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Administered by: Infrastructure and Regional Development
Published Date 09 Aug 2017

Heavy Vehicle National Law

Heavy Vehicle Stated Maps – Amendment Notice 2017 (No.1)

Statutory Instrument Series:

Stated Maps – Amendment Notice

1               Authorising provision

This Notice is made under:

a)      Section 174 of the Heavy Vehicle National Law as applied in each participating jurisdiction; or

b)      Section 18 of the Heavy Vehicle (Mass, Dimension and Loading) National Regulation as applied in each participating jurisdiction.

2               Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to amend stated maps for vehicles at the request of road managers.  

3               Commencement Date

The amendments take effect on 1 September 2017.

4               Title

This Notice may be cited as the Heavy Vehicle Stated Maps – Amendment Notice 2017 (No.1)

5               Application

This Notice applies in all participating jurisdictions.  

6               Amendments

The specified networks in Column 2 of Schedule 1 to this Notice are amended as specified in Column 4 for the Road Manager’s reasons shown in Column 5.

 

 

 

Dated: 4 August 2017

 

Roger Garcia

A/Director Network Access

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator


Schedule 1: Table of Amended Routes

COLUMN 1 Authorising Provision

COLUMN 2 Network

COLUMN 3 Locality

COLUMN 4

Changes to Route

COLUMN 5

Road Manager Reasons for Change

s174 HVNL

New South Wales 19m B-double Route

Twelve Mile Creek

Remove the following road:

The Bucketts Way between Pacific Highway and Port Stephens Council boundary

Port Stephens Council requests that this route be removed due to potential damage to road infrastructure as detailed in an assessment report commissioned by Port Stephens Council - 'Culvert/pipe structures inspections March 2016 - Old Punt Road & The Bucketts Way'.

s174 HVNL

New South Wales 25/26m B-double Route

Moree

Add condition to the following road:

Thompsons Avenue between Frome St and Gosport St

“Only to be used as alternative when detour is in place.”

Remove the following roads:

Adelaide Street between Warialda St and Gosport St;

Warialda Street between Thompsons Ave and Adelaide St;

Frome Street between Balo St and Bridge St;

Bridge Street between Balo St and Frome St;

Council has determined that there are issues with Public Amenity. These were disregarded for the period of gazettal, as there was no alternative available for through‐travel.

With the Newell Highway Bypass now operational, Council is satisfied that access to these routes is no longer required as there are now better alternatives available and as a result these routes are being requested for removal/amendment.

s174 HVNL

New South Wales

Type 1 Road Train Route (up to 36.5m)

Moree

Add condition to the following road:

Thompsons Avenue between Frome St add Gosport St

“Only to be used as alternative when detour is in place.”

Remove the following roads:

Frome Street between Balo St and Bridge St;

Balo Street between Alice St and Frome St

Bridge Street between Balo St and Frome St;

Council has determined that there are issues with Public Amenity. These were disregarded for the period of gazettal, as there was no alternative available for through‐travel.

With the Newell Highway Bypass now operational, Council is satisfied that access to these routes is no longer required as there are now better alternatives available and as a result these routes are being requested for removal/amendment.

S18 MDLR

New South Wales Higher Mass Limits declaration

Moree

Remove the following roads:

Frome Street between Balo St and Bridge St;

Balo Street between Alice St and Frome St

Bridge Street between Balo St and Frome St;

Council has determined that there are issues with Public Amenity. These were disregarded for the period of gazettal, as there was no alternative available for through‐travel.

With the Newell Highway Bypass now operational, Council is satisfied that access to these routes is no longer required as there are now better alternatives available and as a result these routes are being requested for removal/amendment.

s174 HVNL

New South Wales 25/26m B-double Route

Nundle

Remove the following road:

Jenkins Street between Innes St and Oakenville St

Turning manoeuvres for the Jenkins Street/Oakenville Street intersection are inadequate for vehicle type. Alternate route has been provided for this route so this section is not required.

s174 HVNL

New South Wales

23m & 25/26m
B-double Route & Type 1 Road Train Route (up to 36.5m)

Coonamble

Remove the following road:

Aberford Street between Castlereagh Hwy and Dubbo St

Due to the realignment of Castlereagh Highway, access to Aberford Street in Coonamble is now restricted. Vehicles exceeding 19 metres in length are unable to manoeuvre safely through the intersection with damage to existing road furniture. An alternate route has been provided using Dubbo Street and King Street

s174 HVNL

New South Wales 25/26m B-double Route

Alpine

Remove the following road:

The north and south bound access ramps of Hume Highway (accessing and egressing Church Rd and Old Hume Hwy)

RMS, at the request of Wingecarribee Shire Council, conducted an intersection analysis for 25m b-double combinations accessing and egressing Church Road and the Hume Hwy north and south bound and accessing and egressing the Old Hume Highway from the Hume Highway north and south bound. Results show that the combination cannot make any of these movements without impinging on and damaging existing road infrastructure.

S18 MDLR

New South Wales Higher Mass Limits declaration

Goulburn

Remove the following road:

Goldsmith Street between Auburn St and Fitzroy St

RMS, at the request of Goulburn Mulwarree Council, conducted an intersection analysis for 25m b-double combinations accessing Goldsmith Street, Goulburn from Auburn Street and Fitzroy Street. Results show that the combination cannot make any turning movements including entering and egressing the roundabouts on this route without impinging on and damaging existing road infrastructure.  Please note this road is not approved for GML 23/25m b-doubles.

s174 HVNL

New South Wales 23m & 25/26m
B-double Route

Goulburn

Remove the following road:

Goldsmith Street between Auburn St and Fitzroy St

RMS, at the request of Goulburn Mulwarree Council, conducted an intersection analysis for 25m b-double combinations accessing Goldsmith Street, Goulburn from Auburn Street and Fitzroy Street. Results show that the combination cannot make any turning movements including entering and egressing the roundabouts on this route without impinging on and damaging existing road infrastructure.  Please note this road is not approved for GML 23/25m b-doubles.

s174 HVNL

New South Wales 25/26m B-double Route

Morisset

Remove the following road:

Deaves Road between Freemans Dr and Crawford Rd

New application has been made to NHVR for alternate B-Double route on Deaves Road, Morisset. Council has approved the new route and recommended the removal of the existing route listed above. Consultation has occurred through Council's Traffic Facilities and Road Safety committee.

s174 HVNL

New South Wales

23m & 25/26m
B-double Route

Munderoo

Remove the following road:

Munderoo Ournie Road between Jingellic Rd and 615 Munderoo Ournie Rd

Due to the sealed pavement width and road alignment heavy vehicle use would compromise road safety and the integrity of the road infrastructure.

s174 HVNL

South Australia

25/26m B-double Route

Mitchell Park

Remove the following road:

Alawoona Avenue from Marion Rd to Council boundary east of Bradley Grove (in both directions)

The Mitsubishi plant at Tensely has closed and the new suburb of Tonsley is an education and residential precinct that has no requirement for heavy vehicle access. Council is looking to change the streetscape of Alawoona Avenue such that heavy vehicles would be incompatible with the road infrastructure

s174 HVNL

South Australia

B-double & Road Train Commodity Routes

Wandana

Remove the following road:

Schwarz Hill Road between Goode Hall Rd and Otc Rd

Unsealed Road Pavement unable to support the passage of heavy vehicles. Safety concerns for other road users Schwarz Hill Road is a natural surface (unsealed) formed road aligned north south that services farmland north of Ceduna. Being natural surface pavement this road is only able to safely cater for a limited number of heavy vehicle movements before major deterioration of the road surface occurs.

Either side of Schwarz Hill Rd there are formed and surfaced roads aligned north south that have been designed and constructed to provide safe passage for heavy vehicles, both these roads are gazetted commodity routes. Council may, on application from transport operators provide RAV access to a limited number of operators under a NHVR permit for transportation of commodities on this section of Schwarz Hill Rd.

s174 HVNL

Queensland
25m B-double Route

Murarrie

Add condition to the following road:

Queensport Road between Garrett St and Alexandra Pl.

"No access between 8pm to 6am" (overnight restriction)

Extensive public consultation conducted by Council and at the request of the Local Councillor and the Chairman for Infrastructure. Access is still available for all industrial land uses along Queensport Road north and south of the restriction. No access exists anyway between Alexandra Place and Garrett Street. Restriction to remove unnecessary B-Double travel at night impacting on residents.

s174 HVNL

Queensland
23m & 25/26m
B-double Route & Type 1 Road Train Route (up to 36.5m)

Rossville

Remove the following road:

Rossville-Bloomfield Road (From Black Pinch to Granite Creek Bridge/ Shire Boundary)

19m/42.5tonne load limit to be applied. Hill road with narrow and sharp corners.

s174 HVNL

Victoria
25/26m B-double Route

Lethbridge

Remove the following road:

Perdrisat Road between Midland Hwy & Stegilitz Rd.

No access for Class 2 or HML vehicles. Current horizontal and vertical alignment is unsuitable for heavy vehicle access.

S18 MDLR

Victoria
Higher Mass Limits declaration

Lethbridge

Remove the following road:

Perdrisat Road between Midland Hwy & Stegilitz Rd.

No access for Class 2 or HML vehicles. Current horizontal and vertical alignment is unsuitable for heavy vehicle access.