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Sunday June 5th Road closures and delays

Monday 30 May, 2011

For anyone who is in Cairns, and hoping to join us on Sunday June 5th, at the Kewarra Beach Hall, for church please be advised that due to the Cairns Airport Adventure Festival there will be some road closures and delays.

The following is from the Cairns Regional Council website:


Sunday 5 June - Road closures:

  • Captain Cook H’way: from Buchan St, Palm Cove to Old Port Rd, Port Douglas – closed 7.00am – 4.30pm. Access to Port Douglas from Cairns will be via Kennedy Highway through Kuranda, Mareeba, Mt Molloy. Note: a boat shuttle will also operate between Cairns and Port Douglas - see the Challenge Cairns website for timetable and details.
  • Captain Cook H’way: from Veivers Rd to Discovery Drive – closed 9.30am – 10.30am. (Both lanes open to traffic at all other times.)
  • Old Port Road: from Captain Cook H’way to Port Douglas Road – closed 7:30am – 3:30pm. Alternative route via St Crispians Ave, Port Douglas Rd and Mahogany St.
  • Macrossan Street: from Davidson St to Wharf St – closed 8am – 3:30pm. Alternative route via St Crispians Ave, Port Douglas Rd and Mahogany St.
  • Esplanade one-way northbound lane (between Spence to Upward Sts) – closed 9am Sunday – 1am Monday.
  • MacGregor Rd and Dunne Rd, Yorkeys Knob – closed 6am – 6:30pm.

Sunday 5 June - Changed conditions (expect delays):

  • Captain Cook H’way: Smithfield Shopping Centre to Discovery Dve - reduced to one lane in either direction with reduced speed limit.
  • Captain Cook H’way: Yorkeys Knob Rd to Airport Dve – single lane closure (southbound) and decreased speed limit 9:30am – 8:30pm.
  • Varley St and Wattle St, Yorkeys Knob: special event clearways will be enforced 4am – 7pm. Check signs prior to parking vehicles.

Please check to see which closures or delays will affect your journey.

We will still be having church so please don't let this stop you coming to join us....we love visitors!!!

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