Heavy Vehicle Road Operations Program Office
March 2018 - Commonwealth Games Update
The Commonwealth Games Group have released a variety of information regarding oversize vehicle movements during the Commonwealth Games period.
More information is available on their website - Get Set For The Games.
These restrictions are not managed by the HVROPO and any queries regarding these changes must be made directly with the Commonwealth Games contacts on the above website.
January 2018 - Commonwealth Games Update
The NHVR has published an information sheet regarding the 2018 Commonwealth Games change in procedures for Police Escorts.
Please be advised that this office now has a shorter email address available; HVROPO@police.qld.gov.au. Emails sent to either HVROPO@police.qld.gov.au or HeavyVehicleRoadOperationsProgramOffice@police.qld.gov.au will both be received.
Note: if you do not receive any return correspondence at least three (3) business days prior to departure, please follow up with a phone call to confirm your application/correspondence has been received.
TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS 2018/19
Travel restriction period for Queensland is still as outlined under the Form 4 Performance Guidelines, Section 10, subsection 10.4. Formal notice from NHVR will be issued in due course.
For any loads that require police or multiple escorts (greater than 4.5M wide and/or greater than 30M long)- No travel between 00:01 Wednesday 19th December 2018 and 23:59 Wednesday 2nd January 2019.
No movement of over-dimensional loads between 0001 hrs on Thursday 18th April 2019 until 2359 hrs on Tuesday 23rd April 2019 throughout Queensland.
Note: To apply for an exemption to travel during any curfew period, please see the
Curfew Exemption Process page for further information. Please be aware that curfew exemptions will only be issued in emergent circumstances, such as disaster assistance.