From the Maitland Mercury report:
A major flood evacuation route for people in central Maitland and Lorn has been listed as a high priority in the new flood study.
Maitland councillors are expected to adopt the Hunter River Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan at Tuesday’s council meeting.
The study has recommended that council and Roads and Maritime Services begin work on a feasibility study for a high-level flood evacuation route from the city, as a high priority.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Nov. 23, 2015.