Bridge works and road closures
Beaufort-Carngham Road will be closed for approximately 4 months from 28 March 2023 for bridge replacement works (Bridge 11 - see entry below).
Beaufort-Carngham Road will be closed for approximately 4 months. A detour will be in place using Trawalla Road and the Western Highway.
Works on Crowlands-Eversley Road will begin on 23 January 2023.
Snake Valley-Smythesdale Road
Snake Valley-Smythesdale Road (between Hopes Lane and Burrumbeet-Hillcrest Road) will commence in late January 2023.
Both roads will be in operation while work is being undertaken. However, we ask that the road users respect the reduced speed limits and be aware that there may be up to 15-minute delays. You may wish to seek alternate routes to avoid the works while they are underway.
Raglan – Elmhurst Road is closed between Eurambeen-Raglan Road and Tip Road for bridge works (see below for details). Detours will be along Drews Lane, Lucardies Road, Eurambeen-Raglan Road.
Wiltshire Lane, Elmhurst
Wiltshire Lane, Elmhurst is closed to public traffic until 6pm on February 9 while the Regional Rail Revival team remove level crossing signage and allow heavy vehicle access.
Further works will take place periodically until the road reopens permanently in March. We'll keep you informed as dates become available.
Flood-related road closures
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.
Avoca Dundas St remains closed at the Pyrenees Highway
Redbank Stony Crossing Rd, between Sunraysia Hwy and Moyreisk-Redbank Rd
**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.
Bridge replacement works 2023
Bridge 139 – Raglan-Elmhurst Road
The existing bridge across Fiery Creek on Raglan–Elmhurst Rd, will be replaced with a new bridge. The Raglan – Elmhurst Road will be closed between Eurambeen-Raglan Road and Tip Road for approximately 66 days to allow these works to occur.
Closure will commence on Monday 16 January 2023, and is scheduled to re-open on Thursday 23 March 2023. These times may be subject to change as the works are in a waterway and wet weather may cause delay.
Detours will be along Drews Lane, Lucardies Road, Eurambeen-Raglan Road.
An electronic message board is set up for information on the closure and detour route.
Bridge 11 – Beaufort-Carngham Road
The bridge across the Spring Hill Creek on Beaufort-Carngham Road (Bridge 11) is being replaced by a new bridge.
Works are scheduled to begin on 28 March 2023.
Beaufort-Carngham Road will be closed for approximately 4 months.
There will be an electronic message board set up for information on the closure and detour route. A detour will be in place using Trawalla Road and the Western Highway.
The road is expected to reopen at the end of July, subject to weather conditions.
Please take care and follow detour signs while these works are being completed.