All bridges are open and flood structures to return to normal Friday

Published on 03 November 2022

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๐Ÿ”” The Bureau of Meteorology REMOVED the flood warning for the Macleay River at 12.18pm Tuesday 1 November.
๐Ÿ””All flood structures will return to their regular positions on Friday as normal tidal conditions are occurring.


Bridges that cross the Macleay River upstream of Kempsey are open, except for Bellbrook Bridge. Temagog Bridge may CLOSE overnight.


๐Ÿš˜ Sherwood Bridge is OPEN
๐Ÿš˜ Turners Flat Bridge is OPEN
๐Ÿš˜ Temagog Bridge is OPEN
๐Ÿš˜ Toorooka Bridge is OPEN
๐Ÿš˜ Bellbrook Bridge is OPEN


๐Ÿš˜ No roads have been officially closed.

Please exercise caution and drive to conditions.


All flood structures will return to their regularly positions on Friday 4 November.

๐Ÿ”’ Kinchela Creek flood relief gates are OPEN
๐Ÿ”’ Belmore River flood relief gates are OPEN
๐Ÿ”’ Kinchela Creek cross over gates will OPEN Friday 4 November
๐Ÿ”’ Belmore River cross over gates will OPEN Friday 4 November
๐Ÿ”’ Christmas Creek Flood gates will OPEN Friday 4 November
๐Ÿ”’ Euroka Creek Flood gates will OPEN Friday 4 November


โ›ฝ Staff are on site and pumps are in place and operational.
โ›ฝ Groundwater levels have been trending downward since September, however recent rainfall has seen further rises in groundwater levels.
โ›ฝ Council staff will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates if conditions change.


๐Ÿ•ต๏ธ‍โ™€๏ธ Residents and visitors are urged to remain cautious on the roads for localised impacts and not attempt to drive through floodwaters or cross flooded bridges.
๐Ÿ‘‚ Council welcomes advice from residents in outlying areas regarding any concerns which may be reported to Council on 6566 3200.
๐Ÿ‘ฎ‍โ™€๏ธ For emergency help in floods and storms, call the NSW State Emergency Service on 132 500. In life-threatening situations call triple zero (000).

Further updates will be provided as required.