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ROAD CLOSURES - Update 22 May 2018

ROAD CLOSURES - Update 22 May 2018

Derwent Valley Council Municipal Area Road Closures

Lachlan - Hansons Road bridge and the road network past to the North.

Molesworth – Glen Dhu Road is now open to local light vehicle traffic with limitations of 5T weight limit past the fourth bridge (timber bridge approximately 3.8km off Molesworth Road). 

Please take care and drive to the conditions, as Council continues to address the uneven surfaces of road sections between bridges.  Council will continue to have heavy machinery operating in the area whilst works continue. 

Please drive safely and observe all signage and direction by Council staff at all times. We thank you for your assistance and co-operation whilst we continue to reinstate infrastructure. 

Facility Closures – Tynwald Park until further notice.

For more information please check out the Derwent Valley State Emergency Service or Tasmania Police pages. 

Police, Fire and Ambulance: 000
State Emergency Service: 132 500
TasNetworks: 132 004

Please remember if you are in the affected areas:
- beware of fallen trees.
- do not drive, walk, play, ride or swim through flood waters
- do not go near storm drains and pipes, causeways and waterways, ravines and rivers
- keep your phone charged in case of power outages
- move livestock to higher ground
- ensure your pets are safe.

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Derwent Valley Council
The Derwent Valley Municipal area is characterised by its ever growing rural townships, green hills and river valley environment. Major features of the Derwent Valley municipality include its land and fresh water resources.
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