Plan your trip! - Mitchell Highway update

A restricted construction side track for cars, buses and rigid trucks up to 22.5 tonne GVM on the Mitchell Highway across Angellala Creek is now open.

Vehicle restrictions – 22.5 tonne GVM or less, includes:

  • Cars and caravans

  • Light vehicles, including buses, ambulances, fire engines

  • Rigid trucks

  • Small mobile cranes.

For all vehicles greater than 22.5 tonne GVM, the detour around the bridge site remains the same.

 

For Type 1 Road Trains with two trailers, the following suggested route has been identified:

  • Turn right from Bourke to Walgett then to Dirranbandi via the Castlereagh Highway, road trains can turn right from Bourke to Walgett then to Dirranbandi via the Castlereagh Highway, then to St George, left onto the Balonne Highway, then right to Mitchell via the Mitchell - St George Road then to Augathella (or Charleville).

 

For Type 2 Road Trains with three trailers, the following suggested route has been identified:

  • Type 2 and Type 1 road trains can travel from Bourke through to Cunnamulla, turn left towards Thargomindah, then right to Quilpie via the Thargomindah - Quilpie Road, then right to Charleville.

 

Updated at 9:00am Monday 29th September.

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