Find out about current and upcoming road closures in Mansfield Shire.
It is necessary at times for Council to put in place complete or partial road closures and/or restrictions across the Shire. This may be due to road works, large projects, community events, weather conditions or seasonality.
The information below outlines any upcoming closures that road users should be aware of:
- Temporary Road Closures & Interruptions
- Seasonal Road Closures
- Vehicle Weight Restrictions
- Jamieson-Licola Road Seasonal Road Closure
Temporary road closures and interruptions
Updated 18 April 2019
Road Closure Barwite Road
Barwite Road will be CLOSED to through traffic from Monday 29 April to Friday 10 May between Old Tolmie Road and Byrne Lane due to road reconstruction works.
Commuters are advised to use the Old Tolmie Road for the duration of the works.
Seasonal road closures
Seasonal Closures (01 July – 30 September)
|Tin Hut Lane||South of White Creek||End|
|Little Scully's Lane||Hallets Lane||100m east of Fords Creek|
|Pollard's Road||Mt Buller Road||600m east of Stoneys Rd|
|Long Lane||Saligari Road||Mansfield Whitfield Road|
|Aldous Road||Withers Lane||Pikes Road|
|Black Swamp Road||Greens Road||Adams Lane|
|Eighty Acre Road||Royaltown Road||350m sth of Maroondah hwy|
|Pikes Road||Gun Club Entrance||Long Lane|
Vehicle weight restrictions
Load Limited - 15 tonne maximum (01 July – 30 September)
|Woolshed Road||Maroondah Highway||End|
|Hells Hole Creek Rd||Dry Creek Road||End|
|Dry Creek Road||Hells Hole Creek Rd||Ancona Road|
|Ancona Road||Dry Creek Road||Gate|
|Harpers Road||Midland Highway||State Forest|
|Glen Creek-Barjarg Rd||Johnstons Road||State Forest|
|Aldous Road||Greens Road||Pikes Road|
|Pikes Road||Maroondah Highway||Aldous Road|
|Tolmie Mahaikah Rd||Old Tolmie Road||Mansfield Whitfield Rd|
|Altmans Road||Tolmie Mahaikah Rd||Mansfield Whitfield Rd|
|Gonzaga Lane||Buttercup Road||End|
|Chapel Hill Road||Hearns Lane||Delatite Bridge|
|Donkey Hill Road||Midland Hwy||Harpers Road|
Pursuant to clauses 7 of schedule 11 of the Local Government Act 1989, seasonal road closures and vehicle weight restrictions apply on a number of local roads from July to September inclusive each year. The restrictions are in accordance with the Council Plan to maintain and enhance the Shire's network of roads.
Those who need to operate vehicles in excess of the 15 tonnes load limit or utilise roads affected by closures may apply for an exemption permit to allow road use in certain circumstances.
Load Limited and Seasonal Road Use Exemption Permit application forms are available here. There is no charge for this permit.
The exemption permit DOES NOT apply within 4 days after any 4 day period during which a total of 20mm or more rainfall has occurred in Mansfield.
For further information contact council on 5775 8555 during office hours.
Jamieson– Licola Road – partial road closure
13 June – 31 October 2019
Pursuant to Clause 7 of Schedule 11 of the Local Government Act 1989, Council advises, the implementation of the seasonal road closure of part of the Jamieson - Licola Road.
The section of road affected is from the Mt Sunday Road intersection, approximately 36 kms from Jamieson and at elevation 1200m, through to the Mansfield/Wellington Shire boundary.
The closure will take effect 13 June - 31 October 2019 inclusive.
There will be no access permitted to this section of road during this period regardless of weather conditions unless under the permission issued by Four Wheel Drive Victoria who can be contacted as follows :
Four Wheel Drive Victoria
P.O. Box 292
Mitcham VIC 3132
03 9874 7222