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Qld-Changes to Type-2 Road Train Access through Roma

29 Apr 2020 3:17 PM | Lisa Acret (Administrator)

COVID-19 | Changes to Type-2 road train access through Roma

To support the south-west Queensland cattle industry during COVID-19, the Department of Transport and MainRoads (TMR) is temporarily permitting Type-2 road trains carrying livestock, to travel from the Roma breakdown pad to the Roma Saleyards commencing 1 May 2020.

Transport operators must apply for a permit through the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator prior to travel and must comply with Permit Conditions.

Permit Conditions include:

  • School Zone time Restrictions
  • Bungil Creek Bridge (W. M. Ewan Bridge) one vehicle, speed restriction and safety radio call
  • Flashing light to be fitted to front of vehicle and used while travelling permitted route

Pre-Approval

The Southwest District TMR A/District Director has issued a Pre Approval  valid from 1 May to 15 May 2020.

When applying for a permit amendment, you will need to attach this Pre Approval

Priority processing

To prioritise your permit request – send an email to the NHVR Stakeholder Engagement Officer Daniel Casey daniel.casey@nhvr.gov.au - quoting the case number assigned to the amendment.

The Amended Permit will be valid for one month. Each request/pre approval will be re published each month until the situation changes.

If you have any questions please call Daniel Casey at the NHVR, on 0447 497 162.

Or contact the TMR SW Office on 07 4622 9511 during business hours (8.30am to 5pm), email SouthWest.office@tmr.qld.gov.au


                                                        

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