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Update, Tuesday December 15, 3.30am

Council has closed ROSS LANE, with traffic control in place. Motorists are advised to detour via The Coast Road or the Pacific Highway.

The following roads are CLOSED due to FLOODING:

  • Boundary Road @ Marom Creek
  • Friday Hut Road @ Emigrant Creek
  • Friday Hut Road @ Skinners Creek (Kirklands Crossing)
  • Gap Road, Alstonville (Bruxner Highway end)
  • Houghlahans Creek Road @ Tooheys Mill Road
  • Houghlahans Creek Road Causeways
  • Lindendale Road @ Marom Creek
  • Pearces Creek Hall Road @ Pearces Creek
  • Ross Lane @ Deadmans Creek
  • Marom Creek Road @ Devils Elbow
  • Marom Creek Road (between Tucki Road to Rous Mill Road)
  • Marom Creek Road @ Youngman Creek
  • Marom Creek Road @ Yellow Creek
  • Marom Creek Road @ Gum Creek

Water is over the following roads, please proceed with CAUTION:

  • Dalwood Road @ Youngmans Creek
  • Old Bangalow Road to George Street, Tintenbar
  • Tamarind Drive between North Creek Road and Cumbalum Interchange
  • Teven Road @ B&B Timbers
  • Watsons Lane @ Emigrant Creek.

River Drive, Empire Vale – reduced to one lane

Due to bank erosion, River Drive near 394 is reduced to one lane with traffic lights. Council will undertake restoration works as soon as possible.

Road conditions, in both urban and rural areas, can change very quickly as water levels continue to rise in some locations. King tide hit its peak at 9.38am this morning. Please delay unnecessary travel and keep informed of changing road and weather conditions.

For up to date road closures and cautions across the Northern Rivers visit myroadinfo.com.au

Dangerous surf and tidal conditions along the coast have created strong water currents and rips forming close to shore. Water clarity is low and there will be debris in the ocean, especially near river mouths. Current advice is to:

  • Avoid rock fishing and water activities on exposed beaches/rock-shelves

Update, Tuesday December 15, 10.30am

Council has closed ROSS LANE, with traffic control in place. Motorists are advised to detour via The Coast Road or the Pacific Highway.

The following roads are CLOSED due to FLOODING:

  • Boundary Road @ Marom Creek
  • Burns Point Ferry Road + Ferry
  • Friday Hut Road @ Emigrant Creek
  • Friday Hut Road @ Skinners Creek (Kirklands Crossing)
  • Gap Road, Alstonville (Bruxner Highway end)
  • Houghlahans Creek Road @ Tooheys Mill Road
  • Houghlahans Creek Road Causeways
  • Lindendale Road @ Marom Creek
  • Pearces Creek Hall Road @ Pearces Creek
  • Ross Lane @ Deadmans Creek

Water is over the following roads, please proceed with CAUTION:

  • Dalwood Road @ Youngmans Creek
  • Old Bangalow Road to George Street, Tintenbar
  • Tamarind Drive between North Creek Road and Cumbalum Interchange
  • Teven Road @ B&B Timbers
  • Watsons Lane @ Emigrant Creek.

River Drive, Empire Vale – reduced to one lane

Due to bank erosion, River Drive near 394 is reduced to one lane with traffic lights. Council will undertake restoration works as soon as possible.

Road conditions, in both urban and rural areas, can change very quickly as water levels continue to rise in some locations. King tide hit its peak at 9.38am this morning. Please delay unnecessary travel and keep informed of changing road and weather conditions.

For up to date road closures and cautions across the Northern Rivers visit myroadinfo.com.au

 


Update, Tuesday December 15, 8.30am

The following roads are CLOSED due to FLOODING:

  • Boundary Road @ Marom Creek
  • Friday Hut Road @ Emigrant Creek
  • Friday Hut Road @ Skinners Creek (Kirklands Crossing)
  • Gap Road, Alstonville (Bruxner Highway end)
  • Houghlahans Creek Road @ Tooheys Mill Road
  • Houghlahans Creek Road Causeways
  • Lindendale Road @ Marom Creek
  • Pearces Creek Hall Road @ Pearces Creek

Water is over the following roads, please proceed with CAUTION:

  • Dalwood Road @ Youngmans Creek
  • Old Bangalow Road to George Street, Tintenbar
  • Ross Lane @ Deadmans Creek
  • Tamarind Drive between North Creek Road and Cumbalum Interchange
  • Teven Road @ B&B Timbers
  • Watsons Lane @ Emigrant Creek.

River Drive, Empire Vale – reduced to one lane

Due to bank erosion, River Drive near 394 is reduced to one lane with traffic lights. Council will undertake restoration works as soon as possible.

Road conditions, in both urban and rural areas, can change very quickly as water levels continue to rise. King tides hits its peak at 9.38am this morning. Please delay unnecessary travel and keep informed of changing road and weather conditions.

For up to date road closures and cautions across the Northern Rivers visit myroadinfo.com.au


Update, Tuesday December 15, 7am

Council crews are inspecting roads after last night’s downpour.
Updates will be made to MyRoadInfo.com.au as crews inspect the network.

The following roads are CLOSED due to FLOODING:

  • Friday Hut Road @ Emigrant Creek
  • Friday Hut Road @ Skinners Creek (Kirklands Crossing)
  • Houghlahans Creek Road @ Tooheys Mill Road
  • Houghlahans Creek Road Causeways
  • Lindendale Road @ Marom Creek
  • Pearces Creek Hall Road @ Pearces Creek
  • Watsons Lane @ Emigrant Creek.

Water is over the following roads, please proceed with CAUTION:

  • Boundary Road @ Marom Creek
  • Dalwood Road @ Youngmans Creek
  • Old Bangalow Road to George Street, Tintenbar
  • Ross Lane @ Deadmans Creek
  • Tamarind Drive between North Creek Road and Cumbalum Interchange
  • Teven Road @ B&B Timbers.

River Drive, Empire Vale – reduced to one lane

Due to bank erosion, River Drive near 394 is reduced to one lane with traffic lights. Council will undertake restoration works as soon as possible.

Road conditions, in both urban and rural areas, can change very quickly as water levels increase and the king tide hits its peak at 9.38am this morning. Please delay unnecessary travel and keep informed of changing road and weather conditions.

For up to date road closures and cautions across the Northern Rivers visit myroadinfo.com.au


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