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The King tide will cause some minor flooding on Ballina Shire’s roads over the coming days. Photo supplied

Minor flooding will take place on some of Ballina Shire’s roads over the coming days as the King tides once again impact the low-lying areas of the town. 

‘Ballina Shire Council is encouraging motorists to drive safely over the coming days with king tides leading to minor flooding of some local roads,’ they said in a media statement.

‘Where possible, motorists, motorcyclists, pedestrians and cyclists should avoid affected roadways. Motorists are reminded the tides will be occurring during the evening, 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 livetraffic.com or telephone Ballina Shire Council on 1300 864 444


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