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Booral Rd reopens following closure due to floodwaters

UPDATE 7.05AM: A section of Booral Rd that was closed due to floodwaters has been reopened. 

According to Transport and Main Roads, the road reopened with the latest update at 7.05am on Tuesday. 

At 8.15pm on Monday, both directions of the road between Main St and the roundabout at Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd remained closed due to floodwaters. 

UPDATE 5.10PM MONDAY: TWO more sections of Booral Rd have been flagged as closed by emergency services.

RACQ has released warnings about two further sections of the busy Fraser Coast road, this time further towards Sunshine Acres.

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EARLIER: A SECTION of a heavily-used Fraser Coast road is completely submerged after heavy rain.

Police have closed Booral Rd between Main St and the roundabout at Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd due to rising floodwaters.

Traffic is being diverted through Hervey Bay, and motorists are urged to avoid the road.

A section of Main St is understood to have water across the road, but it is not yet closed.

Police have closed a section of Booral Rd due to floodwaters.
Police have closed a section of Booral Rd due to floodwaters. Contributed

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