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Changes Continue In Grafton Gully

Changes Continue In Grafton Gully

Work is progressing well on the Grafton Gully project with major changes coming up in the area. Changes that will affect motorists over the coming week are outlined below.

Upcoming closures:

Grafton Road on-ramp and SH16 connection from the Port (heading onto the Northwestern Motorway) – CLOSED – from 8pm Friday 19 to 6am Monday 22 September. Alternative routes will be clearly signposted.

Wellesley Street off-ramp (northbound heading into the city) - CLOSED from 7am on Saturday 20 until 7pm Sunday 21 September.

The Strand/ Ronayne Street intersection:

Work is taking place on The Strand/ Ronayne Street intersection in the lower Gully area, Monday to Saturday from 7am to 7pm. The following traffic movements are restricted:

No right turn from The Strand into Ronayne Street.

No right turn from Ronayne Street into The Strand.

All other traffic movements are possible; however, there may be delays as capacity through the area is reduced. Southbound traffic heading along The Strand will be most affected with only one southbound lane open.

The work forms part of the major changes being made to the road layout of the area including The Strand/Ronayne Street, The Strand/Parnell Rise and Stanley Street/Beach Road intersections.

Motorists are asked to use alternative routes where possible.

Pedestrians should take care and be aware of restrictions to footpaths and changes to intersections.

Temporary cones and barriers are in place throughout work areas.

Grafton Road/Stanley Street intersection:

Over the last six weeks, services work on sewer and storm-water lines has been undertaken at the Grafton Road/Stanley Street intersection.

This work will be completed by Sunday (21 September). All traffic movements, including access to the motorway, will continue to be maintained.

Transit thanks residents and road users for their understanding during this time.

Project information centre: corner of Stanley Street and Alten Road, Grafton, 8.30am – 5.30pm, weekdays.

Phone 0800 ToFreeflow (0800 863 733) or www.transit.govt.nz

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