Council facilities closed because of rain

UPDATE JANUARY 29: A number of Gladstone Regional Council facilities remain closed after last week's rain.

Gladstone Lions Park remains closed due to flooding over the playground's softfall material, which is now unsafe for use.

Pincham Park at Mount Larcom also is still closed because of flooding.

Air Sea Rescue Park at Seventeen Seventy is open again.

It was closed after a shade structure was damaged at the playground.

Calliope River Camping Ground south side also is open.

The north side also is open and accessible.

Millennium Esplanade at Tannum Sands is open, but because some areas were previously under water, caution is still recommended.

JANUARY 23: As well as road closures, a number of facilities and recreational areas are closed because of this week's rain.

The Baffle Creek Waste Transfer Station is closed due to flooding. It will re-open once safe access is available.

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Gladstone Lions Park is closed due to flooding over the playground's softfall material, which is now unsafe for use.

Pincham Park, Mount Larcom is closed due to flooding.

Air Sea Rescue Park at Seventeen Seventy is closed due to shade structure damage at the playground.

Calliope River Camping Ground south side is closed due to flooding. The boom gates are closed to prevent vehicular access. The north side remains open and accessible.

Millennium Esplanade at Tannum Sands is open but there are large areas under water, so caution is recommended.

Council will undertake a further inspection tomorrow morning.

The Gladstone Marina Bridge is closed to vessels due to a lifting mechanism problem.

Council plans to close the road access across the bridge from 9am on Friday for a couple of hours to assess the cause of the issue.

The alternative access via Alf O'Rourke Drive is open for access to the Marina Parklands.

The Gladstone Aquatic Centre and Mt Larcom Swimming Pool were closed on Thursday but are expected to have usual operating hours on Friday, (weather permitting).

Riverston Bay, Boynedale Bush Camp and all walking trails around the Lake Awoonga recreational area are closed until further notice.



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