Plenty highway

Submitted: Thursday, Jun 10, 2010 at 13:04
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Hi all ,I will be traveling to the Birdville race this year and on leaving I was going to travel the Plenty hwy and make my way across to Alice springs . My question is how rough is it and is it ok to tow a semi off road caravan across it ..
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Reply By: Member - Wim (Qld) - Thursday, Jun 10, 2010 at 13:13

Thursday, Jun 10, 2010 at 13:13
jcm68.

As with most of the roads out that way it can be one end of the scale or the other.
If the weather is fine and you take your time it should be o/k.
I would however take two spares for the van and the vehicle.
Do not get taken in by the condition of the section you may be on at the time as it can change in 50mtrs.

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Reply By: Member -Signman - Thursday, Jun 10, 2010 at 13:14

Thursday, Jun 10, 2010 at 13:14
On ABC radio the other morning....
Birdsville Races will 'most likely' be cancelled this year..

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Reply By: Hairy (NT) - Thursday, Jun 10, 2010 at 19:14

Thursday, Jun 10, 2010 at 19:14
Gday,
The conditions can change over night, but if its passable, the worst it will be is badly corrugated with some washouts.
Is your van up to a corrugated road...you will be the best judge of that.

Cheers
Hairy
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Reply By: justmyage - Friday, Jun 11, 2010 at 20:37

Friday, Jun 11, 2010 at 20:37
Hi JCM
We are travelling From Alice Springs to the Birdsville races (across the Plenty)if you can find us we will be able to tell you what condition it is in :) I drive a Red toyota V8 ute with matching canopy and have a Kedron Semi off road. Our names are on Van Geoff & Lesley. We will be free camping .
Cheers
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