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The Community is advised that the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) will be servicing bridges on Shiptons Flat Road and Peninsula Developmental Road (Laura – Coen) as part of maintenance works

Bridge servicing is regularly completed to ensure the continued safety and reliability of bridges on the state-controlled road network.

The servicing works will be carried out at the below locations and times:

  • Wallaby Creek Bridge and Mungumby Creek Bridge, Shiptons Flat Road, on Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 September 2021.
  • Hann River Bridge and Hann River Overflow Bridge, Peninsula Developmental Road, on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 September 2021.

Crews will be onsite between 7 am and 5:30 pm. Intermittent full bridge closures will be required throughout the servicing of up to 15-minute periods throughout the day. The crew will service one bridge per day.

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 reduced speed limits and temporary full closures under coordination of traffic controllers while the works are carried out. Road users should plan their travel accordingly. 

If you require further information about these works, please do not hesitate to contact the Cairns Office of TMR at at or by telephone on 4045 7144.


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