One of the nastiest blackspots on the roads around Hervey Bay is about to be upgraded … but will it be enough? Speed and red light camera fines are being invested in a $200,000 dollar upgrade of a key Hervey Bay intersection. Minister for Transport and Main Roads, Paul Lucas, said the intersection of Booral … Read moreSafer Intersection for Hervey Bay
The $6.2m project to upgrade Boat Harbour Drive between Honiton Street and Lavell Street has been completed, four months ahead of schedule. Minister for Transport and Main Roads Paul Lucas and Member for Hervey Bay Andrew McNamara today inspected the newly opened works. Mr Lucas said the upgrade involved replacing the old road surface with … Read moreThe Road Works Along Boat Harbour Drive Are Now Officially Compete
Every Hervey Bay resident who uses Boat Harbour Drive to get from Urangan to Pialba will be pleased to learn that the road is now open in both directions. The last section of one-way traffic at the Bideford Street end has now been opened fully and the traffic lights on the detour have been removed.
So the new traffic lights on Boat Harbour Drive near the Main Street intersection were turned on today. I seem to recall that we were assurred that they would not hinder the flow of traffic on the Main Street roundabout. Even Blind Freddy could have seen that as an unavoidable outcome after the lights were … Read moreGrid Lock at the Roundabout
That’s right – further work will be carried out on the Maryborough – Hervey Bay Roa, within the Hervey Bay City area with funding provided in the State budget. The work will include duplication and rehabilitation of sections of Maryborough-Hervey Bay Road in Hervey Bay City to accommodate growth in traffic and the development occurring … Read moreThe Goat Track is to be Upgraded
… I hate to tell you that it is. Yes folks the mess that never seems to end at the intersection of Boat Harbour Drive and Main Street is set to get worse. Premier Peter Beattie announced yesterday that the intersection of Boat Harbour Drive and Main Street here in Hervey Bay has been added … Read moreJust When You Thought That It Couldn’t Get Any Worse
New traffic lights are being installed on Boat Harbour Drive Pialba between the Main Street intersection and the entrance to the Centro Shopping Plaza carpark. You will need to exercise some caution as you approach the site because two lanes of traffic is being quickly condensed into just one with very little warning. The lights … Read moreNew Traffic Lights on Boat Harbour Drive
Traffic conditions are set to change on Boat Harbour Drive where the road widening is taking place. The new changes will begin on May 24 and some signs are suggesting that the road could be closed.
Once again a drive around Hervey Bay is turning into a rather time consuming affair as more and more roads become blocked due to roadworks. Obviously Boat Harbour Drive needed to be upgraded and just as obviously the only way to do it was to close parts of it to traffic but yesterday it all … Read moreThe Menace of All These Roadworks
It appears that the remaining lane on Boat Harbour Drive will be closed between Ann Street and Elizabeth Street from this morning as road works continue. If that is the case then traffic heading towards Urangan will be directed down into the back streets between Boat Harbour Drive and The Esplanade.