LATEST: Roads start to open, water remains on others

17th October 2017 9:53 AM
UPDATED 18th October 3:33 PM
Authorities are advising motorists not to drive in flood waters. 

Authorities are advising motorists not to drive in flood waters. Valerie Horton

UPDATE

AFTER days of constant rain, roads closed due to flash flooding are beginning to re-open.

Booral Rd, Bunya Creek near Main St has reopened however water may still cover the road.

Water on Torbanlea Pialba Rd is believed to have receded after flash flooding.

EARLIER

IF you're venturing out today, here is a list of the latest road closures and roads to avoid as rivers and creeks rise and the wet weather continues on the Fraser Coast. 

Advice is from the Department of Main Roads. 

Authorities are advising motorists not to drive in flood waters. 

Mungar Road

  • Water over the road
  • All lanes affected 
  • No delays expected

Mungar Rd Bridge, Mary River

  • Road closed to all traffic
  • Long delays expected

Maryborough Biggenden Road (Boompa Rd)

  • Water over the road
  • All lanes affected
  • No delays expected

Gayndah Mt Perry Rd, Mingo

  • At Sunday Creek and Jewels Crossing Rd
  • Closed to all traffic
  • All directions
  • Delays expected

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Torbanlea Pialba Road

  • Water over road
  • All lanes affected
  • No delays expected

Burrum Heads Road

  • Water over the road 2km past Burgess Creek
  • All lanes affected, both directions
  • No delays expected

Booral Rd, Bunya Creek

  • Road closed to all traffic
  • Both directions
  • Long delays expected

Maryborough Cooloola Road

  • Water over the road near Maaroom Road intersection towards Maryborough
  • All lanes affected
  • Both directions
  • No delays expected
  • Proceed with caution

Bauple Woolooga Road, near Netherby Road

  • All lanes affected
  • All directions
  • Delays expected

Boonooroo Rd, Tuan

  • Closed to all traffic

Isis Highway, Childers

  • Water over road
  • All lanes affected