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Water over several roads in Ballina due to king tides. Photo supplied.

Ballina Shire Council is encouraging motorists to drive safely from July 10 with king tides expected to lead to minor flooding of some local roads.

Where possible, motorists, motorcyclists, pedestrians and cyclists should avoid affected roadways. Motorists are reminded the tides will be occurring during the evenings, and that salt water may also affect maintenance of vehicle and bodywork.

Roads likely to be affected by king tides and saltwater flooding include:

*           Tamar Street, Ballina

*           Riverside Drive, West Ballina

*           River Street, West Ballina

*           Burns Point Ferry Road, West Ballina

*           North Creek Road, North Ballina

*           Southern Cross Drive, North Ballina

*           Uralba Road, Uralba

*           Old Bangalow Road, Tintenbar

*           Tamarind Dr, Cumbalum

For road information visit www.myroadinfo.com.au or telephone Ballina Shire Council on 1300 864 444.


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