Ulmarra ferry out of service for repairs

UPDATE 12PM: THE Ulmarra ferry was out of action for two hours this morning to conduct repair work after a cable was damaged earlier this week.

The ferry was out of service between about 7am and 9am this morning to replace one of the two cables used to operate the ferry after it was slightly damaged during work to dredge a nearby sandbar on Wednesday.     Scheduled maintenance work which will include replacement of the other cable will be carried out on Wednesday 15 February between 9.30am and 12.30pm.

EARLIER: THE Ulmarra Ferry across the Clarence River at Ulmarra is currently out of service due to a breakdown.

Motorists planning to use this service are advised to use an alternative route and allow extra travel time.

The nearest crossings are the Summerland Way at Grafton (Grafton Bridge) to the south, and the Lawrence Ferry to the north, via Brushgrove and Woodford Dale Road.

The incident was first reported by Live Traffic NSW at 6.56am this morning. Stay tuned for updates including when the ferry can be expected to be operating back to normal.

For the latest traffic information, visit www.livetraffic.com, download Live Traffic App or call the Transport Management Centre on 132 701.



REPORT CARD: What has council done this past year?

Premium Content REPORT CARD: What has council done this past year?

Annual report released tells of everything from costs and wages to dogs and...

Everybody appearing in Grafton local court today

Premium Content Everybody appearing in Grafton local court today

Find out who's appearing in criminal court Tuesday, December 1

COURT BRIEFS: Offenders convicted in Maclean court

Premium Content COURT BRIEFS: Offenders convicted in Maclean court

From larceny and high range drink driving to possessing a prohibited drug these...