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Boomgates Malfunctioning In Cairns CBD


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UPDATE | Police advised late on Tuesday afternoon that the boomgate issue had been fixed and they were working again across the CBD.  

EARLIER | A number of boom gates have malfunctioned in the Cairns CBD.

Work is underway to repair the problem, however motorists will expect delays at the following intersections with QLD Rail Boom Gates.

  1. Spence Street (at Cairns Central Shopping Centre near Bunda Street)
  2. Aplin Street (at Cairns Central Shopping Centre – Coles entrance end)
  3. Florence Street near Water Street (out front of Office Works/Amart)
  4. Kenny Street (near the intersection of Dutton Street, Portsmith)

The Queensland Police Service advises, "Please avoid these intersections and make alternative travel arrangements until the problem is rectified".  

We will provide an update when more information is available.