Roads across the entire local government area have had significant damage during the flood event.
Lismore City Council crews are working hard to ensure our roads are safe, however, it will take time and the council asks for the community's patience.
The following is a snapshot of some of the most significant damage to local roads, with the council to issue further updates on other road works being undertaken.
Tuntable Falls Road, Tuntable Falls - 2 x landslips cleared 3km from Gungas Road. Road has been cleared however works will be ongoing under traffic control (OPEN)
Terania Creek Road, Terania Ck - Landslip approx. 8km from The Channon shop. An initial inspection has been carried out however will require further geotechnical investigation to determine the permanent solution (Local residents only - no heavy vehicles allowed)
Black Road, Terania Ck - Causeway washed out. Temporary repair works underway (CLOSED)
Ross Road, Terania Ck - Significant pavement damage. Temporary repair works will commence 23 March (CLOSED)
Wallace Road, The Channon - Landslip approximately 1.2km from Tuntable Creek Road. An initial inspection has been carried out however will require further geotechnical investigation to determine the permanent solution (LOCAL RESIDENTS ONLY - NO HEAVY VEHICLES)
Koonorigan Road, Koonorigan - Landslip approximately 500m from Nimbin Road. An initial inspection has been carried out however will require further geotechnical investigation to determine the permanent solution (CLOSED)
Keerong Road, Keerong - Culvert washout near Dudgeon Road. Bridge design in progress (CLOSED)
Gungas Road, Nimbin (gravel) - Road significantly damaged, 4x4 access only. LCC roads and water crews are currently working with Defence Forces in this area (LOCAL RESIDENTS ONLY - 4x4 ACCESS)
Nimbin Road, Nimbin - Landslip between Stony Chute Road and Nimbin Town. Geotechnical investigation works have been complete (One lane closed)
Keerong Road, Pinchon Road and Keerong Bridge Road at Keerong have had an emergency grade due to the expected increase in traffic. Further damages on these roads will be repaired at a later date
Mountain Top Road, Mountain Top - Major landslip near 143 Mountain Top Road (CLOSED to through traffic)
Oakey Creek Road, Georgica - Major landslips - (CLOSED - local residents access only)
These road closures and conditions are under regular review and will be updated accordingly. Over the coming weeks Lismore City Council will commence further geotechnical investigations which will involve drilling and in some areas the installation of geotechnical monitoring devices
Please always drive to conditions and follow all instructions. Roads are closed because they pose a serious danger to motorists and to reduce the risk of further damage.
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