Repairs to flood damaged roads, bridges and causeways

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We've assessed over 600 pieces of infrastructure damaged in the February 2022 floods including:

  • Roads
  • Bridges
  • Causeways
  • Guardrails.

The cost of repair and reconstruction works is estimated to be more than $300 million.

We've bundled the 600 pieces of infrastructure needing repair into 42 separate funding applications that have been submitted to the State and Federal Governments.

Flood projects – applications submitted for approval

The following projects are awaiting disaster funding approval:

  • Coopers Lane and Coopers Creek Road.
  • Coopers Shoot and Picadilly Hill Roads.
  • Huonbrook Road major landslip.
  • Landslips at various locations including Johnsons Road, Huonbrook Road, Goonengerry Road (one slip approved, one to be approved), Possum Shoot Road, St Helena Road, Left Bank Road (one approved, two to be approved), Monet Drive, Main Arm Road (two approved, one to be approved), and Pocket Road (one approved, three to be approved). 
  • Main Arm Causeways 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13 and two culverts near Coolamon Creek (near 1363 and 1427 Main Arm Road).
  • Main Arm Road between Main Arm Upper Public School and Motts Road (Upper Main Arm).
  • Palmwoods Road causeways 1, 2 and 3.
  • The Pocket Road.
  • Upper Wilsons Creek roads. 
  • Wilsons Creek Road.
  • Gravel re-sheeting of Mill Road, Wanganui Road, Waltons Road, Frasers Road and Charltons Road.

Flood works projects with approved funding

Below is a list of projects with approved disaster funding. 

Links to projects where more significant repairs are currently underway are also provided. 

  • Johnsons Road causeways (two) and culverts (two).
  • Bridge and guardrail replacement program for Booyong, Donaghys, Jubilee Avenue, Keys, Palmwoods, Pioneer, Repentance Creek and O’Mearas bridges.
  • Gravel re-sheeting on Kennedys Lane, Cedarvale Road, Durrumbul Road, Riverside Drive, The Saddle Road, Jones Road and Huonbrook Road.
  • Five landslips at various locations including Goonengerry Road (one slip approved, one to be approved), Left Bank Road (one approved, two to be approved), Main Arm Road (two approved, one to be approved), Pocket Road (one approved, three to be approved).
  • Left Bank Road culverts and causeways.
  • Mullumbimby Road repair.
  • Sherrys Bridge embankment repair.
  • Upper Huonbrook drainage.
  • Beatties Creek causeway.