• Tuntable Creek Road - Road Closure (21 April 2024)

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    Tuntable Creek Road - Road Closure (21 April 2024)

    Tuntable Creek Road between Rose Road and Beardow Road will be closed at 3pm today until further notice due to significant rainfall.

    We apologise for the short notice and thank the community for their understanding.

    Live Traffic Information
    https://www.livetraffic.com/incident-details/174116

  • Blue Knob Road - Landslip Works (Apr 2024)

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    Council wishes to advise of upcoming works at two sites on Blue Knob Road. The works will occur for approximately 12 months, from 24 April 2024, subject to weather conditions.

    The road will remain open on a single lane basis under stop go traffic control to have minimal impact on residents. Motorists will be notified of road changes via roadside signage and updated through www.livetraffic.com. There will be no impact to Emergency services vehicles. Please adhere to all road signs and directions from any traffic controllers and ensure extra care is taken around workers on foot.

    We apologise in advance for any disruptions you may experience while we carry out this essential work.

    What are the works?
    Following the February 2022 natural disaster, Blue Knob Road suffered extensive damage. Funding has now been secured for restoration works on the two land slips on the below map.
    Further Information
    Should you wish to contact us directly with any questions or comments, or register your contact details to receive updates, please call (02) 6625 0500 or email floodrecoveryroadsbridges@lismore.nsw.gov.au and include the title ‘Blue Knob Road – April 2024 Update.’

  • Oakey Creek Road - Temporary Landslip Repairs (Apr 2024)

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    Council wishes to advise of upcoming works on Oakey Creek Road. The temporary land slip repair works will occur for approximately two to four weeks, from early May 2024 subject to weather conditions.

    The road will remain open but with works completed under stop/go, traffic control to have minimal impact on residents. Motorists will be notified of road changes via roadside signage and updated through www.livetraffic.com. There will be no impact to Emergency services vehicles. Please adhere to all road signs and directions from any traffic controllers and ensure extra care is taken around workers on foot.

    We apologise in advance for any disruptions you may experience while we carry out this essential work.

    What are the works?
    Following the February 2022 natural disaster, Oakey Creek Road suffered extensive damage. Funding has now been secured for temporary land slip repair works identified on the map below.

    Further Information
    Should you wish to contact us directly with any questions or comments, or register your contact details to receive updates, please call (02) 6625 0500 or email floodrecoveryroadsbridges@lismore.nsw.gov.au and include the title ‘Oakey Creek Road – April 2024 Update.’

  • Dorroughby Road - Maintenance Works (Apr 2024)

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    Council wishes to advise that maintenance works on Dorroughby Road will require a temporary road change. The works will involve single lane traffic control of the road for from 18 April, for approximately two weeks, subject to change pending weather conditions.

    Road changes are required around the works zone identified on the section in the figure below. The works zone is located approximately 500 meters from the Dorroughby Road/Corndale Road intersection, between 791 Corndale Road and 65 Dorroughby Road.

    Emergency services vehicles will be accommodated. Please adhere to all road closed signs and directions from any traffic controllers.


    Further Information
    We apologise in advance for any disruptions you may experience while we carry out this essential work. Should you wish to contact us directly with any questions or comments, or register your contact details to receive updates, please call (02) 6625 0500 or email floodrecoveryroadsbridges@lismore.nsw.gov.au and include the title ‘Dorroughby Road – Apr 2024 Update.’

  • Magellan Street - Guardrail Works (Apr 2024)

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    Please note:

    The works for Magellan Street have been delayed. We will notify of commencement dates when reschedule. Thank you to the community for your patience and understanding during these works.



    Council wishes to advise of on going works on Magellan Street.
    Motorists will be notified of any road changes via roadside signage. There will be no impact to Emergency services vehicles. Please adhere to all road signs and directions from any traffic controllers and ensure extra care is taken around workers on foot.

    We apologise in advance for any disruptions you may experience while we carry out this essential work.

    What are the works?
    Funding was successfully secured for guardrail installation on several roads throughout the Lismore Shire. New guardrails will be installed on Magellan Street in the location identified on the map below.

    Further Information
    Should you wish to contact us directly with any questions or comments, or register your contact details to receive updates, please call (02) 6625 0500 or email floodrecoveryroadsbridges@lismore.nsw.gov.au and include the title ‘Magellan Street – March 2024 Update.’

  • Tuntable Creek Road - Reopened (5 April 2024)

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    Tuntable Creek Road – Road Open (5 April 2024)

    Tuntable Creek Road has reopened, 2pm 5 April 2024, after the shutdown due to rainfall. We apologise to the community for the inconvenience caused and delays in travelling alternative routes.

    As the site has not had its permanent repair designed and constructed, a management plan is in place which requires visual inspections, geotechnical instrument readings, surveying monitoring, rain records and photograph evidence.

    In the event of rainfall exceeding our trigger level or other significant changes the temporary track will be closed again at short notice.

    Please contact floodrecoveryroadsbridges@lismore.nsw.gov.au with the subject ‘Tuntable Creek Road notification list’ to register your contact details to receive updates.

    We also have an SMS notification list you can join, simply email your mobile number and name to be added with the subject Tuntable Creek Road SMS List.

    To receive updates on Tuntable Creek Road and any other flood restoration roads, please register your contact details via our notification list form.

  • Tuntable Creek Road - Road Closure (4 April 2024)

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    Tuntable Creek Road - Road Closure (4 April 2024)

    Tuntable Creek Road between Rose Road and Beardow Road will be closed at 11:00am today until further notice due to significant rainfall.

    We apologise for the short notice and thank the community for their understanding.

    Live Traffic Information
    https://www.livetraffic.com/incident-details/174116

  • Flood Restoration - Roads & Bridges Update (Mar 2024)

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    ROADS & BRIDGES FLOOD RESTORATION PROJECT UPDATE

    Please note, several road and bridge projects progressing concurrently, below are updates for some projects progressing this month. Please check the 'Projects By Name' and select the road name for latest updates. Additionally, if there is a road you would like specific flood restoration updates on, please register your contact details via our notification list form.


    COMPLETED WORKS
    Black Road
    Temporary repair works were completed on Black Road to restore access to properties for residents. This involved importing some additional rock, stabilising the current structure with no fines concrete, and adding some additional surface material to ensure the crossing remains trafficable while the design for a new structure is under way.


    Dorroughby Road
    The Dorroughby Road landslip restoration project is now completed with motorists excitingly driving the stretch over road in mid-March. The works involved stabilising the landslip embankment, installing drainage, and constructing a new road pavement. We would like to thank the community for their patience during the construction and the positive feedback we have received from road users who are enjoying this new section of the road.

    Industry Drive
    During March work crews constructed a gabion wall to improve drainage prevent future erosion on Industry Drive. The works were completed under the watchful eye of nearby preschool children, who demonstrated great anticipation at the fence each day as they watched eagerly what the machinery would do next. A highlight for our crews as they witnessed the children’s smiling faces observing the works. Thank you to the local community for your support during these works.

    Johnston Road
    Works are now complete on a storm water outlet on Johnston Road. These works included reinstating the rock erosion protection and the concrete around the top of the precast headwall.

    Road Maintenance Works - Gwynne Road, Stony Chute Road & Tuntable Falls Road
    A busy month for our maintenance crews with staff inspecting and providing maintenance on many roads throughout the region. After listening to community concerns Gwynne Road, Stony Chute Road and Tuntable Falls Road were added as priority maintenance works. To improve road conditions, crews provided pothole repairs on Stony Chute Road and Tuntable Falls Road along with light grading and filling potholes for the sealed section of Gwynne Road.


    CURRENT WORKS
    Crofton Road
    Road pavement restoration works have commenced on Crofton Road for the locations identified below. The works will occur for approximately two to three months, subject to weather conditions. The road will remain open under traffic control to have minimal impact on residents, please allow extra time for delays.


    Newton Drive
    Works have commenced on several minor upslope landslips and a single pipe culvert. Works will involve scaling of boulders and the clearing and reformation of a table drain to return the road to pre-existing condition. Works will be completed under traffic control and will have minimal impact on the residents in this area.

    Nimbin Road
    Works are progressing on Nimbin Road at the site near Shipway Road. During the past month, on the southbound lane, work crews have removed the asphalt and base material along with reshaping and installing drainage. The road pavement was also constructed, compacted, and rolled along the full width of the road. Following this, the steel barriers on top of the retaining wall were installed, allowing the traffic to shift back to the northbound lane. Next month, works are scheduled to construction drainage along the retaining wall and complete placement of the road base layers along the full width of the road. This will be followed by sealing and asphalting along the full width of the road, installing guardrails and construction of the gabion basket wall extension ready for the anticipated opening on the road in May.


    Milgate Road
    Works have commenced on Milgate Road involving road surface and drainage repairs.


    Rogerson Road
    The team are continuing to implement the appropriate protocols to ensure the safety of juvenile micro bats. Through successful collaboration with environmental professionals this protected species will be temporary relocated. This will allow the pups to complete their growth cycle during the breeding season and reduce their risk in maturing. We will provide further update when available. Thank you to the community for your patience and understanding.

    Rosebank Road
    Landslip restorations are underway at Rosebank Road. The works involve reinstating the property access track and restoring the batter and table drain along the road edge.


    Terania Creek – Bridge Updates
    The Terania Creek bridge project is underway for bridge 1, 2 and 3. The bridge approaches and guard rail footings are completed for bridge 1. During early March, work crews will commence final concrete works and installation of lateral restrain brackets for bridge 3.

    Tuntable Creek Road
    During March, maintenance works were completed on Tuntable Creek Road from Young Road heading back down the hill approximately 500m. These works involved reshaping of table drains, slashing and minor landslip remediation.


    Upper Tuntable Falls Road
    Works are underway on two landslip sites on Upper Tuntable Falls Road located near the Tuntable Falls Primary School. During the past month, a site office was established and works commenced to reinstate the existing open drains. Temporary ramps were also constructed to allow trucks entry to the slip area. The works are expected to take 6-8 weeks weather permitting.


    Zouch Road
    Priority works have commenced for Zouch Road. This will involve with a light grade and repairs to the road surface.


    FUTURE WORKS
    Gwynne Road
    Gwynne Road is currently out to design; the design will take approximately one month. After this, the project will go to tender with work will be starting on the road in approximately 8 weeks.

    Magellan Street
    New guardrails will be installed on Magellan Street in the location identified on the map below during April. The road will remain open with works completed under single lane traffic control to have minimal impact on road users.

  • Crofton Road - Pavement Works (Mar 2024)

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    Council wishes to advise of upcoming works on Crofton Road. The works will occur for approximately two to three months, from 2 April 2024, subject to weather conditions.

    The road will remain open with works completed under traffic control to have minimal impact on residents, please allow extra time for delays. Motorists will be notified of road changes via roadside signage and updated through www.livetraffic.com. There will be no impact to Emergency services vehicles. Please adhere to all road signs and directions from any traffic controllers.

    What are the works?
    Following the February 2022 natural disaster, Crofton Road suffered extensive damage. Funding has now been secured for road pavement restoration works on the locations identified below.



    Further Information
    Should you wish to contact us directly with any questions or comments, or register your contact details to receive updates, please call (02) 6625 0500 or email floodrecoveryroadsbridges@lismore.nsw.gov.au and include the title ‘Crofton Road – March 2024 Update.’

    We apologise in advance for any disruptions you may experience while we carry out this essential work.

  • Newton Road - Minor Landslip & Culvert Works (Mar 2024)

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    Council wishes to advise of upcoming works on Newton Drive. The works will occur for approximately six to eight weeks, from 2 April 2024, subject to weather conditions.

    The road will remain open with works completed under traffic control to have minimal impact on residents. Motorists will be notified of road changes via roadside signage and updated through www.livetraffic.com. There will be no impact to Emergency services vehicles. We apologise in advance for any disruptions you may experience while we carry out this essential work.

    What are the works?
    Following the February 2022 natural disaster, Newton Drive suffered extensive damage. Funding has now been secured for restoration works for several minor landslips and a single pipe culvert identified on the below map. Works will involve scaling of boulders and the clearing and reformation of a table drain to return the road to pre-existing condition.

    Further Information
    Should you wish to contact us directly with any questions or comments, or register your contact details to receive updates, please call (02) 6625 0500 or email floodrecoveryroadsbridges@lismore.nsw.gov.au and include the title ‘Newton Drive – Mar 2024 Update.’

    We apologise in advance for any disruptions you may experience while we carry out this essential work.