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King tides to bring salt water over Ballina roads

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Ballina Shire Council is encouraging motorists to drive safely over the coming days with king tides leading 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 mornings, and that salt water may also affect maintenance of vehicle and bodywork.

Roads likely to be affected by king tides and saltwater flooding in Ballina include: Tamar Street; Riverside Drive and River Street and Burns Point Ferry Road, West Ballina; North Creek Road and Southern Cross Drive, North Ballina; Uralba Road, Uralba; Old Bangalow Road, Tintenbar, and; Tamarind Dr, Cumbalum

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


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