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Cook Shire Road Conditions and Closures

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

Updated OCTOBER 14, 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

5 Tonnes maximum


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

Open

5 Tonnes maximum

 

High Clearance 4WD's Recommended

Drive with Extreme caution and to road conditions

Cameron Creek Rd

Open

5 tonnes maximum


Battlecamp Rd

Open


X




Drive with caution and to road conditions


Lakefield Rd – Southern end to Ranger Station

Open

X


Drive with caution and to road conditions

Lakefield Rd – from Ranger Station North

Open

X




Drive with caution and to road conditions

Marina Plains Rd

Open

X




Drive with caution and to road conditions

Running Creek to Port Stewart Rd

Open X Drive with caution and to road conditions

Lilyvale Rd

Open

X


Drive with caution and to road conditions

Use Caution at River Crossings

Kimba Rd

Open

X

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Kimba-Gamboola Rd

Open

X



Drive with caution and to road conditions

Use Caution at River Crossings

Dixie-Kimba Rd

Open

X


Drive with caution and to road conditions

Dixie Rd

Open

X

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Killarney Rd

Open

X

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Drumduff/Koolatah Rd

Open

X



Drive with caution and to road conditions

Welcome Rd

Open

X




Drive with caution and to road conditions

Fairview/Palmerville Rd

Open

X




Drive with caution and to road conditions

Palmerville/Maytown Rd

Open

X


Drive with caution and to road conditions

Whites Creek Rd (to Maytown)

Open

X



 

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Old Coach Road

Open

X

High Clearance 4WD Vehicles Only


X

Non Maintained Road

Drive with Extreme Caution and to prevailing road conditions

Byerstown Rd

Open

X


Maintained Road up to Palmer River

Bonny Glen Rd

Open

X


Drive with caution and to road conditions

Musgrave/Strathgordon Rd (to Pormpuraaw)

Open

X



Drive with caution and to prevailing road conditions

Aurukun Rd

Open

X



Drive with caution and to road conditions

Port Stewart Rd

Open

X


Drive with caution and to road conditions

Holroyd Rd

Open

X


Drive with caution and to prevailing road conditions

Rokeby Rd

Open

X


Drive with caution and to prevailing road conditions

Mein/Batavia Rd

Open

X

High Clearance 4WD Vehicles Only


Drive with caution and to prevailing conditions

Moreton/Bramwell Rd

Open


X
High Clearance 4WD Vehicles Only

Drive with caution and to prevailing conditions

Bamaga Rd

Open

X

High Clearance 4WD Vehicles Only


Drive with caution and to prevailing conditions

Sudley/Batavia Rd

Open

X


Drive with caution and to road conditions

Portland Roads Rd (including road to Chilli Beach)

Open

X




Drive with caution and to road conditions

Use caution at River Crossings

Mt Webb/Wakooka Rd - (Kalpowar section)

Open

High Clearance 4WD Vehicles Only

X

X

Not Suitable for Caravans

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Mt Webb/Wakooka Rd - (Starcke section)

Open

X

High Clearance 4WD Vehicles

Drive with caution and to road conditions

Mt Amos Rd

Open

X

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 and narrow. COACHES – 7m 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) 4082 0500

Fax: (07) 4082 0588

Hours: 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday