Temporary road closures – McGregor Rd and Sidlaw St, Smithfield

  • Type of work: Road Closure (Full/Partial)
  • Suburb: Smithfield
  • Work period (anticipated): 30/04/2020 to 23/07/2020
  • Description: Temporary Road Closure
  • Likely impacts: Noise; Dust; Property Access; Traffic Control; Road Closure
  • Location: McGregor Road
  • Status: Closed
  • Contact: feedback@cairns.qld.gov.au
Project update

The new McGregor Road connection is now open. Thank you for your patience.

To allow for the completion of the new alignment of McGregor Road, a temporary closure of the old dog-leg section of McGregor Road is required. The new and old alignments are shown in the image below.

The following activities are associated with these roadworks:

  • Sidlaw Street, at the McGregor Road intersection, will be closed from Thursday 30 April until Wednesday 20 May 2020.  During this time all access to Sidlaw Street will be via Cheviot Street.
  • McGregor Road, between Sidlaw Street and Dunne Road, will be closed from Thursday 30 April until Wednesday 10 June 2020.
  • McGregor Road, between Cheviot Street and Sidlaw Street, is expected to be reopened on Thursday 21 May 2020.
  • The new McGregor Road connection, through the Smithfield Village Estate and connecting to Smithfield Village Drive, is expected to be open to traffic on Thursday 11 June 2020.

Please note that the above timings are subject to weather.

Please observe and obey traffic controllers and signs advising the changes to normal traffic conditions. Council appreciates your patience and cooperation during this time.

Should you have any questions, please call (07) 4041 4350.

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Last updated: 28 July 2020