Land­slide work goes on

Townsville Bulletin - - News -

ROAD crews are con­tin­u­ing to clear de­bris from a sec­tion of road on Alexan­der Drive at Bingil Bay near Mis­sion Beach af­ter a mas­sive land­slide. Cas­sowary Coast Re­gional Coun­cil work­ers have cleared about 3000 cu­bic me­tres of dirt and rock from a 40m sec­tion of road. The work was stopped by rain mid­way through last week but started up again over the week­end. Driv­ers are be­ing ad­vised to use the al­ter­na­tive route to and from Bingil Bay, via Mis­sion Beach Rd and Bingil Bay Rd. The coun­cil will ap­ply to the Queens­land Re­con­struc­tion Au­thor­ity for nat­u­ral disas­ter fund­ing.

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