Road Condition Report and Planned Maintenance
Broome Cape Leveque Road
The Broome Cape Leveque Road is now managed by Main Roads WA, If you have any queries please contact their office on 138 138.
Unsealed Shire Roads
Last updated: January 31, 2023, 3.30pm
Current vehicle road restrictions:
- Manari Road: CLOSED
- Barred Creek Road: CLOSED
- Quondong Point Road: CLOSED
- Willie Creek Road: CLOSED
- Crab Creek Road: CLOSED
- Kavite Road: CLOSED
- Fairway Drive (past end of seal): CLOSED TO ALL VEHICLES
Cable Beach Access (North): FROM FEBRUARY 1, 2023, CONTINUED CLOSURE OF CABLE BEACH VEHICLE ACCESS RAMP DUE TO STORM-RELATED EROSION (ONGOING ASSESSMENTS UNDERWAY)
Although the road may be signposted and reported as "OPEN", the road may still become impassable or dangerous due to heavy rain, without notification or warning.
Caution is advised at all times, especially at floodways and washouts.
4WD is recommended on all unsealed roads and drivers should travel in accordance with road conditions at all times.
Further Advice on Road Closure Reports
Road closure signage and radio reports are only updated if conditions to the road change. If the road conditions change during a Saturday, Sunday and Public holiday, the reports on this website will only be updated during office hours, Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm. If you would like any further information during office hours, please contact the Engineering Administration Officer on 08 9191 3456.
If you require information regarding Roads outside of the Shire of Broome boundary, please contact Main Roads WA on 138 138.
Permit to Access a Closed Road
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.
Form 1 Support of MRWA Permit Excess MRWA Network (PDF)(PDF, 384KB)
Form 3 - Closed Road Permit Application Form (PDF)(PDF, 47KB)
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.(PDF, 155KB)