The road works continue… (I am going to be saying that a lot!)
We have maintained an active role in the road works, and have attempted to gain as much info as possible and exercise our knowledge of the road when we are talking to the various workers. Some times that pays off. Sometimes not.
Two nights ago the road works started at Site 55. This is one of the sites close to our house and adjoining our property.
The damage to Lamington National Park Rd caused by ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie is still being repaired. It has been 12 months since 400mm+ rain fell here in ‘Upper’ Cainbable.
It is now our turn to get ‘repaired’
Work is still ongoing along large parts of Lamington National Park Rd, and the DTMR and their contractors are about to start repairs on a number of sites close to our property.
Unfortunately this means we will have to pull-up some of our road plantings that are in the repair areas.
After Cyclone Debbie(March/Apr 2017) we had various areas of the road side that had been damaged. We undertook to plant many of these areas in order to strengthen them and prevent further washouts.
This was another gully needed some planting to help hold the ground in place.
Serious road works on Lamington National Park Rd(LNPR) are about to start. The road crews have started moving in and the speed limit on LNPR has been decreased – severely!
We completed our Fire Deck a few months ago, but still had some final touches to do to finish things off. We are almost there… but after the week we have just had we thought it was time to fire up the fire pit and see how everything works.
So we did 🙂
Heavy rain continued to fall through Thursday morning and we could hear and see water pouring down the mountain in lots of places.
We knew there would be more ‘damage’ to the road, and possibly to areas of our property too… so ventured out again when the rain eased.
What we have discovered over a short period of time is that the road plays a big part in water delivery and flow over our property.
So we do ‘work’ on various bits of Lamington National Park Rd which runs above Arborlon.