic

Rokeby Rd

Closed

5 tonnes maximum

Local Traffic Only

Mein/Batavia Rd

Closed


5 tonnes maximum


CAUTION

Capsize Creek detour due to unstable causeway

Drive to prevailing conditions

Moreton/Bramwell Rd

Closed

5 tonnes maximum

Drive to prevailing conditions

Bamaga Rd

Closed

5 tonnes maximum


Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Sudley/Batavia Rd

Closed


Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Portland Roads Rd (to Lockhart & Chilli Beach)

Closed


5 tonnes maximum



Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Mt Webb/Wakooka Rd - (Kalpowar section)

Closed

5 tonnes maximum



Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Mt Webb/Wakooka Rd - (Starcke section)

Closed

5 tonnes maximum

Local Traffic Only

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Mt Amos Rd

Open

5 tonnes maximum


Gampie Drive

Open

5 tonnes maximum

Quarantine Bay Rd

Open

5 tonnes maximum


Minke Rd Open 5 tonnes maximum

Grassy Hill Rd

Open

NOT SUITABLE FOR CARAVANS OR RVs. Bitumen but very steep & narrow. COACHES – 7 metres max length (usually 22 seater)

ABN: 45 425 085 688

10 Furneaux Street Cooktown, Qld 4895

Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895

Email: mail@cook.qld.gov.au

Phone: (07) 4069 5444

Fax: (07) 4082 0588

Hours: 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday