Bridge works and road closures

Local road closures in the Pyrenees Shire 

Many roads in the Shire have been affected by flooding during October and November 2022, and some are closed. Roads that have been reopened may still be hazardous in places, so please take care and drive with extreme caution. Never drive through flood waters.   

**PLEASE NOTE** This list covers roads that are the responsibility of Council. It is not a complete list of all road closures. Please ensure you check VicTraffic for all highway and main road closures if you need to travel.

Avoca
- Dundas St remains closed at the Pyrenees Highway 

Eurambeen
- Old Geelong Rd, between Eurambeen-Streatham Rd and Beaufort Carranballac Rd

Mt Emu
- Mortchup-Mount Emu Rd, between Chepstowe-Pittong Rd and Carngham-Streatham Rd
- Mt Emu Settlement Rd, between Skipton Rd and Chepstowe-Pittong Rd has now reopened after temporary repairs. Note: Traffic management signs are still in place
- Vite Vite Rd, between Glenelg Hwy and Mt Emu Ck  

Raglan
- Tip Rd, between Stars Lane and the last house west of the township

Redbank
- Stony Crossing Rd, between Sunraysia Hwy and Moyreisk-Redbank Rd 

Snake Valley
- Reservoir Rd

Pittong
- Chepstowe Pittong, between Mt Emu Settlement Rd and Snake Valley-Morchup Rd

Waterloo
- Back Waterloo Rd, between Beaufort-Lexton Rd and Jones Rd

Keep updated on road closures at VicTraffic.

 

Bridge replacement works will be happening in the Shire from May 2022 to January 2023

Bridge 161 - Vite Vite Rd over Mt Emu Creek Skipton is closed for inspections.

Bridge 110 - Moonambel-Warrenmang Rd
Bridge 110 over Wild Dog Creek on Moonambel-Warrenmang Rd is being repaired from Mid-October. Some disruption to traffic is expected. 

Bridge 139 – Raglan-Elmhurst Road 
Works scheduled to start in late October are likely to be delayed until later in the year due to high water levels.

Detours along Drews Lane, Lucardis Road, Eurambeen Raglan Road. 

There will be electronic message board set up for information on the closure and detour route.

The works are dependent upon third party phone cabling that needs to be removed from the bridge. If there is a delay in approval for removing the cabling, works will be redirected to Bridge 32 on the Carngham Streatham Road.

Lamplough bridge works  
Bridge works have been completed and Lamplough-Greenhill Creek Road in Lamplough is now open.

Bridge 32 – Carngham-Streatham Road
Works on Bridge 32 on Carngham-Streatham Road are complete. The bridge is open to public as of 18 November 2022.

Bridge 11 – Beaufort-Carngham Road
Due to wet weather, works that were scheduled to begin in November are now expected to begin in January 2023.

Detours along Western Highway, Skipton Road, Carngham Lake Goldsmith Road.

There will be electronic message board set up for information on the closure and detour route. Signage and detours will be in place. Please take care and follow detour signs while these works are being completed.