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Update of conditions

Update of conditions from the Christchurch City Council

· Christchurch City Council services are back to normal

· Apart from the Summit Road, all roads in the city will have been opened by 7.30am. Staff have been working on the road ploughs on the hill suburbs throughout the night. Dyers Pass road will be gritted and will be open by 7.30am. Road staff have also put grit on the other side of the hill road

· The Summit Road is closed and is likely to remain closed all day

· Some minor hill roads still have snow on them and drivers are urged to exercise care

· There is ice on some roads and again drivers must exercise extreme care

· The old Waimakariri Bridge has been gritted because of ice

· In the central city pedestrians are also urged to take care as conditions are slushy

· Refuse and recyclables put out for collection yesterday will be collected as normal next Monday

· It is a miserable morning so take care and keep warm.

ENDS

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