Turkey Beach Rd is cut off on the Bruce Hwy side of Sandy Creek.
Turkey Beach Rd is cut off on the Bruce Hwy side of Sandy Creek. Kianne Humberstone

Need to know: Updated list of road closures

The following information on road closures was provided by the Gladstone Regional Council and was correct as at 7am, Thursday, February 14.


Road Closed

  • Blackmans Gap Road from the Bruce Highway
  • Pacific Road
  • Stockbridge Rd

Road Open Proceed With Caution

• Essendean Bridge - Local Traffic Only - One Lane at a time - Traffic Controlled (As advised by Transport and Main Roads)
• Lowmead Road Falls with Tableland Road and Dawson Road
• Turkey Beach road open one lane open at Sandy Creek
• Taunton (local traffic only)
• Gorge Road - Falls with Lowmead Road Works in Progress
• Capricornia Road
• Fingerfield Road
• Creevey Road Works in progress
• Pearsons Creek at Deep Water Creek
• Oyster Road 2 Wheel Drive with care


No reports current


Open with Caution

  • Glenlyon Road, South past Booroo Road
  • Old Ten Chain Road
  • Mortimer Road
  • Gilbert Road
  • Old Coach Road
  • Brendonna Rd
  • Talaba Rd
  • Old Tannum Sands Road, Tannum Sands from Broadacres Drive to Bruce Highway, drive with caution, speed limit 60 km/h


Roads Closed

  • Blackgate Road, Closed at Calliope River
  • Ferguson Road, Closed at Calliope River
  • Gentle Annie Road, Boyne Valley - closed at Cedarvale end
  • Pikes Crossing Road

Open with Caution

  •  Targinnie Road with extreme care
  • Landing Rd
  • Gladstone Mount Larcom Rd to Mt Larcom
  • Nichols Road open with care
  • Gladstone Monto Road open with care from Calliope to Many Peaks
  • Schilling Lane
  • Stowe Road
  • Awoonga Dam Road
  • Epala Road
  • Gentle Annie Road, Mount Larcom
  • Darts Creek Road
  • Mount Larcom Bracewell Road, Mount Larcom
  • Double Creek Bridge, Dawson Highway - 1 lane is open, 10km/hr, 1 vehicle at a time. Expect delays
  • The Narrows Road (Open with extreme caution)
  • Mount Alma Road
  • Taragoola Road
  • Racecourse Road
  • Forest Road
  • Boyles Road
  • Diglum Road
  • Cliffton Road, extreme caution
  • Raglan Station Road - open with care at Raglan Creek
  • Monto Road Boyne River at Littlemore - open with care
  • Tableland Road - open with care to Crow Creek
  • Cedarvale Road - open with extreme care
  • Blackmans Gap Road - open with care

Central Queensland:

CLOSED - as at 10am, Friday, February 8

• Burnett Highway between Mt Morgan and Rockhampton (alternate route via Razorback Road)
• Duaringa - Biloela Road
• Baralaba - Woorabinda Road
• Gladstone - Monto Road

Open with caution:

• Bruce Highway at Yeppen roundabout
• Bruce Highway between Rockhampton and Marlborough
• Bruce Highway between Rockhampton and Miriam Vale
• Bruce Highway between Miriam Vale and Gin Gin
• Capricorn Highway between Rockhampton and Gracemere
• Capricorn Highway at Neerkol Creek Bridge (Stanwell), approximately 30km west of Rockhampton
• Capricorn Highway at Dawson River, approximately 25km east of Duaringa
• Capricorn Highway between Dingo and Bluff
• Leichhardt Highway between Dululu and Banana
• Burnett Highway between Biloela and Monto
• Burnett Highway between Dululu and Biloela
• Dawson Highway between Calliope and Biloela
• Dawson Highway between Biloela and Banana
• Dawson Highway between Banana and Rolleston
• Fitzroy Developmental Road (Taroom to Bauhinia)
• Fitzroy Developmental Road (Bauhinia to Duaringa)
• Fitzroy Developmental Road (Dingo to Middlemount)
• Marlborough - Sarina Road
• Gladstone - Bernaraby Road
• Eidsvold - Theodore Road - at Boam Creek Bridge side track
• Roma - Taroom Road
• Gladstone - Mt Larcom Road
• Baralaba - Rannes Road
• Bajool - Port Alma Road
• Tannum Sands Road
• Ridgelands Road
• Bundaberg - Miriam Vale Road at Essendeen Bridge - traffic control on scene
• Duaringa - Apis Creek Road


• Rockhampton - Yeppoon Road
• Blackwater - Rolleston Road
• Dawson Highway between Rolleston and Springsure

South Trees Creek Bridge reopened

Drivers asked to stay off damaged Old Tannum Rd: Bruce Hwy south update

State controlled highways and motorways report, 8am, January 29

If you've spotted any flooding, road closures or changed traffic conditions in your area, email newsroom@gladstoneobserver.com.au, phone 4970 3027 or post it on our Noticeboard here.

Visit highload.131940.qld.gov.au for more information on state-controlled roads.

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