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Community Update - Stay Safe – 4:05pm 08 April 2021 Waterfall Way Open To All Traffic With Single Lane Restrictions – Myers Bluff, Thora & Newell Falls

Thursday 8 April 2021

Transport for NSW has advised that Waterfall Way has reopened this afternoon for all road users between Dorrigo and Bellingen. Road users are advised to expect potential delays as there are a number of locations operating under a single lane restriction to allow ongoing repairs at priority worksites along Waterfall Way.

Community Update - Stay Safe – 12:30pm 06 April 2021 Waterfall Way closed to all traffic – Myers Bluff, Thora

Tuesday 6 April 2021

Work crews have worked throughout the Easter long weekend to remove significant amounts of slip material from land slip sites between Dorrigo and Bellingen, with significant progress also being made towards stabilising the slopes at priority worksites along Waterfall Way.

COVID-19, Play Your Part & Stay Safe

Thursday 1 April 2021

With the recent outbreak of COVID-19 cases in Queensland’s Greater Brisbane area and the introduction of associated restrictions in the Northern Rivers areas of Byron, Tweed, Ballina and Lismore areas, it is important that we all continue to do our part to stay safe and help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Community Update - Stay Safe – 12:40pm 01 April 2021 Waterfall Way closed to all traffic – Myers Bluff, Thora

Thursday 1 April 2021

Work crews will continue to work across the Easter long weekend to clean up landslips caused by wild weather on Waterfall Way between Dorrigo and Bellingen to take advantage of the current favourable weather conditions.

Waste Facility Closures over Easter Long Weekend

Wednesday 31 March 2021

Council would like to remind the community that all waste facilities and transfer stations are closed on public holidays. All waste facilities are also closed on Tuesdays, this will result in a total of five days where all waste facilities will be closed From the 2nd to the 6th (inclusive).

Community Update - Stay Home & Stay Safe – 3.00pm 27 March 2021 Waterfall Way closed to all traffic – Myers Bluff, Thora

Saturday 27 March 2021

Bellingen Shire Council continues to focus all of its Operational resources towards managing existing closures on Waterfall Way and is working with Transport for NSW (TfNSW) to commence recovery works, subject to weather conditions and further geotechnical and environmental investigations.

Community Update - Stay Home & Stay Safe – 11.00am 26 March 2021 Waterfall Way closed to all traffic – Myers Bluff, Thora

Friday 26 March 2021

Bellingen Shire Council continues to focus all of its Operational resources towards managing existing closures on Waterfall Way and working with Transport for NSW (TfNSW) to prepare for recovery works which may commence later this week, subject to weather conditions and further geotechnical and environmental investigations....

Community Notice - Dorrigo and surrounds kerbside collection - 24 March 2021

Wednesday 24 March 2021

Bellingen Shire Council would like to advise residents of the Dorrigo and surrounds that their kerbside collection of red and green bins will now take place within the next 24-48 hours.

Community Update - Stay Home & Stay Safe – 10.30am 24 March 2021 Waterfall Way closed to all traffic – Myers Bluff, Thora

Wednesday 24 March 2021

Existing closures on Waterfall Way are extensive and Bellingen Shire Council staff continue to work with Transport for NSW (TfNSW) to prepare for recovery works which may commence later this week, subject to weather conditions and further geotechnical and environmental investigations.

Road Network Repair Challenges

Tuesday 23 March 2021

Given the increased intensity and frequency of recent flooding and severe storm events in our region, our Shire’s road network has become more vulnerable to the impacts of these type of events, and there has been a significant increase in local road network defects.

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