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Christchurch Roads

Media advisory: 11.45am 12 June (The next update will be around 1.30pm - thanks for all the patience today).

Good morning,

Christchurch Roads:

The bottom half of Dyers Pass Road is currently open but with reports coming in that it has begun snowing a bit heavier there again, it is likely to be closed again in the near future. Hackthorne Road is still open, however. The Summit Road from the Sign of the Kiwi to Gebbies Pass remains closed.

The intersection at Wigram Road and Hayton Roads is in flooding - it will probably be closed all day. Detours are available in the area.

Banks Peninsula (change in conditions):

They have snow clearing operations underway at the top of the Purau - Port Levy Road, they are now also starting on the Akaroa Summit Road from both the Long Bay Road and SH75 ends. Snow ploughing operations will continue during the afternoon, however if any roads are doubtful at the end of the day they will be closed overnight.

There several areas of localised flooding on SH 75 between Tai Tapu and Kaituna Valley.

Otherwise all roads on the Peninsula are passable at this stage. Extreme care is advised on all roads as visibility is reduced and surface conditions deteriorate.

ChCh Metro Bus situation:

10 Cashmere: Service now operating, subject to snow conditions.
11 Westmorland: Only running to bottom of the hill.
67 Dyers Pass Road: Terminating at Thorrington shops.
81 Lincoln: Service is operating, subject to snow conditions.
520 Hornby-Burnham: Not operating.
521 Hornby-Templeton: Now operating but only to township as buses can't
turn at Madison's Road.
R Rangiora: Not operating - terminating at Belfast.

All other bus services are running as normal.

Event and Council Park cancellations:

The Groynes is closed today and the New Brighton Walk'n'Talk has been cancelled.
I will send further information as it comes to hand.


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