Youngs Crossing reopens

Published 9:28am 25 October 2022

Youngs Crossing reopens
Words by Jodie Powell

Youngs Crossing Rd at Joyner reopened this morning after Seqwater reduced controlled releases of water from North Pine Dam.

Moreton Bay Regional Council says flood waters are reducing, but residents are still advised to take extreme caution.

Six roads remain closed across the region after severe weather at the weekend.

Closed roads

Brendale: Leitchs Road Pedestrian Bridge at South Pine River

Dayboro: Glover Road at Juffs Road West

Dayboro: Lees Crossing Road

Elimbah: Old Gympie Road at Six Mile Creek

Kobble Creek: Kobble Creek Road at Pringles Road

Woodford: Old Cove Road at Blackrock Creek

Potential impact

The potential local impact of flooding in your area may include:

  • Flooding may still occur around rivers and creeks
  • River levels are reducing
  • Damage may still occur to low-lying fences, sheds and out-buildings
  • Inundation of low-lying buildings may still occur
  • Parks and reserves along the river may still be inundated
  • Vores Road at Whiteside may be closed

What you should do

  • Stay informed - monitor local conditions and be aware of the situation
  • Check your emergency plan and locate your emergency kit
  • Tune in to your emergency broadcasters: 101.5FM, 99.7FM and ABC radio 612AM
  • Flood waters are dangerous - never drive, walk or ride through floodwater
  • Floodwater can be toxic - never play or swim in floodwaters

Important contacts

  • For life threatening emergencies phone 000
  • For flood or storm assistance from the SES call 132 500
  • To contact Council call 3205 0555
  • For Council disaster management information click here
  • Find Council road closure reports here
  • Find comprehensive information about Main Roads closures here
  • For information about dam releases, call the Water Grid Release Information Hotline on 1800 613 122

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