Flood repairs and clean-up begins in City of Logan

This is a photograph of repairs to Boxer Avenue, Shailer Park
Work starts on repairs to Boxer Avenue in Shailer Park.

Logan City Council has today finished construction of a temporary vehicle access
track in a flood-damaged Shailer Park street.

The pathway for residents was opened this afternoon after Boxer Avenue was closed on Sunday following extensive damage from run-off in this week’s major rain event.

Water was pumped out of a broken stormwater pipe beneath Boxer Avenue yesterday to allow work to begin on the temporary access track yesterday morning.

Three vehicles stuck on the damaged street have been removed.

Council will continue to support residents as further repairs take place on the street.

Flood peaks in the Logan and Albert rivers have now passed through City of Logan.

Levels in all waterways are steady or falling.

Some flood-affected roads have re-opened. A list of roads still closed is available on Council’s Disaster Dashboard at Disaster Dashboard

Remember – If It’s Flooded, Forget It!

The Logan Disaster Coordination Centre was today closed but Council’s will continue to monitor the situation in flood-impacted suburbs over the weekend.

The community is urged to take care as floodwaters recede.

Council recommends avoiding contact with floodwaters for up to five days after heavy rainfall due to potential risks from bacteria carried into waterways from runoff.

To report potholes and other damage please call Council’s Customer Service on 3412 3412.

Any residents from inundated properties requiring assistance can contact Council online at Flood Impacts

State Emergency Service (SES) crews from Logan have also been assisting with the flood emergency in New South Wales over the past week.

A team of 10 SES members travelled with equipment including flood boats and a storm damage trailer to Port Macquarie to assist with the evacuation of residents by

They also helped to repair a number of homes.

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