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Please be advised that the Department of Transport and Main Roads is about to carry out bridge inspections on McLeod River bridge on the Mulligan Highway between Mt Molloy and Lakeland. Bridge inspections are regularly carried out to ensure the continued safety and reliability of bridges and culverts on the state-controlled road network.

The inspections will require intermittent full bridge closure on Wednesday 2 March 2022 between 8.00 am and 3.15 pm. The bridge will be closed for one-hour periods,15-minute openings during 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 the weather conditions.

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. 

More information about road conditions across Queensland’s state-controlled road network is available via the website or 13 19 40 Information services.

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