ABOVE: Piling works at Curtis Dip Bridge on Duck Creek Rd. Photo: Kyogle Council
Some roads in Richmond Valley are closed.
● Bungawalbin Whiporie Road – Between Neileys Lagoon Road and Moonem New Italy Road
● Avenue Road
● Coraki Ellangowan Road – Near Emu Park Road
● Short Street – corner of Short Street and Dyraaba Street
For up-to-date information on weather events, road closures and other information, visit the Richmond Valley Disaster Dashboard.
The wet weather overnight has not caused any road closures in Kyogle LGA
Kyogle Council have crews working to repair minor landslips and drainage damaged in the February-March floods on Sargents, Kyogle, Creegans, Yabbra, Gradys Creek, Lynches Creek, Iron Pot Creek, and Racecourse roads.
Once these works are completed, crews will move to Horseshoe Creek, Cawongla, Williams, Cedargetters, Warrazambil, Ghinni Ghi, Nolans, and Collins Creek roads.
Flood damage grading crews are working on Main Creek Rd, Goanna Creek Rd, Old Dyraaba Rd and Brumby Plains Rd. From there, they will move to Gradys Creek Rd, Ryans Creek Rd, Eggins Rd and Glen Rd.
Council’s construction crews are currently working on projects on the Bruxner Highway at the Mallanganee Range, Dyraaba Rd, Old Dyraaba Rd and the Clarence Way at Sandilands.
Pothole patching crews are working this week in Tabulam, Kyogle, and along the Clarence Way.
Piling has been completed and concrete work has started on new bridges being built on Capeen Creek, Duck Creek and Tunglebung Creek roads. Piling is expected to start on the new bridge being built on Green Pigeon Road in late September and the new bridge on Pines Rd in early October.
Work has started on a side track around the new bridge site on Iron Pot Creek Road.
Council’s culvert crew completed a bridge to pipes project on Ferndale Rd last week.