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MyRoadsInfo was updated on Wednesday 26 April 2017 with the latest information on flood damage to our roads network.

Council has identified 1200 works items across the shire’s road network that need to be repaired or remediated following the flood of 1 April. The estimated damages bill to date is approaching $20 million.

The current status of the roads is:

  • Cudgera Creek Road. One lane access both ends but closed in the middle due to landslip.
  • Mount Warning Road. National Park closed. No access. Council will start work on Monday 22 May (weather permitting) and the road will close to all vehicles past house 224 for 48 hours. Residents will be advised of the two-day and night closure by letter.
  • Tumbulgum Road, Murwillumbah. Major upgrade between Sunnyside Lane and Old Ferry Road, Murwillumbah, from Monday 13 February for six months. Pedestrians and cyclists can still pass through section with care but all vehicular traffic will be diverted around the site.

  • Booka Road, Upper Crystal Creek. Only larger vehicles can get through road at second culvert, plus landslip. Crews have finished the temporary repair. Further ermanent work to follow.
  • Brays Creek Road, Brays Creek. Landslip between Tyalgum Road and Pumpenbil Road.
  • Clothiers Creek Road weight limit 4.5t. Road open to traffic however between Norths Lane and Condor Place has a weight limit of 4.5 tonne applies due to slip damage. Heavy vehicles need to use alternate routes. This area is under temporary traffic lights.
  • Doon Doon Road, Doon Doon. One lane traffic flow at first bridge due to bridge abutment scour.
  • Garden of Eden Road, Tomewin. Road is open to local traffic to the Queensland border.
  • Glengarrie Road, Glengarrie. Landslip.
  • Hogans Road, Bilambil. Open with one-lane access. Temporary traffic lights in place.
  • Jekyll Bridge over Pirch Creek, Kyogle Road. Open however there is rough road surface damage so drive with caution.
  • Kirbys Road, Limpinwood. Landslip.
  • Kyogle Road. Trafficable but drive with caution.
  • Meadows Place, Uki. Caution large potholes.
  • Midjinbil Road, Doon Doon. Caution one-lane flow to 4WD only. Landslip and bridge approaches and culverts washed out.
  • Swifts Road Tyalgum. Cul-de-sac road washed out.
  • Tomewin Road, Kynnumboon. Open. Top landslips have been cleared but drive with caution.
  • Tweed Valley Way at Greenhills, South Murwillumbah. One lane open. Temporary repairs complete with temporary traffic lights in place.
  • Tyalgum Road, Tyalgum at Rocky Cutting. Please use caution due to extensive damage. Temporary traffic lights are in place.
  • Upper Crystal Creek Road, Upper Crystal Creek. Caution road washed out at the end of the road and caution required at the creek crossing.

  • Airfield Avenue, Murwillumbah. Road reconstruction. Traffic control in place. Please follow directional signage and expect delays.
  • Clothiers Creek Road, Clothiers Creek. Blackspot Programme to realign curve between the Pacific Motorway and Wallum Court. One lane flows under stop slow flagmen. Expect short delays.
  • Fraser Drive, Banora Point (between Parkes Lane and Glen Ayr Drive). Limited delays associated with the construction of a subdivision. Stop slow flagmen in place. One-lane flow. This is not a TSC project.
  • Fraser Drive, Tweed Heads South. Traffic control in place for roadworks associated with a subdevelopment between Vintage Lakes Drive and Acacia Street, Tweed Heads South. This is not a TSC project.
  • Henry Lawson Drive, Terranora (between Coach Road and Tennis Courts). Stop slow flagmen to allow one-lane traffic flow with limited delays.
  • Moolau Avenue, Tweed Heads. Road reconstruction. Traffic control in place, please follow directional signage.
  • Palmvale Road, Palmvale. Roadworks to replace culvert. Please follow directional signage.

Road closures and road works

Tweed Shire Council is responsible for all public roads within the shire except the Pacific Motorway, which is the responsibility of Roads and Maritime Services (telephone 131 700).

Council maintains its roads and roadside reserves within the limits of its budget and resources.

To report a pothole to a road or damage to a footpath, please see Report a Problem or Contact Council.
Last Updated: 19 May 2017