Road repairs are taking place on Waterson Way, Airlie Beach, this morning.
Road repairs are taking place on Waterson Way, Airlie Beach, this morning. Claudia Alp

Monday road repairs: Drivers urged to exercise caution

ROAD repairs are taking place across the Whitsunday region today to repair dangerous potholes in the wake of a monsoon.

Large potholes are being repaired on Waterson Way near Golden Orchid Dr this morning.

 

A pothole on Waterson Way, Airlie Beach (southbound).
A pothole on Waterson Way, Airlie Beach (southbound). Claudia Alp

Maintenance works at several locations on the Bruce Hwy between Proserpine and Bowen are also being undertaken today.

A section of the Bruce Highway, about 10km north of Gregory Cannon Valley Rd, has been reduced to one lane.

A Department of Main Roads spokesperson said repair works near the intersection of Gregory Cannon Valley Rd on the Bruce Hwy are on track for completion today.

The speed limit has been reduced to 60km/h around road works to ensure the safety of workers on the Bruce Hwy, the spokesperson said.

Drivers have been urged to drive with caution.