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Please be advised of roadworks on McLeod River bridge on the Mulligan Highway from Thursday 1 June 2023.

We have been advised by the Department of Transport and Roads that due to weather conditions, planned maintenance works to McLeod River Bridge were unable to be completed as previously advised. 

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) advises maintenance work will now be completed on Thursday 1 June 2023, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Crews will be onsite between 6 am and 6 pm. Intermittent full bridge closures will be required on this day for one-hour closure periods with 15-minute openings at the following times:

Closed            8.00am-9.00am

Open               9.00am-9.15am

Closed            9.15am-10.15am

Open               10.15am-10.30am

Closed            10.30am-11.30am

Open               11.30am-11.45am

Closed            11.45am-12.45pm

Open               12.45pm-1.00pm

Closed            1.00pm-2.00pm

Open               2.00pm-2.15pm

Closed            2.15pm-3.15pm

Open               3.15pm onwards


Timeframes may be subject to change depending on weather conditions. 

TMR has arrangements in place to provide emergency access if required.

For the safety of road users and maintenance crews, changed traffic conditions will be in place including temporary full closures under coordination of traffic controllers while the works are carried out. Road users should plan their travel accordingly. 

Variable Message Signs (VMS) will be in place prior to the closures to allow motorists ample opportunity to plan their travel. Changes in dates due to poor weather will be posted on the VMS.

The maintenance work is expected to take two days to complete, weather and construction conditions permitting.

To get traffic and travel information or report an incident, hazard, pothole, signal fault, or seek assistance if you've been involved in a minor traffic incident or breakdown on a major Queensland road, please call TMR on 13 19 40.

ABN: 45 425 085 688

10 Furneaux Street Cooktown, Qld 4895

Mail: PO Box 3 Cooktown, Qld 4895


Phone: (07) 4082 0500

Fax: (07) 4082 0588

Hours: 8.45am-4.45pm Monday to Friday