Lions Rd Lions TT bridge roadworks police motorcycles reopened

Lions Rd reopened, but no more Lions TT?

The famous Lions Rd on the Queensland-NSW border has reopened after 18 months of bridgeworks, but it will never be suitable for a Lions TT, say Kyogle Council representatives. The official launch of the bridgework was held this week and the road is again suitable for all types of motorcycles. One small patch of gravel …

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Lions Rd bridgework complete

Lions Rd finally reopened as bridgework ends

Bridgework on the Lions Rd on the Queensland/NSW border is now complete after 16 months and the road is finally reopened to through traffic. However, Kyogle Mayor Danielle Mulholland warns motorists there are still some unsurfaced areas that riders should treat with caution, especially if wet. “Please drive to the conditions as the approaches have …

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Rain plagues NSW-Qld border crossing Lions Rd detours closed

Lions Rd still closed over Easter weekend

Lions Rd will remain closed over the Easter weekend as continued rain creates delays in bridgework on the famous motorcycling road on the Queensland-NSW border. The popular road was closed most of 2017 and reopened in December 2017. However, there were dirt detours while the last three of seven wooden bridges are updated to modern two-lane …

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Lions Rd bridge work delays 2018 TT closures

No more full closures on Lions Rd

There will be no more full closures on the Lions Rd for bridgework, detours will be road-bike friendly, there will be a change in heavy vehicle traffic and Google will be asked to reroute through-traffic. That is the pledge from Kyogle Council. The popular motorcycle route on the Queensland/NSW border was closed all last year …

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Lions TT traffic

Lions Rd reopens to traffic after bridge works

The Lions Rd on the Queensland and NSW border has reopened to traffic after bridge work  closed the popular motorcycle route from January. It was supposed to be closed to traffic for only six months, but bad weather has forced delays until December 15, according to Roads and Maritime Services. Heavy traffic Now that it is open, …

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Lions TT: One of many bridges on the Lions Rd

Lions Rd closed until end of year

Bridge work that closed the famous Lions Rd on the Queensland and NSW border in January will keep the popular motorcycle route closed until the end of the year. It was supposed to be closed to traffic for only six months, but bad weather has forced delays until December 15, according to Roads and Maritime …

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Lions Rd bridge work delays 2018 TT closures

Lions Rd delays TT until 2018

Delays in bridgework on the famed Lions Rd forced the cancellation of the Lions TT, but organisers plan to return in 2018 after a two-year hiatus. Work began in January to replace six wooden bridges on the Queensland/NSW border road with concrete structures and scheduled completion by the end of June. However, unseasonal wet weather has …

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Lions TT: One of many bridges on the Lions Rd

Lions Rd closed for six months

Bad news for motorcyclists in South East Queensland and Northern NSW with the famous Lions Rd now closed to traffic for six months and then open to heavy traffic. Not only will riders be unable to use the road, but the picturesque wooden bridges – some single lane – will be replaced by modern, two-lane, …

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Lions TT ride delays

Should Lions TT go ahead in 2017?

Lions TT foundation members are considering the future of the event for 2017, amid concerns about disorganisation and the cancellation of the event this year. The Lions TT Motorcycle Festival has had a chequered history since the first event in 2014 was cut short after crashes, the second ear was rained out and last year …

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Spectacular views on the Queensland approach to the Lions Rd - sturgis

Police target border after crashes

Police will be out in force today (Sunday, July 26) in the Queensland border region after a few nasty motorcycle crashes recently. Here is the police notice of “Rider Survivor operation – Rathdowney”: Logan District Police in conjunction with the Road Policing Command and Department of Transport and Main Roads will join forces this Sunday …

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