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Flood Ready H E R B E RT R I V E R Height at Gairloch Bridge

Probable Effect

4.1

Water onto deck of Gairloch Bridge (*Site 1)

8.0

Water over Ingham-Halifax Road at Halifax Washaway – Road access between Halifax and Ingham is cut off through either Four Mile or Cordelia roads (*Site 2)

9.1

Water onto deck of Anabranch Bridge (*Site 3)

9.2

Water starts to flow through Palm Creek, Ingham (*Site 4)

9.6

Water 0.3m deep on Anabranch Bridge – Access to Halifax from Bruce Highway at Ripple Creek is closed (*Site 6)

9.7

Water over Bruce Highway at Gairloch Washaway – Highway between Ingham & Cardwell is closed (*Site 5)

10.7 – 11.4

Water starts to flow over Herbert Street, Townsville Road immediately south of Ingham, Halifax Road and Bruce Highway at floodway south of Kingsbury Creek. Highway north & south of Ingham is closed

12.2 – 12.6

Major flood level, causing severe traffic disruptions and residential evacuations in Ingham and surrounds – Higher ground is located at (*Site 7) Can accommodate car parking needs.

This table is intended to be indicative only. Some variation in the relationships given here would be expected from flood to flood depending on factors such as rate of rise of flood, duration of flood, flood volume, river geometry and vegetation. In areas downstream of the Gairloch Bridge, the probable effect stated above may occur some time after the peak is reached at the Gairloch Bridge. *Please refer to Locality Plan on back of leaflet for site locations.

(Dec 05)


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FLOOD READY SHIRE OF HINCHINBROOK QUEENSLAND

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