Road Condition Reports
Broome Cape Leveque
Broome Cape Leveque Road Condition Report - Last updated: 8th May 2015 10:50AM
Unsealed Shire Roads
Unsealed Shire Roads Road Condition Report - Last updated: 8th May 2015 10:50AM
Controlled Burn - Cape Leveque Road
Controlled Burning Advice For Cape Leveque Road Between Beagle Bay and Djaridjin - Updated: 24th June 2015
Maintenance Grade - Cape Leveque Road
The Shire of Broome will be commencing a full maintenance grade of the Cape Leveque Road from Monday the 29th of June 2015. These works are programmed for 4 weeks and involve graders undertaking the light trimming of the unsealed surface to improve the ride for traffic utilising this road.
Two graders will be undertaking this work commencing from the northern end of the Cape Leveque Road near Beagle Bay at SLK 102 and working south towards the seal at SLK 13. Users trafficking the Cape Leveque Road during this period are reminded to look out for graders operating on the road and slow down when inside the ‘Grader Ahead’ signs and as approaching vehicles.
The Shire of Broome thanks you for your support during these important works.
Although road closure signage and radio reports are updated as they occur on Saturdays, Sundays and Public holidays, the reports on this website are only updated Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm. If you would like any further information during office hours please contact the Executive Support Officer Engineering Administration on 08 9191 3408 or
For the latest information on road closures on Saturdays, Sundays and Public holidays, please contact the Duty Ranger on 0407 382 079. If there is no answer please leave a detailed message and the Duty Ranger will return your call. If you require information regard Roads outside of the Shire of Broome boundary please contact Main Roads WA on 138138 or at www.mainroads.wa.gov.au.
Remember, CLOSED means CLOSED, with NO exceptions.
Shire of Broome roads are classified under the Main Roads Western Australia (MRWA) Permit Networks system. A Permit is required from MRWA to operate a RAV (Restricted Access Vehicle) on a road in excess of the designated Network Level. Written support from the Shire is a pre-requisite to obtaining a Permit from MRWA, however it remains a decision of MRWA as to whether a permit will be issued.
Under the provisions of Section 3.50 of the Local Government Act 1995, Council closes the Broome Cape Leveque Road to all vehicles of a gross vehicle mass over eleven (11) tonnes each wet season - 1st December until 31st March each year. Exceptions for over-limit vehicles may be granted to vehicles supplying “essential” services under specific permits issued by the Shire of Broome
Please note the linked policy in regards to Road Closures
Please note that financial penalties can be enforced for any vehicles that do not comply with the above clauses under the Shire of Broome Local Government Property and Public Places Local Law 2012.