Plenty Highway

Submitted: Thursday, Apr 27, 2006 at 22:21
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Hi all

We were due to leave for the Kimberleys via Alice Springs on Monday travelling from Brisbane to Windorah and then Boulia and then onto the Plenty to Alice. We had hoped to be in Windorah on Wednesday/Thursday next week.

Floods have currently closed the roads from Windorah onwards. How long are they likely to be closed?

Any information would be appreciated.


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Reply By: Member - Wilgadene (QLD) - Thursday, Apr 27, 2006 at 22:52

Thursday, Apr 27, 2006 at 22:52
Have a look at Post 33224 (amongst others) as there is a few suggestions there

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Reply By: Bob Y. - Qld - Friday, Apr 28, 2006 at 06:57

Friday, Apr 28, 2006 at 06:57

Cooper 4.6M this morning, and 300mm over the approaches. Think Diamantina is still over at Monkira, and will be for next fortnight or so. About 3.5M at Diamantina Lakes last night.

Didn't hear what Georgina is doing last day or so but think it is at minor, or lower flood level.

Come through Winton to Boulia, then Plenty. Ring RACQ for report on Plenty, or ring Glenormiston Station.

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Reply By: drover - Friday, Apr 28, 2006 at 21:57

Friday, Apr 28, 2006 at 21:57
Hi Richie
Hope they all dry out for you by Monday.
Good tripping round the Kimberley.

Looking forward to the trip after TC

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Follow Up By: richie1770 - Friday, Apr 28, 2006 at 22:03

Friday, Apr 28, 2006 at 22:03
Hi Graham

I believe the roads are now drying out and should be OK by next week.

Will let you know the progress later.

Thanks to all who responded.

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