Update - 10pm - Logan River - Macleans Bridge to Eagleby

Published: 31 Mar 2017 10:13pm

Residents along the Logan River and its tributaries between Macleans Bridge and Eagleby are expected to experience peak flooding levels in the next 24 hours as floodwaters continue to progress downstream.

The following peak times have been forecast:

* Macleans Bridge - 8pm tonight (Friday 31 March)
* Waterford Bridge – noon tomorrow (Saturday 1 April)
* Eagleby – 5pm tomorrow (Saturday 1 April)

People in areas around the Logan River and its tributaries are urged to monitor water levels in their area and move to higher ground as necessary.

Expected affected areas include parts of North Maclean, South Maclean, Munruben, Stockleigh, Jimboomba, Chambers Flat, Logan Village, Logan Reserve, Crestmead, Marsden, Kingston, Buccan, Park Ridge South, Waterford, Loganlea, Meadowbrook, Waterford, Bethania, Edens Landing, Slacks Creek, Holmview, Beenleigh,  Loganholme, Eagleby, Cornubia and Carbrook.

Further flooding of roads in these areas is likely as water levels could stay elevated for 24 to 48 hours.

Residents need to monitor their road access and leave affected areas if at risk.  Do not drive through flooded roads.  Remember – if it’s flooded forget it.

Residents unable to stay with friends or family can access the evacuation centre at Logan Metro Sports Complex, 357 Browns Plains Rd, Crestmead.

An alternative facility is available at Dauth Park and Beenleigh PCYC, Dauth Park,
20-38 Allemain St, Beenleigh.

Assistance animals can be accommodated at both facilities but any pets will be taken to Council animal care facilities by on call staff at the centres and cared for there.

Residents who need emergency assistance should contact the SES on 132 500.  In a life threatening situation call triple zero (000).