Road Condition Report
SHIRE OF DERBY/WEST KIMBERLEY ROAD CONDITION REPORT
Issued at 16:00hrs, 20 May 2016
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 - PERMANENTLY CLOSED TO ALL PUBLIC TRAFFIC
Old Fitzroy Corssing - River Crossing - DAMAGE TO DECK BEING ASSESSED
Marion Downs Road
Noonkanbah Crossing - Fitzroy River Crossing
Myroodah Crossing - Fitzroy River Crossing
Fossil Downs road - Margaret River Crossing
|CLOSED TO ALL PUBLIC TRAFFIC |
ROADS AND/OR RIVER CROSSINGS OPEN WITH CAUTIONS 4WD UNDER 4 TONNE
Mt Hart Road
GNH - Gee Gully Road
OPEN TO 4wd under 4 tonne
ROADS AND/OR RIVER CROSSINGS OPEN WITH CAUTIONS
Mt Anderson Road
Lennard Gorge Road
Silent Grove Road
Bell Gorge Road
Beverley Springs Road (access to Charnley River)
Fairfield Leopold Rd - Maintenance Grading currenty underway
Fairfield Leopold Rd - Water permantley over road approximately 500m north of Leopold Downs Station turnoff - Not passable for trucks with FUPS bullbars
Leopold Downs Road
Calwynyardah-Nookanbah Road - Road Construction being carried out north of Nookanbah
Christmas Creek Road
Geikie Gorge Road
Fossil Downs Road - Great Northern Hwy to Muludja turnoff
Nerrima Road - sections of road badly degraded between Myroodah and Nerrima
Beefwood Park Road
|Open to All Public Traffic with Caution|
|OTHER SHIRE GRAVEL ROADS||OPEN -Caution Required,|
Maintenance grading and flood damage repairs are 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Manager Engineering Services