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Road May Be Closed

Because of a bad safety record the Christchurch City Council may close the end of Hawkins Road at the intersection with Marshland Road.

But before any decision is made, the Council is holding a public meeting to discuss the proposal to close the road.

The intersection of Hawkins Road, Lower Styx Road and Marshland Road has a poor safety record with nine injury and six non-injury crashed reported in the past five years.

Alterations to the intersection have been proposed to address the safety issues.

The Shirley-Papanui Community Board is seeking public views on the proposal and wants residents to attend the meeting in the Ouruhia Hall on Wednesday 29 November at 7.30pm.

Further information: Papanui Service Centre: 352 8117.


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