Flooding south of Geraldton; Road Closures Alert

COMMUNITY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Road closures for Mid West region

March 16, 2015

Following Tropical Cyclone Olwyn last week, flooding has caused several road closures in the Mid West region.

The City of Greater Geraldton would like to advise residents that the convict bridge on McCartney Road in Greenough is closed and those travelling from the west side of the Convict Bridge will need to exit via the S-Bend on Brand Highway. This will be assessed this afternoon and updates will be provided. 

The following roads are also currently closed to traffic:

·         Ramsay Road 

·         Minninooka Road 

·         Arthur Road 

·         Ellendale Road 

·         Evans Road 

·         Hamersley Road 

·         Edwards Road 

·         West Bank Road 

·         Phillips Road 

·         McCartney Road West

Authorities wish to advise that water is expected to breach the Walkaway Bridge which will close the Walkaway Townsite. Updates will be provided throughout the day. 

 

Mark set these pics in. 

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Christine shared this one of Evans Rd Walkaway.  

Christine shared this one of Evans Rd Walkaway.  

Kevin shared this one.  

Kevin shared this one.  

Kevin shared this one.  

Kevin shared this one.  

Mark shared this one around 10:40am saying water is still rising quickly.  

Mark shared this one around 10:40am saying water is still rising quickly.