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Many roads still off limits in the Lismore Shire

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Massive landslip on Tuntable Creek Road, near the junction with Rose Road. 12 March 2022. Photo David Lowe.

As the clean-up continues across the Northern Rivers many roads are still a long way from being ready for traffic owing to significant damage from floodwaters and landslides.

Lismore City Council crews are working to ensure our roads are safe, however, it will take time and Council is asking for the community’s patience.

It’s important not to travel on these roads as they are often unsafe and any unnecessary traffic makes it even harder for local residents.

Council asks that you always drive to conditions and follow all instructions.

Many roads in the Lismore Shire are still impassable or only accessible for locals.

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  1. I don’t understand how Tuntable Creek Road is not listed but is in the opening picture. Friends on that road who are cut off for the rest of the year will be getting a walked in delivery tomorrow morning of seedlings, medication and food. While this situation is no one’s fault, it is dire.

  2. The whole story lists all the roads so far including Tuntable Creek Rd. I live out near Drake and there is 3 slips on Mallangenee Mt, Bruxner Hwy west of Casino. So everyone please try and be patient as the workers and many volenteers are working hard on all places affected and there are many.


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