Road­works ramp­ing up

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - NEWS -

MO­TORISTS will have to get used to even more road­works for the next cou­ple of months with ma­jor re­con­struc­tion sched­uled just south of Port Dou­glas.

The road­works will be­gin next Mon­day on a sec­tion of the Cap­tain Cook High­way be­tween An­dreassen Rd and Craiglie dam­aged by wet weather.

The Depart­ment of Trans­port and Main Roads will start the works on Oc­to­ber 31 and the re­con­struc­tion will be car­ried out Mon­day to Fri­day, from 7am un­til 5pm.

It is ex­pected the works will be com­pleted by the end of the year, weather per­mit­ting.

Traf­fic will be re­duced to one lane and traf­fic con­trollers and a 40km/h speed limit will be in place.

Mo­torists can ex­pect de­lays of up to 15 min­utes through the con­struc­tion site.

The re­con­struc­tion work is be­ing de­liv­ered un­der the Nat­u­ral Dis­as­ter Re­lief and Re­cov­ery Ar­range­ments, a joint fed­eral and state ini­tia­tive.

LDI Con­struc­tions Pty Ltd will un­der­take the works on be­half of the depart­ment.

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