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Clearing and stabilising mountain roads a complex task for council crews | Manning River Times

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With more than 100 landslides across the region since the flood disaster in March, clearing and stabilising mountain roads has become a major part of the flood recovery process for MidCoast Council crews. Damaged pavement is also keeping council’s patching crews busier than ever. MidCoast Council’s director of infrastructure and engineering Rob Scott said working through damage of this scale is a multi-faceted process. “While our patching work is highly visible, coordinating the major work that needs to be done across our mountain roads can take months,” Mr Scott said. “We had more than 40 landslips on one road – that’s what we’re dealing with – so once we were able to get past one slip, we were cut off by another, and…



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