Storm Damage - Road Closure and Emergency Updates

Please find the following list of road closures and other information, which will be updated when possible.

CLOSED: Bassetts Road (southern end), Boat Harbour Beach Walkway, Inglis River Walkway, Zig Zag Rd, Ingleford Rd (bridge closed), Lapoinya Rd, Lowries Rd, Meunna Road, Shires Lane, Smarts Rd, Wodhouse Rd, Boat Harbour Beach Playground and the Wynyard Yacht Club boat ramp closed until further notice.

AFFECTED/PART CLOSED/LIMITED TRAFFIC: Allens Rd, Sisters Creek, Deaytons Rd, Archers Rd, Lennah Drive, Reservoir Dr (south), Mt Hicks (south), Takone Rd, Boags Rd, East Yolla, Fosters Rd, Lighthouse Rd, Oldina Rd, Port Road, Scotts Rd, Tink Taylor Rd, Wiggs Rd, Elliott.

UPDATES:  The Jenner Street boat ramp is now open, however, caution is required due to debris in the Inglis River and Bass Strait.

Frenchs Rd Reserve is now open, however, a pedestrian bridge is no longer useable.

Please only travel on any road that is listed as part closed or affected if absolutely necessary. Some roads are now limited to small vehicles only.

Recent stormwater events have caused severe damage to some of Council’s civil infrastructure.

Council staff are attending to a number of issues such as bridge/road damage, removal of fallen trees and debris from Council roads.

Further updates will be provided when more information becomes available.

There will be very few updates overnight, so in the meantime the best resource for road closure information and updates is the  Tasmania Police  Facebook page, the Tasmania Police website at and the State Government's Road Closures and Delays information site at

More information about community recovery following the floods is available here -

Waratah Wynyard Council
21 Saunders Street : PO Box 168, Wynyard TAS 7325
Phone (03) 6443 8333 : Fax (03) 6443 8383 : Email:
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