Road Closures and Relay Route Information

The Queen’s Baton Relay will make its way to Ayr on Monday 19th March, 2018. The following road closure and changes to traffic conditions will be in place for the relay event.

MINOR TRAFFIC DELAYS

Motorists may experience minor delays as the Queens Baton Relay travels in Convoy mode through the following streets of Ayr:

  • Edwards Street
  • Burke Street
  • Chippendale Street
  • Cox Street
  • McIntyre Place
  • Ross Street

Relay Route Map:

ROAD CLOSURES

The following road closures will be in place:

TIME: 7.00am to 2.00pm

  • Queen Street from Chippendale Street to Mackenzie Street

Queen Street Road Closure Map:

TIME: 9.00am to 2.00pm

  • Edwards Street from Queen Street to Wickham Street
  • Wickham Street from Edwards Street to Young Street
  • Young Street from Queen Street to Wickham Street
  • Macmillan Street from Edwards Street to Young Street
  • Mackenzie Street from Queen Street to Graham Street
  • Graham Street from Mackenzie Street to Drysdale Street

Full Relay Route Road Closure Map:

PARKING

  • No parking will be permitted within the road closures, all vehicles will need to be removed from the above mentioned streets prior to the event.
  • Taxi Parking has been relocated in Edwards Street outside Queens Hotel
  • Parking in Edwards Street at St Francis School will be disrupted from 9.00am to 1.00pm.
  • Parking in Ross Street at Ayr East State School will be disrupted from 9.00am to 1.00pm.

Parking Closure Map:

Parking Closure Map:

DISABLED PARKING

  • Parker Street outside Woolworths
  • Young Street outside Australia Post
  • Mackenzie Street outside National Australia Bank and Queensland Country Credit Union
  • Temporary Disabled Parking has been placed in Macmillan Street between Edwards Street and Parker Street

DETOURS

The following detours will be in place during the event

  • Highway traffic detoured via Jones Street, Railway Street and Bower Street (Heavy Vehicle Bypass)
  • Detour in place via Wilmington Street

Brown Road – Road Reconstruction and Drainage Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that road reconstruction and drainage works will commence on Brown Road from the Telstra exchange building for the extent of 1km towards Pelican Road on Monday 19th February, 2018 continuing approximately until Friday 29th June 2018, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under partial lane closures with traffic lights in place, motorists should expect delays.

Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and any instructions from traffic controllers or on site personnel for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

For further information please visit Council’s website www.burdekin.qld.gov.au or contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

Road Re-construction Works Ayr-Dalbeg Road

The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) advises that construction crews will be undertaking further pavement rehabilitation work on Ayr-Dalbeg Road (between Lena Road and the Bruce Highway). RoadTek (TMR) is completing this project,  which will improve safety and operational efficiency of Ayr-Dalbeg Road, as well as support future growth in the Burdekin.

The works have commenced and are expected to be completed in April 2018, weather and construction conditions permitting.

All construction works will occur Monday to Saturday between 6.00am and 6.00pm.

Ayr-Dalbeg Road will remain open during these works but will be subject to changed traffic conditions, including lane closures and reduced speed limits to enable works to be undertaken safely and efficiently. To minimise disruptions to road users, works have been planned in stages with advanced warning signs to notify road users of these changes.

What to expect:

–          Temporary lane closures.

–          Speed restrictions.

–          Visual message boards will operate in the area to keep you informed.

–          Increased noise levels and vibration from machinery, equipment and site vehicles.

–          Dust associated with construction activities.

Property Access

There will be times when access to properties directly adjacent to the works will be temporarily restricted while the works are in progress. This will be monitored by roaming traffic controllers to ensure minimal delays are experienced. If required access to properties may be diverted temporarily as part of the works.

Every effort will be made to keep disruption to a minimum for road users during these activities. The project team apologises for any inconvenience and appreciates the community’s patience during these important works.

Should you have any questions please contact the Customer and Stakeholder Management Team on 1800 625 648.

For information on the latest traffic conditions call the Traffic and Travel Information line on 13 19 40 or visit  www.QLDTraffic.com.au

Albert Street – Road Construction

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that road construction works will commence in Albert Street from the Drysdale Street intersection for the extent of 100m on Tuesday 6th February, 2018 continuing until approximately Tuesday 27th March, 2018, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under a full road closure with access to residents only.

Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and any instructions from traffic controllers or on site personnel for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

For further information please contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800.

Mitchell Road – Road Reconstruction and Drainage Works

Burdekin Shire Council wishes to advise that road reconstruction and drainage works will commence on Mitchell Road, Clare from Mulgrave Road to Woodhouse Road on Monday 22nd January 2018 continuing until approximately Friday 4th May 2018, weather permitting.

These works will be constructed under a full road closure with access to residents only.

Motorists are asked to obey all directional signs and any instructions from traffic controllers or on site personnel for their own safety and the safety of Council’s workforce.

Burdekin Shire Council thanks residents and road users in anticipation of their patience during the construction period.

For further information please visit Council’s website www.burdekin.qld.gov.au or contact Council’s Customer Service Centre on (07) 4783 9800

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