Wet Weather – Impacted Roads and Council Services: Ballina Shire

Wet Weather - Impacted Roads and Council Services

A number of extra roads have been closed. Our crew is continuing inspections across our road network and will update MyRoadInfo as they inspect. For the most current road status info visit MyRoadInfo.com.au

As night falls its best to stay at home as It can be difficult to see water over roads at night. If people must venture out please drive to the conditions and DO NOT drive or walk through floodwaters. Be aware of changing conditions in your local area and where you plan to drive to.

CLOSED DUE TO FLOODWATERS:

  • Boundary Road @ Marom Creek
  • Eltham Road @ Maguires Creek Bridge
  • Friday Hut Road @ Emigrant Creek (Kirklands Crossing)
  • Friday Hut Road @ Emigrant Crossing
  • Houghlahans Creek Road Causeways
  • Lindendale Road @ Marom Creek
  • Pearces Creek Hall Road @ Pearces Creek
  • Watson’s Lane @ Emigrant Creek

CAUTIONS OVER RURAL ROADS:

  • Dalwood Road @ Gum Creek Weir
  • Deadmans Creek @ Cumbalum
  • Fernleigh Road @ Tea House
  • Marom Creek Road @ Gum Creek
  • Old Bangalow Road downstream from Tintenbar Road to Tamarind Drive
  • Old Bangalow Road to George Street, Tintenbar
  • Ross Lane @ Deadmans Creek
  • Tamarind Drive between North Ck Road and Cumbalum Interchange
  • Tamarind Drive Roundabout @ Cumbalum Interchange

COUNCIL SERVICES

The Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is open. Please contact airlines for flight information. Flights may be delayed to due weather impacts at other airports.

Burns Point Ferry is operating. Please exercise caution when driving on and off the ferry. Interestingly, the ferry gauge collected 60mm between 8am and 9am this morning.

For emergency help in floods and storms call the SES on 132 500.

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


UPDATE 1.30PM SUNDAY 21 MARCH 2021

COUNCIL SERVICES

There are limited services at Ballina Waste Management Centre (WMC) due to heavy rainfall. Please avoid visiting the WMC today, Sunday 21 March 2021.

The Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is open. Please contact airlines for flight information. Flights may be delayed to due weather impacts at other airports.

Burns Point Ferry is operating. Please exercise caution when driving on and off the ferry. Interestingly, the ferry gauge collected 60mm between 8am and 9am this morning.

IMPACTED ROADS

Our crew is continuing inspections across our road network and will update MyRoadInfo as they inspect. Note: this post is published at a point in time. For the most current road status info visit MyRoadInfo.com.au

CLOSED DUE TO FLOODWATERS:

  • Friday Hut Road @ Emigrant Creek (Kirklands Crossing)
  • Friday Hut Road @ Emigrant Crossing
  • Houghlahans Creek Road Causeways
  • Pearces Creek Hall Road @ Pearces Creek

CAUTIONS OVER RURAL ROADS:

  • Boundary Road @ Marom Creek
  • Dalwood Road @ Gum Creek Weir
  • Deadmans Creek @ Cumbalum
  • Lindendale Road @ Marom Creek
  • Old Bangalow Road downstream from Tintenbar Road to Tamarind Drive
  • Old Bangalow Road to George Street, Tintenbar
  • Ross Lane @ Deadmans Creek
  • Watsons Lane @ Emigrant Creek

Please stay at home if you can. If you must venue out drive to the conditions – AND DO NOT drive or walk through floodwaters. Be aware of changing conditions in your local area and where you plan to travel.

For emergency help in floods and storms call the SES on 132 500.

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


UPDATE 9.45AM SUNDAY 21 MARCH 2021

COUNCIL SERVICES

Limited services at Ballina Waste Management Centre (WMC) due to heavy rainfall. Please delay visiting the WMC today, Sunday 21 March 2021.

The Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is open. Please contact airlines for flight information. Flights may be delayed to due weather impacts at other airports.

IMPACTED ROADS

With this morning’s heavy rainfall there is water over some urban roads:

  • River Street near Bunnings
  • Horizon Drive, West Ballina
  • Westland Drive, West Ballina.

Currently the following rural roads are impacted, please proceed with CAUTION:

  • Boundary Road @ Marom Creek
  • Dalwood Road @ Gum Creek Weir
  • Houghlahans Creek Road Causeways
  • Lindendale Road @ Marom Creek
  • Watsons Lane @ Emigrant Creek

We encourage you to stay safe and drive to the conditions. Please stay at home if you can. But if you must venture out – DO NOT drive or walk through flood waters.

Our crew are regularly checking roads across our shire and signposting flooded roads. Not all urban roads can be signposted – so be aware of changing conditions in your local area.

For emergency help in floods and storms call the SES on 132 500.

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

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