Gateway Motorway flyover - strengthening works and heavy vehicle restrictions

Following strengthening works and subsequent structural inspections of the flyover, load restrictions on the Gateway Motorway flyover have been eased, effective 17 December 2020.

Restrictions still apply to some Oversize Overmass vehicles operating under period and route specific permits.

Vehicles operating under a period permit

Operators must comply with the current conditions of operation which are available through the Conditions of Operation Database.

Vehicles operating under a route specific permit

Operators must comply with the conditions of the permit issued by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator. Additionally, operators must comply with the current conditions of operation which are available through the Conditions of Operation Database.

Conditions of Operation Database

The current conditions of operation are available. Search by road name 'Gateway' and select road U13C.  

The following vehicles have unrestricted access:

  • Heavy vehicle with GCM greater than 4.5t and up to 68.5t including buses, prime mover semi-trailers and b-doubles travelling at Higher Mass Limits.
  • Class 3 vehicles travelling under the Mass Export Management Scheme and/or the Mass Import Management Scheme.
  • Vehicles operating under the following Notices:
    • Multi-State Class 1 Load Carrying Vehicles Mass Exemption Notice 2020
    • National Class 1 Agricultural Vehicle and Combination Mass and Dimension Exemption Notice 2020
    • National Class 1 Special Purpose Vehicle Notice 2020
    • Queensland Class 1 Special Purpose Combination Mass & Dimension Exemption Notice 2019.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Reduces maintenance

Key features

  • Strengthening flyover structure. 

Current status

Construction works have now been completed.

Project background

Following a structural inspection it was identified that strengthening works were required on the Gateway Motorway flyover at Gympie Aterial Road, Bald Hills. For the safety of all road users heavy vehicle restrictions were in place from 1 September 2019 until 17 December 2020.

Gateway Motorway flyover restriction map

Gateway Motorway flyover restriction map