Roads closed in Richmond Valley and Kyogle LGAs

ABOVE: A ute and trailer getting craned out of floodwater on Summerland Way today. Photo: NSW Roads

Heavy rain is affecting roads. If you’re driving in areas impacted by floods, take extra care, slow down and never drive through floodwaters.

Richmond Valley

Roads closed

Bungawalbin Whiporie Rd

Edenville Road (between Mahoneys Lane and Hannigans Ro)

Taylors Lane

 Tatham Ellangowan Rd (700m east of Ellangowan Rd)

Main Camp Road (at intersection with Avenue Rd)

Droneys Bridge Rd (2.1km west of Summerland Way)

Coraki Ellangowan Rd (200m east of Emu Park Rd)

Gap Rd

Swan Bay New Italy Rd

Benns Rd (about 2kms from Bruxner Hwy)

Sextonville Rd (closed at Terenty Lane)

Savilles Rd, North Casino (near Manifold Rd)

Fairy Hill Station Rd (cut between Railway and Backmede Rd and Reynolds Rd)

Hartleys Bridge Rd

Clearfield Rd (various sections washed away and water over road)

Ellangowan Rd (14.4km south of Summerland Way)

Scheilers Rd (closed at the bridge)

Mongogarie Rd (flooded near Summerland Way)

Bungabee Road (closed at Bridge)

Bucklands Bridge Rd (closed at bridge)

Elliotts Rd, Bungawalbin (water over at Myall Creek Bridge)

Queensland Rd

Reynolds Rd (near Riverina, water over road at Boltitudes Quarry)

Caution on these roads

Leeville Station Rd

Kyogle LGA

Kyogle Road will remain open today to one lane under traffic lights. The continuing wet weather has stopped work on the landslip restoration at the Cawongla range again today and the road will not be closed.

Temporary repairs to Barkers Bridge on Williams Rd were damaged and the bridge is closed.

Lions Rd is down to one lane near the Border Loop after rain at the weekend worsened an existing landslip.

The bridge crew is expected to be working on the damaged Capeen Creek Road bridge tomorrow, weather permitting.

The damaged bridge has been isolating residents at the top end of Capeen Creek since the February 28 flood.

Other roads that remain closed that have detours in place are:

Lillian Rock Rd (detour is expected to be in place long term)

Geneva Street, Kyogle (detour is expected to be in place long term)

Summerland Way is restricted to one lane of traffic at Burnetts. The single lane closure will be in place for some time.

The Bruxner Hwy continues to be restricted to one lane at two locations west of Mummulgum.

Landslips have closed one lane of the highway on the Mallanganee Range and near Rogers Road east of Tabulam. Both lane closures are expected to remain in place for some time.

LONG WAIT: Landslip repairs on Bruxner Highway could take eight weeks to fix

Caution on these roads

Boland Rd

Knights Rd

The Risk (both bridges underwater over the Richmond River)

For the latest info on major roads visit www.livetraffic.com

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