FLOODS: River water has risen over the road at Edward St weir.
FLOODS: River water has risen over the road at Edward St weir. Nicole McDougall

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie closes Western Downs roads

UPDATE: The Banana Shire has released a list of roads that have been closed due to the recent weather:

Banana Shire local controlled roads

  • Aerodrome Road - Thangool
  • Barfield Road - Banana
  • Belldeen Greycliffe Road - Orange Creek
  • Cocks Millard Road - Thangool
  • Coreen Water Board Road - between Biloela and Jambin
  • Crowsdale Camboon Road - Prospect Creek near Torsdale
  • Dixalea Deeford Road - Dee River
  • Eichmanns Road - Thangool
  • Gibihi Road - Moura
  • Goovigen - Rannes Road
  • Goovigen - Connection Road - "T” holes Creek
  • Harchs Road - between Biloela and Jambin
  • Jambin Dakenba - Biloela
  • Jambin - Goovigen Road
  • Kokotungo Don River Road
  • Meissners Road - closed at Browns Gully and Kroombit Creek
  • Mullers Road - Thangool
  • Pattersons Road - Goovigen
  • Parkers Lane - Thangool
  • Prospect Creek Goovigen Road - Goovigen
  • Saras Lane - Biloela
  • Tomlins Road - Smokey Creek
  • Tollemaches Road - Thangool
  • Hodgetts Road
  • Moura Baralaba Road - Banana Creek
  • Kokotungo Don River Road

Banana Shire state controlled roads

  • Dawson Highway - Banana to Moura closed at Banana Creek
  • Dawson Highway - Biloela to Banana closed at Prospect creek and Kroombit Creek
  • Dawson Highway - Biloela to Prospect - closed at the Biloela Caravan Park
  • Dawson Highway - Biloela to Gladstone - is closed at Sheep Station Creek
  • Duaringa - Biloela Road at Don River
  • Burnett Highway - Biloela to Rockhampton - is closed at Alma Creek and Box Camp Lagoon and Dee River
  • Burnett Highway - Monto to Biloela - Various Locations
  • Leichhardt Highway - 26A Theodore to Westwood - various locations
  • Roma - Taroom Road - closed at chainage 101 to 112 - Pickadoo to Hornet Bank Road

EARLIER: THE HEAVY rain from Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie has caused problems on Western Downs roads.

There are several road closures and warnings to motorists about water over the road.

As of 11.10am on the WDRC and Queensland Transport advise the following roads have been closed:

  • Moonie Hwy, at Clayhole Creek
  • Moonie Hwy, between Tara and Dalby at Long Swamp
  • Millmerran Cecil Plains Road, Kurrowah / Millmerran
  • Edward St, Dalby
  • Meandarra Condamine Rd, at Brigalow Creek
  • Meandarra Talwood Rd, multiple crossings including Brigalow Creek
  • The Gums to Meandarra, Tara
  • Meandarra Glenmorgan Rd, along Surat Development Road
  • Bunya Mountain Road, Kaimkillenbun
  • Leichart Hwy between Condamine and Moonie
  • Broadwater Road - closed at floodway 2km form turnoff
  • Ducklo Gulera Road, Kumbarilla

There are also warnings in the region for water over the road at these locations:

  • Kogan Condamine Rd Miles
  • Roma Condamine Rd Miles
  • Millmerran Inglewood Road Millmerran

For more information visit the Queensland Transport website at https://qldtraffic.qld.gov.au/ or the WDRC website at http://www.wdrc.qld.gov.au/about-council/disaster-management/road-closures/.


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