24 roads closed in Central Division, motorists urged to take precaution

TWENTY four roads are now closed in the Central Division due to widespread flooding.

The Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) in its situation report issued at 5pm today stated that the list of roads closed include three in the Northern Division and six roads in the Western Division.

With the heavy rain alert in place for the Fiji group, more flooding is expected to occur in low lying areas around the country.

FRA has advised members of the public to take extra caution and avoid places of known historical flooding or low-lying areas.

“Motorists are advised not to drive into water of unknown depth and current, as this can be life threatening,” the authority stated.

Northern Division Update:

  • Kilaka Bridge on Kubulau Peninsular in Savusavu               – Open to traffic- drive with Care
  • Sigawe Crossing on Namuavoivoi Road in Natua- CLOSED
  • Savudrodro Road before Savudrodro Village in Savusavu- CLOSED
  • Waibula Bridge on North Coastal Road in Taveuni- CLOSED

Roads Closed in the Western Division:

 Crossing Status

–              Savusavu Crossing – Closed

–              Burelevu Crossing – Closed

–              Drana Crossing – Closed

 

Road Status

–              Barotu Circular Flat – Closed

–              Katudrau – Closed

–              Narara – 1st Crossing- Closed

The FRA is closely monitoring the situation of the roads in all divisions. Shall you have any further queries please call our toll free number 5720 or send an email to info@fijiroads.org

 

 

Road Name Location Description Status of Damage Time/Date Reported Advice to Motorists FRA Contractors Action that Will be Taken Expected Road Opening Date
Naboro Cocoa Road Naboro Cocoa Crossing Flooded Crossing 10/15/2018 7:00 Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Unknown Nawiwaivusa Road Waimalua Crossing Flooded Crossing 10/17/2018 7:00 Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Vatulili Road Waidradra Crossing Flooded Crossing 10/15/2018 7:00 Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Naivoco Road Naivoco Crossing Flooded Crossing 10/17/2018 8:50 Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Colata Cocoa Rd Colata Cocoa Crossing Flooded Crossing 10/15/2018 7:00 Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Nasaibitu Road Waisa Crossing Flooded Crossing 16/10/2018  0830hrs Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Navulokani Road Waiwatu Crossing Flooded Crossing 16/10/2018  0900hrs Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Nairukuruku Road Waima Crossing Flooded Crossing 16/10/2018  1058hrs Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Wailase Road Nacokaika Crossing Flooded Crossing 16/10/2018  1341hrs Open to Traffic     Proceed with Caution Monitor Flood Level TBC
Wailase Road Nasi Crossing Flooded Crossing 16/10/2018  1341hrs Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Waidawara Road Wainiuraura Crossing Flooded Crossing 16/10/2018  1519hrs Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Navunisole Road Nakorovou Crossing Flooded Crossing 10/17/2018 7:15 Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Wairua Settlement Road (Korovou) Wairua Crossing Flooded Crossing 10/17/2018 7:15 Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Savu Road Culvert 5/2 Flooded 17/10/2018          8.49am Open to 4 x 4 vehicles only. Proceed with Caution Monitor Flood Level TBC
Savu Road Near Junction Santani Ketan chool Flooded 17/10/2018          8.49am Open to 4 x 4 vehicles only. Proceed with Caution Monitor Flood Level TBC
Navulokani Road Waisa Crossings Flooded Crossing 10/17/2018 8:53 Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Ovalau Circular Road Namoli Flats Flooded 10/18/2018 8:53 Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Wailoa Road Matainasau Crossing Flooded Crossing 10/17/2018 9:53 Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Sawanikula Bukunivatu Road Wainiogai Crossing Flooded Crossing 10/17/2018 10:06 Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Ratu Kadavulevu Road Ratu Kadavulevu Flats from RP 1.040 – 1.564 Floodiing 10/17/2018 10:22 Open to 4 x 4 vehicles only. Proceed with Caution Monitor Flood Level TBC
Navutu Road Waimale Crossing Flooded Crossing 10/17/2018 10:54 Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Nabukaluka Delailasaku Road Waisomo Crossing Flooded Crossing 10/17/2018 10:54 Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Nataveya Road Waila Crossing Flooded Crossing 10/17/2018 10:54 Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Naidiridiri Road (Off Wainibuku Road)   Flooded Crossing 10/17/2018 10:54 Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Visama Road Visama Flats Flooding 10/17/2018 10:54 Half Road Closed to Traffic. Proceed with caution. Monitor Flood Level TBC
Vuci South Road Vuci South Flats Flooding 10/17/2018 10:54 Half Road Closed to Traffic. Proceed with caution. Monitor Flood Level TBC
Waituri Road Waituri Flats Flooding 10/17/2018 10:54 Half Road Closed to Traffic. Proceed with caution. Monitor Flood Level TBC
Deepwater Road (Korovou)   Flooding 10/17/2018 10:54 Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Lomaivuna Loop Road Toda Crossing Flooded Crossing 17/10/2018  13:24:00 p.m. Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Muavesi Road Sector 6 Crossing Flooded Crossing 17/10/2018  13:33:00 p.m. Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Beqa Road Tubarua Crossing Flooded Crossing 17/10/2018  14:24:00 p.m. Open to 4 x 4 vehicles only. Proceed with Caution Monitor Flood Level TBC
Viria Road Culvert Crossing Flooded 17/10/2018  14:24:00 p.m. Closed to all Traffic Monitor Flood Level TBC
Vunaniu Road Vunaniu Crossing Flooded Crossing 17/10/2018  14:51:00 p.m. Open to 4 x 4 vehicles only. Proceed with Caution Monitor Flood Level TBC