Amendments to Offroad Tasmania Guidebook

(Source/Status: -   U - User     G - Government Agency      A – Author     UC – Unconfirmed      C – Confirmed)

Serial Page Reference Amendment/Comment Source/Status
1 62 1.2 Change 41° 51’ 19”S 145° 24’ 39”E to  41° 51’ 13”S 145° 24’ 44”E A/C
2 65 map change 42° 03’ 59”S 145° 16’ 36”E to  42° 03’ 54”S 145° 16’ 41”E A/C
3 100 25.1 Change 43° 17’ 54”S 146° 54’ 45”E to  43° 17’ 57”S 146° 54’ 42”E A/C
4 113 0.4 Change 43° 0614”S 147° 52’ 45”E to  43° 0532”S 147° 52’ 34”E A/C
5 145 9.3 Move coordinates next to words ‘Powers Road”. A/C
6 164 Warnings The lower end of the tunnel has been opened and lights have been installed. Vehicles can now be left near the bridge as the pathway returns to the Derby town area.  
7 80 17.1 The bridge over the Derwent River (Repulse Dam) has been declared “Past its Use by date” It is closed to vehicular traffic. G/UC
8 154 0.1

In the blue box replace ‘just’ (second last line) with ‘150m’.Before ‘Return’ (last line) add ‘A further 1.2km along the road from the new bridge the Duco adit will be found just off the northern side of the road. Look out for a marker and sign. A torch will be needed.’ 

9 154 2.4 In the blue box below change 41° 13’ 15”S 148° 0119”E to  41° 13’ 48”S 148° 0045”E A/C
10 96 9.1

Alternative route to Airwalk due to access being restricted by boom gate.
11.4 T junction. Turn left.0.1 KSA. 5.6 T junction with the sealed Arve Road. Turn right to the Airwalk 15.1km. (or left to Geeveston).

11 111 Access A ‘No through Rd’ sign has been erected on Pirates Road where it joins the Arthur Highway. This appears to be due to the failure of a bridge a few kilometres in on the Coronation/Pirates road (see the second 0.0 point . However there appears to be no road authority restriction to proceeding to the lookout. But the road 200m before the lookout (and end of the road) has deteriorated to the extent that two-wheel drive vehicles are be likely to come to grief. U/C
12 114 0.0 The wooden bridge has been washed away in a flood. Access is not possible. U/C
13 118 Difficulty The Swanston Track is now rated 'Hard' particularly after rain, due to numerous deep ruts. U/C
14 109 small map Change Tasmap Q 19 to Tasmap M 19. U/C
15 71 Track Parks have advised that the Mt McCall attack will be closed for the winter reopening on or about 1 September 2022. G
16 34 Track Following a recommendation by the Coroner Parks & Wildlife have recommended that vehicles using the Arthur Pieman area, particularly the Sandy Cape Track, have sand flags attached. A
17 79 3.0 Report received that the bridge over the Florentine River has been replaced and access through to Wayatinah is now possible. U/UC



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See backroads amendments for the temporary closure of the Western Explorer road (page 34)