Huon Valley News

Plantation logging at Franklin: Trucks to travel along Chambers Road and Swamp Road

There is a plantation harvesting operation currently being done at Franklin, and as of next week log trucks will be using Chambers Road and Swamp Road.

A heavy vehicle permit has been obtained by the operator, Les Walkden Enterprises, to allow the use of these roads. It is anticipated that approximately 9 log trucks will be using the roads daily for an estimated period of 10 weeks. Vehicle speed for the trucks is not to exceed 40km/h.

On official school days, the trucks are not permitted to use Swamp Road during morning and afternoon school bus times. There will be no night time or weekend haulage.

If you have any questions, please contact Sustainable Timber Tasmania (South Region) on (03) 6235 8100.

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