Community Alerts

Statewide Road Conditions

Tasmania Police advise all motorists to reconsider all non essential travel. If you’re in an area that is affected by intense rains and flooding – please restrict all non-essential travel.

If it’s essential to travel on the roads – to safely evacuate an area – drive with extreme caution, and never attempt to drive through or enter flood waters.

Tasmania Police advise all motorists intending to travel, particularly in the North & North West to familiarise themselves with current road closures as reflected here in and on the TasAlert Website.  

Roads throughout the state may be subject to flooding due to severe, inclement weather across the state. Conditions may deteriorate rapidly.

Roads Closed

  • Bashan Road, Waddamana – closed at the Swinging Bridge.
  • Forest Lodge Road, Pyengana from the top of the road to the Tasman Highway.
  • Littles Road between Nubeena Road and Saltwater River Road, Premaydena
  • Loongana Road is closed from Maxfields Rd junction to the Leven River Bridge.
  • Mount Nicholas Road St Marys between Esk Main Road and Catos Road, tree down and road collapse.
  • Myalla Road, Myalla near Lobbs Bridge and Meunna Pit.
  • Old Coach Road, Cranbrook – Closed due to landslide approximately 20km from Tasman Highway.
  • Old Roses Tier Road from Gunns Road to Upper Esk Road near Upper Esk due to a landslip.
  • Oonah Road, Highclere, from Guide Falls intersection for 1.8km to the quarry turn-off.
  • Rookery Road, Loira Between Browns Road and Crawfords Road under water.
  • St Mary’s Pass, St. Mary’s – Closed between Esk Hwy between St Marys and the Tasman Highway due to landslide.
  • Tasman Highway, Springfield – Closed between Corkereys Road and Whish-Wilson Road.
  • Underwood Road, Underwood – Due to Landslip.
  • Upper Natone Road, Upper Natone, north of Greta Road to the Horseshoe bend, – Due to Landslip.
  • Verwood Road Ross

Open with Caution:

  • Poatina Main Road – Speed limit restricted to 60km/hr for the whole length of the currently closed section – Poatina Creek crossing will be under 24 hour single-lane contraflow

  • Bonney Plains Road, Avoca.

  • Brookstead Road, Royal George.
  • Frankford Road – Road Open 1 lane with extreme caution. The speed limit is in place
  • Honeysuckle Road (Tooms Lake Road end to Blue tier creek).
  • Leona Road, Avoca
  • Mersey Main Road – Road Open with caution. The speed limit is in place.
  • Mount Morrison Bridge to Tooms Lake.
  • Railton Road – Road Open 1 lane with extreme caution. The speed limit is in place.
  • Roseneath Road between Ross and the Midland Highway