Temporary Road Closure - Kruckow Road

  • Type of work: Road Closure (Full/Partial)
  • Suburb: East Russell
  • Work period (anticipated): 09/04/2020 to 14/05/2020
  • Description: Temporary road closure required for bridge works
  • Likely impacts: Property Access; Traffic Control; Road Closure
  • Location: Kruckow Road
  • Status: Closed
Project Update

Cairns Regional Council wishes to advise that bridge maintenance works on Kruckow Road, East Russell, are now on hold.

As such the bridge is now open for use (from Tuesday 21 April) and there will be no further closures required until works resume in May 2020.

Construction works are due to start again from TUESDAY 12 MAY until FRIDAY 15 MAY and the bridge will be closed to all traffic each day between the following hours:

  • 7.30am to 10.15am,
  • 10.30am to 1.00pm,
  • 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

During the above timeframe, the road will be open to traffic for short 15 - 30 minute intervals from approximately 10.15am to 10.30am; 1.00pm to 1.30pm, and open overnight from 4.30pm until 7.30am the following day.

Residents are asked to please plan trips outside the above closure times. Intermittent access may also be possible outside the above closure hours and traffic controllers will do their best to assist motorists as best they can.

Council thanks you for your patience and cooperation, and apologises for any inconveniences caused.

Bridge maintenance works are programmed for Kruckow Road, East Russell.

Preparation works will start on Thursday, 9 April and there will be limited disruption to traffic until construction works start.

Construction works are due to start on Tuesday 14 April until Thursday 16 April and the bridge will be closed to all traffic each day between the following hours:

  • 7.30am to 10.15am,
  • 10.30am to 1.00pm,
  • 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

During the above timeframe, the road will be open to traffic for short 15 - 30 minute intervals from approximately 10.15am to 10.30am; 1.00pm to 1.30pm, and open overnight from 4.30pm until 7.30am the following day.

There will be no works undertaken on Friday 17 April, with construction works resuming on Monday 20 April until Wednesday 22 April during which the bridge will be closed again to all traffic each day between the following hours:

  • 7.30am to 10.15am,
  • 10.30am to 1.00pm,
  • 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Likewise during this time, the road will be open to traffic for short 15 - 30 minute intervals from approximately 10.15am to 10.30am; 1.00pm to 1.30pm, and overnight from 4.30pm until 7.30am the following day.

Residents are asked to please plan trips outside the above closure times. Intermittent access may also be possible outside the above closure hours and traffic controllers will do their best to assist motorists as best they can.

Council thanks you for your patience and cooperation.

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Last updated: 14 May 2020