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Derby

PO Box 94
Derby WA 6728

Phone: (08) 9191 0999
Fax: (08) 9191 0998

Fitzroy Crossing

PO Box 101
Fitzroy Crossing WA 6765

Phone: (08) 9191 5355
Fax: (08) 9191 5085


Road Condition Report

Road Condition Report

SHIRE OF DERBY/WEST KIMBERLEY ROAD CONDITION REPORT
Issued at 10:00hrs, 3rd July 2015


The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley advises that there may be water flowing over some Shire roads. 'DO NOT DRIVE INTO WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH AND VELOCITY'


Applicable to all Shire Roads -

  • 4x4 High clearance vehicles are recommended on all gravel roads.

  • Caution at Floodways and Creek Crossings

  • Caution is required when travelling on roads that are classified open



ROADS AND/OR RIVER CROSSINGS CLOSED

Old Mornington Road

Milliwindie Road

CLOSED TO ALL PUBLIC TRAFFIC

ROADS AND/OR RIVER CROSSINGS OPEN WITH CAUTIONS

Beverley Springs Road (access to Charnley River)

Mornington Road

Tablelands Road

Marion Downs Road

Silent Grove Road

Mt Hart Road

Milligidee Road

Leopold Downs Road

Beefwood Park Road

Bulka Road

Christmas Creek Road

Fossil downs road

Blina Road

Calwynyardah-Nookanbah Road

Camballin Road

Camballin - Nookanbah Road

Mt Anderson Road

Camballin - Myroodah Road

GNH - Gee Gully Rd - Dampier Downs

Noonkanbah - Iakanarra Road turnoff

Nillibubbica Road


OPEN TO ALL TRAFFIC






Nerrima Road
Kalyeeda Road
GNH - Gee Gully Rd - Great Northern hwy to Dampier Downs Turnoff to Nerrima Rd

Lennard Gorge Road

Fairfield - Leopold Road. approximately 500m north of Leopold Downs Station turnoff (water permanently over road)

Open to All Public Traffic with Caution

OTHER SHIRE GRAVEL ROADSOPEN -Caution Required,
Maintenance grading is being carried out, delays may be experienced, please take care, comply with all signage and slow down when approaching and passing work crews.


Station Access Roads

For information regarding access roads to stations, it is recommended that stations are contacted direct.


GREAT NORTHERN HIGHWAY / DERBY HIGHWAY AND THE GIBB RIVER ROAD, This is a MAIN ROADS WESTERN AUSTRALIA (MRWA) controlled road, updated road condition reports are available from the MRWA website: www.mainroads.wa.gov.au or phone 138 138 or during office hours on 08 9158 4333. - ENSURE TO CHECK ON THE MRWA ROAD CONDITION REPORT BEFORE ANY CONSIDERATION OF TRAVELLING ON THIS ROAD.


KALUMBURU - MITCHELL PLATEAU - DRYSDALE RIVER ACCESS ROADS - These roads are located within SHIRE OF WYNDHAM/EAST KIMBERLEY -
Contact details during office hours: Telephone 08 9168 4100 or email mail@swek.wa.gov.au


DEPARTMENT ENVIRONMENT AND CONSERVATION ACCESS ROADS / NATIONAL PARKS / CAMPING CONDITIONS FOR SILENT GROVE - BELL GORGE, LENNARD GORGE, MT HART: CONTACT DEC BROOME OFFICE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON (08) 9195 5500.


Travelling on a closed road

Travelling on a closed road is an offence under the Activities in Thoroughfares and Public Places and Trading Local Law 2003 section:

2.19 No driving on a closed thoroughfare
(1) A person shall not drive or take a vehicle on a closed thoroughfare unless -
a. That it is in accordance with any limits or exceptions specified in the order made under section 3.50 of the Local Government Act 1995; or
b. The person has first obtained a permit.
(2) In this clause - 'Closed thoroughfare' means a thoroughfare wholly or partially closed under section 3.50 or 3.50A of the Local Government Act 1995


SDWK recommends a maximum safe speed at any time of 80kph and drivers should travel in accordance with the road condition at all times. SDWK also recommends that all safety requirements and adequate water supplies should be carried in the vehicle in case of break down, bogging or delays.

This advice will be further updated as and when conditions change. Further information is available by telephoning 9191 0999.



Chris Hurstfield

Manager of Engineering Services


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