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Road Closures – Updated 9:00am, Tuesday 1/3/2011

Road Closures – Updated 9:00am, Tuesday 1st March 2011

Temporary road closures, restrictions, and transport information. You can also view this information on a PDF map, or on the interactive map.

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Public transport

State highways

Road closures


Public transport

Limited bus services are due to resume Wednesday 2 March. Further details will be posted on metroinfo.org.nz when they become available.

State highways

Information on earthquake damage to state highways in Canterbury will be regularly updated on www.highwayinfo.govt.nz or is available by phoning 0800 44 44 49.

Road closures as at 9:00 am, Tuesday 1st March

Points to note from 09:00 am update, Tuesday 1st March 2011:

• Main Rd – Redcliffs (Cave Tce to Nayland St) is now open with temporary traffic lights in place.

• Frosts Rd, Burwood is now open.

Points to note from 00:50 am update, Tuesday 1st March 2011:

• Brougham Street is open.

• Port Hills Road is open.

• Halswell Road is open.

• Lincoln Road is open.

• Bowenvale Avenue, Cashmere is closed.

• Rhodes Park Bridge is closed.

• The Bridge Street Bridge is now open for light vehicles only. Max 3500kg.

• Bridge Street is now open to allow light traffic over the Bridge Street Bridge.

• New Brighton Road from Anzac Drive roundabout through to Locksley Ave is now open. Caution is required.

• Main Rd – Redcliffs (Cave Tce to Nayland Str) remains closed and a comprehensive detour is in place through Mt. Pleasant, Summit Rd and Evans Pass. Note there is a police presence at the intersection of Summit Rd and Evans Pass allowing only residents and emergency services.

The next scheduled update will be at approximately 10am tomorrow.

Sumner roads open

All road blocks put up today in the Sumner area have been removed with the exception of the Main Road, which will be open shortly.

The road blocks were set up due to concerns over the stability of the rock face.

Police met with Sumner residents earlier this evening. The vast majority of them will be able to return home, while the emergency services and Civil Defence are speaking with a small number, believed to be about 20 households, about the situation with regard to their homes.

“It’s business as usual in Sumner however there will be a high profile, visible policing presence in the area throughout the night and into tomorrow,” says officer in charge Inspector Malcolm Johnston.

Police Media Phone 0274 320 960

Lyttelton Tunnel

Lyttelton Tunnel is open to emergency services and residents only. Residents require a permit to enter the tunnel.

Closed roads (or road sections)

Road Name From To

Alfred St Fitzgerald Ave End of street

Antigua St Moorhouse Ave St Asaph St

Anzac Drive Wainoni Rd Dyers Rd

Ash St Poplar Ln Madras St

Avonside Drv Fitzgerald Ave/Kilmore St Stanmore Rd

Avonside Drv Torlesse Rd Wainoni Rd

Bedford Row Entire road

Bowenvale Ave Entire Rd

Bridge St Dyers Rd Estuary Rd

Cashel Mall Oxford St High St

Cashel St High St Liverpool St

Clarendon Tce Marshall St Under Brougham St overbridge

Clifton Tce From Main Rd

Colombo St Kilmore St Peterborough St

Colombo St Armagh St Gloucester St

Colombo St Welles St Hereford St

Colombo St Brougham St Moorhouse Ave

Dallington Tce McBratneys Rd Gayhurst Rd

Dundas St Colombo St Manchester St

Durham St Chester St West Peterborough St

Dyers Rd Metro Pl Roundabout

Evans Pass Rd Sumner (Town) Lyttelton (Town)

Fitzgerald Ave Kilmore St Bealey Ave

Glendevere Tce Cnr Dunkeld Lane

Hereford St 36 Oxford Tce 53 Oxford Tce

Hereford St Colombo St Liverpool St

High St Cashel St Tuam St

High St (City Mall) Hereford St Cashel St

Kilmore St Cranmer Sq Colombo St

Lichfield St Colombo St 115 Lichfield St

Liverpool St Cashel St Hereford St

Locksley Ave Entire road

Lookaway Pl Centaurus Road To end of Lookaway Pl

Main Rd, Sumner Celia St Balmoral Ln

Manchester St Tuam St Hereford St

Montreal St Brougham St Moorhouse Ave

Montreal St 275 Montreal St 290 Montreal St

Montreal St Salisbury St Peterborough St

Moorhouse Ave 386 Moorhouse Ave Gasson St

Morgans Rd Entire road

New Brighton Rd Cresswell Ave (west end) Creswell Ave (east end)

Oxford Tce Hereford St Worcester St

Park Tce Armagh St Bealey Ave

Peterborough St Colombo St 112 Peterborough St

Poplar Ln Lichfield St Tuam St

Ramahana Rd Centaurus Road Aotea Tce

Retreat Rd At Patten St

Riccarton Rd Mona Vale Ave Deans Ave

River Rd Medway St Swanns Rd

Salisbury St Park Tce Montreal St

Selwyn St Coronation St Somerset Cres

Soleares Ave McCormacks Bay Rd 28 Soleares Ave

Summit Rd Dyers Pass Rd Mt Pleasant Rd

Summit Rd Gebbies Pass Rd Dyers Pass Rd

Sumner Rd Lyttelton Evans Pass

Tunnel Rd Ferry Rd Port Hills Rd

Victoria St Durham St Nth 40 Victoria St

Victoria St Salisbury St 95 Victoria St

Wakefield Ave Nayland St Stoke St

Whitmore St Bealey Ave Hills Rd/Avolon St

Worcester St Oxford Tce Cathedral Square

Woodham Rd Kerrs Rd Pages Rd


Bridge Status Notes

Armagh Street bridge Open with restrictions Limited access

Avondale Rd bridge Closed

Blenheim Rd rail overbridge Open

Bowenvale Ave bridge Open

Bridge St bridge Open with restrictions 3500kg weight limit

Cambridge Tce/Durham St bridge Open

Colombo St @ Heathcote River (Ernlea Tce) Open

Colombo St/Cambridge Tce bridge Open with restrictions Limited access

Colombo St rail bridge (near Moorhouse Ave) Closed

Durham Street rail bridge Open with restrictions One lane open, 3500kg weight limit

Earlham St bridge Open with restrictions 30 km/h speed limit

Ensors Rd bridge Open with restrictions North approach cracked

Fendalton Rd (Deans/Harper Ave) bridge Open

Ferrymead bridge Open with restrictions Light vehicles only

Fitzgerald Ave bridge Closed

Gayhurst Rd (Gloucester St) bridge Open with restrictions 3500 kg weight limit

Harbour Rd bridge Open with restrictions 30 km/h speed limit

Harper Ave @ Carlton Mill Open

Helmores Lane bridge Closed

Kahu Rd (Christchurch Boy’s High School) Open

McCormacks Bay Rd bridge Open

Madras St/Kilmore St bridge Closed

Malcolm Ave bridge Closed

Marshland @ Lower Styx bridge Open

Martindales Rd railway bridge Closed

Montreal St/Cambridge Tce bridge Open

Moorhouse Ave/Colombo St overbridge Closed

New Brighton Rd/Horseshoe Lake Rd culvert Open with restrictions Requires further inspection

Opawa/Aynsley Rd bridge Open

Spencerville bridge (culvert) Open

Stanmore Rd bridge Open with restrictions 30 km/h speed limit

Straven Rd bridge (near Weka St) Open

Swanns Rd/Avonside Drv bridge Open

Tennyson St bridge Open

Tunnel Rd bridge Open

Old Waimak bridge Open

Wainoni bridge Open

Waltham overbridge Open


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