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STATE OF ROADS.
BOYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB'S
The following road information from country district« was broadcasted last night from 4QG by the Royal Automobile Club of Quensland :
"Fine, sunshiny weather " wa« the re- port from every district covered by this report tooday, and the roads, generally, have improved in condition 6¡nce last
SOUTH COAST ROADS.
From Brisbane to Beenleigh, via the Main Logan road, the road i« in good condition, but from Beenleigh to Pm pama Creek, near Ormeau, the road is mostly pot-holey, but it is expected this section will be repaired during the next few weeks. The section between Pimpama Creek and Pimpama has now been put in good order, and is being watered. From Pimpama to Southport end Burleigh the road is in excellent order. Between Bur-
leigh and Currumbin repairs «re being effected, but there i« still a mile of very rough road. From Currumbin Bridge through Currumbin Beach to Tweed Heads the road is very pot-boley.
NORTHERN RIVERS DISTRICT.
Between Tweed Head« and Murwillum- bah either the road via Chinderah Ferry, or the Hill road can be u6ed, the lower road being in better condition than the hill road. All the roads in this district arc in very good trafficable condition, al- though slightly rough places are met with
here and there.
The main Beaudesert road through Brown's Plains is dry and trafficable, but in a somewhat rough state. From Beau- desert to Rathdowney, and on to Mount Lindesay, the road is very good, but over Mount Lindesay into Kyogle conditions are exceptional!}- rough, and this route is not recommended. Between Beaudesert and Boonah the road is fairly rough, particu- larly so for the first «ix miles out of Beaudesert. From Lara Vale to Laming- ton is a good dry weather road.
Dry, cold weather was reported from Tambourine to-day. Motorista have the choice of two routes to Tambourine. The one via Waterford and Logan Village, or via the main Logan-road, Loganholme Ferry, Beenleigh, and Plunkett. The firstmentioned route Í6 very rough and bumpy from Logan Village to Tambour- ine, whereas the road through Beenleigh is in very good order for the most part. Motorists taking this road should note that it is necessary to turn to the right at the Cedar Creek School oi Arts (a tin hall in the school grounds), then turn to the left over Chardon'« Bridge, and carry straight on through Plunkett Rail- way Station to the main road. Here turn left, and continue for »bout a mile and a bali into Tambourine.
The road up Tambourine Mountain w
a first-class bitumen road. Over the
mountain the roads are quite t-afiicab!e. but rough in places. From Tambourine to Canungra the road is dry and some- what bumpy, but good from there on to Beechmont. From Canungra up the south end of ' Tambourine Mountain the road 'a steep and narrow in places, and is not recommended. From Tambourine to Beaudesert the road is bumpy and rough
NORTH COAST ROADS.
The weather has been dry for the past week along the North Coast. The Decep- tion Bay road between Petrie and Caboolture is the one «till recommended, sa the Gympie-road is exceptionally rough. Between Caboolture and Elimbii the road close to the railway line on the western side is considered the best of tile three roads, but the one on the eastern side of the line is quite good at the present time. From Elimbah to Beerburrum the road is still rough, but from here through Beerwah to Lands- borough conditions improve. Between Landsborough and Caloundra the road is good, except at Landsborough end, but motorist« are reminded that the 6hort cut road to Caloundra from Beerwah cannot be used. From Landsborough to Maleny the road is good, but motorists are not recommended to take this
route through the Mary Valley to' Gympie, as tie crossings of the Mary River are difficult to negotiate. From Landsborough via the Stony Pinch, through Mooloolah, Eudlo, and Palmwoods to Nambour, the road is in fair order. The Missing Link road is not advised. From Nambour to Gympie the road« are in fair order. The Eumundi railway gates are closed at night, and in order to avoid delay, tbe overhead fbridge should be used, and the road on the western »id« of the line for two miles toward« Kenilworth, then bearing ri«ht.
BRISBANE VALLEY AND
Between Ipswich, and Esk the road i« in good condition, with the exception of a short stretch near Fairney View, which is rather rough. Care must be taken when approaching the Wivenhoe bridge from the Ipswich «ide. From Esk to Moore the road is good, but rough over the Blackbutt Range, and from Yarraman to Nananco good road is again met. with. From Nanango to Kingaroy and Wondai
the road is in fair order.
From Boonah, to Ipswich -via Peak Crossing and via Amberley, the roads are in very fair order. The road to Spicer*s Gap and on to the top of the Gap is in good condition, but rough from there in to Warwick. From Boonah to Maroon the road is rough after leaving Flagstone to the top of the range. From Boonah towards Beaudesert, the road is good. Motorist* are notified that the Cunningham's Gap road i« closed to
traffic, and will not be opened again until about August 10, in time for traffic visit- ing the Brufoane Show.
From Brisbane to Ipswich the main road is in good order, except for bumpy patches between Yeronga and Rocklea, and also when approaching Ipswich. From Ipswich to Gatton motorist« can now use either the Little Liverpool Range road or the Lowood-road. The bog at the foot of the Liverpool Range, which caused a good deal of trouble daring the last rain, has been Arne np, and this route is quite trafficable. If using the Lowood route, the road on the right hand side of Lockyer Creek, past the One Mile Lagoon and Laie Clarendon, i« recommended. From Gatton to Grantham, the Ma Ma Cteek road is now in good order, and from Grantham to Helidon motorist« are reeommemieá to follow along the left-hand «ide of til* railway until about half way, then CTOFS under the railway and continue on the right-hand side to Helidon. From Heli- don to Withcott, the road is still rough, but from Withcott to Toowoomba H is in good order.
The road» on the Down* are all dry, but there are still some rough black sou patch««. The road« from Too- woomba to Warwick and Toowoomba to Dalby «re rough in places, but from Toowoomba to Crow's Nest the Toad ia in very good order. The roads from Toowoomba .to Leyburn toward« Goondi- windi, both via Cambooya and via Pitts- worth, are in good order.
ROAD PATROLS AND CAR
Foi the information of motorists, R.A.C.Q. car attendants wiB be on duty at the Trocadero, South Brisbane, on the occasion of the R.A.C.Q. annual tall, next Friday evening. R^A.CJQ. guide* wiH patrol the following roads on Sun- day.:-Southport, a« far a» the Coomera ferry; Tambourine Mountain; Wynnum. Manly- Lota; Wellington Point, Cleve- land, Victoria Point. Redland Bay; Red- cliffe, Scarborough, Woody Point, Sand- gate. .