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Factsheet - Legislation, road closure signs and permits to drive past closure signs

Fact Sheet for Heavy VehiclesNew signage has been developed for roads affected by wet weather and flooding. Also, in limited circumstances, approval can be given for a person to drive past a Restricted Road Use Notice (sign).

Find out more about this by reading the Fact sheet for Heavy Vehicle Industry (PDF, 240Kb).

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Heavy Vehicle Industry Road Report

Heavy Vehicle Road ReportA number of heavy vehicle and freight restrictions are in place and are available from the Heavy Vehicle Industry Road Report (PDF, 50Kb). This can be cross referenced with the Road Freight Network to assess your journey.
This report is automatically updated every hour from information stored within the 131940 system.

To speak with the Heavy Vehicle Road Operations Program Office regarding information on flood-affected heavy vehicle routes and Flood Recovery Permit applications please call the Heavy Vehicle Road Operations Program Office on 1300 105 647 between 8.30am-5.00pm Monday-Friday.

Click to subscribe to a daily/weekly email update for the temporary disaster related Heavy Vehicle Mass and Dimension Restrictions.

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State-controlled Road Freight Network

Queensland Freight NetworkThe State-controlled Road Freight Network is a PDF map view of the key state-controlled freight routes throughout Queensland.

State-controlled Road Freight Network (PDF, 1.8Mb)
 
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Queensland Government Heavy Vehicle Rest Areas

Heavy Vehicle Rest AreasNational reforms to combat heavy vehicle driver fatigue are now here. The new laws are about making the roads safer and fairer, not just for heavy vehicle drivers but for all road users.

The Queensland Government is committed to helping Heavy Vehicle drivers make more informed travel decisions. Below are links to find information about government managed heavy vehicle rest areas.


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Excess Mass and dimension conditions of Operations

Vehicles operating under excess mass and/or excess dimension guidelines or permits can potentially damage the road infrastructure and effect the safety of other road users.

To reduce the risks associated with the use of these vehicles, conditions of operation may be imposed on their operation.

General conditions of operation are included in the excess mass and excess dimension guidelines and conditions of operation for specific operations are issued with excess mass permits and Letters of No Objection (LONO).

It is the operator's responsibility to ensure compliance with current conditions of operation.

To assist operators meet the responsibility a Conditions of Operation Database for the state-controlled road network has been developed for public use.

To access the Condition of Operation Database, follow this link: Conditions of Operation Database


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What's New

  • 06 Aug 2014 - North Coast Region

    Palmview access upgrade
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  • 05 Aug 2014 - Fitzroy Region

    Connecting Burnett and Leichhardt Highways
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  • 28 Jul 2014 - South Coast Region

    Smith Street Motorway Upgrade
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  • 11 Jul 2014 - Wide Bay/Burnett

    Repairs to key roads underway
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