Hataitai bus tunnel closure this weekend
20 February 2013
Hataitai bus tunnel
closure this weekend
The Hataitai bus tunnel will be out
of action this Saturday 23 February, 6am to midnight, to
allow engineers to take samples to check the condition of
the tunnel and the rock around it.
The work is being done
to help assess what earthquake strengthening is required on
Buses services that usually use this route,
including the Airport Flyer, will be diverted through the Mt
Victoria tunnel and along Kent and Cambridge terraces during
the closure. The Hataitai village bus stops will be
temporarily relocated to Taurima Street and there will be no
buses stopping in Elizabeth, Brougham or Pirie streets in Mt
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