The Warrego and Carnarvon Highways are among the major roads around the region which remain flooded.
The Warrego and Carnarvon Highways are among the major roads around the region which remain flooded. Contributed

Highways remain closed, Maranoa school buses cancelled

HIGHWAYS and main roads around the region remain closed tonight, as flooding and heavy rain continue.

With the floodwaters unlikely to subside by Monday morning, the school bus route from Surat to Roma has been cancelled, Roma State College confirmed tonight, via social media.

"(Surat bus operator) Mick Hearn said there is no bus running tomorrow due to possible flooding," the statement read.

The State College P&C association also confirmed the school bus route from Mitchell will not be operating due to safety concerns.

Families with children who usually travel via bus are advised to contact their local route operator, and check if buses are running in the morning.

Around the Maranoa, the following roads are closed:

  • Warrego Highway, Mitchell
  • Warrego Highway, Muckadilla
  • Warrego Highway, Roma
  • Carnarvon Highway, Surat
  • Condamine Highway, Surat
  • River Rd, Surat
  • Naldera Rd, Surat
  • Petreat Rd, Surat
  • Talavera Rd, Surat
  • Kincora Rd, Surat
  • Maranoa Rd, Surat
  • Roma Southern Rd, Roma
  • Roma-Taroom Rd, Roma
  • Middle Rd, Mitchell
  • Bollon Rd, Mitchell
  • Mitchell-St George Rd, Mitchell
  • Warkon Rd, Yuleba
  • Litani Rd, Yuleba
  • Scotsburn Rd, Yuleba
  • Pei Rd, Jackson
  • Jackson-Wandoan Rd, Jackson

Remember: if it's flooded forget it.

For flood emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

For life threatening emergencies, call 000 immediately.


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