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SCIRT traffic update 28 February and first week of March

SCIRT traffic update 28 February and first week of March, 2014

Central city changes

• Barbadoes St is down to one lane south of St Asaph from 28 February/ first week of March for two weeks.

• Manchester St is southbound only from Tuam to St Asaph from Tuesday, 4 March.

• Madras St, near CPIT, down to one lane around the trench outside Countdown Supermarket from 3 March for two weeks.

• St Asaph St between Fitzgerald Ave and Colombo St – seven weeks pipe-lining, manhole to manhole, which will reduce traffic lanes. Expect turning restrictions at intersections.

• Armagh St between Manchester and Madras St closed to traffic for three weeks.

• No left turn onto Park Terrace from Kilmore St for just a few days.

• Park Terrace will be one-way southbound, Kilmore to Armagh, from Monday 3 March with no right turn from Kilmore Street. Detour from Monday is via Montreal St and Bealey Ave.

Recommended cross town routes

• Hereford St is clear for week of 3 March – good route into the CBD off Fitzgerald Ave.

• Take Montreal St if northbound.

• Take Fitzgerald Ave if southbound.

• Bealey Ave and Moorhouse Ave are both good for east-west travel, although expect lane drops in some parts of north side of Bealey Ave, east of Papanui Road, with some intersections closed off.

South-east side of the city

Ferry Road – one-way, city-bound only from Fitzgerald Ave to Barbadoes St. Note, traffic management is changing frequently in this area around Jade Stadium – check www.transportforchristchurch.govt.nz for updates.

• SCIRT’s City Care team is installing pressure wastewater mains on Ferry Road between Lancaster St (near the stadium) and Fitzgerald Ave for six weeks from 3 March. Parking will be reduced on the street.

Moorhouse Ave from Fitzgerald Ave to Lancaster St is receiving roading and stormwater repairs by City Care currently, with Lancaster St and Ferry Road the next stage.

St Asaph St between Fitzgerald Ave and Colombo St – seven weeks pipe-lining, manhole to manhole, which will reduce traffic lanes. Expect turning restrictions at intersections.

Ellerslie Flower Show, open to Sunday, 2 March, Hagley Park

• Park Terrace is one-way, southbound only from Kilmore to Armagh St.

• This is the driving map link. http://www.ellerslieflowershow.co.nz/pdf/Ellerslie-Travel-Map.pdf

• Harper Ave (through Hagley Park from Bealey Ave towards Fendalton Road ) is a main way into the North Hagley Park parking area.

Check the TransportforChristchurch website for daily updates in the central city http://www.transportforchristchurch.govt.nz/daily-roading-updates/

Latest map showing best routes to use. http://www.transportforchristchurch.govt.nz/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Press-Map-Adobe-File-PDF-376x280-Traveller-Info-Press-ad-1st-March.pdf

Outside the Four Aves

Brougham Street work this weekend – from Saturday evening, 1 March, to early Monday.

• The two westbound traffic lanes of Brougham St (heading towards the city) will be closed between Waltham and Opawa Roads. Drivers will be channelled to the other side of Brougham Street to allow two way traffic.

• Wilsons Road will be closed at the Brougham St/Wilsons Road intersection with a detour via Fifield Terrace and Ensors Road.

• There will be no left hand turn from Opawa Road onto the city-bound lane of Brougham St.

• One lane will be freed up for Sunday on the westbound side of Brougham.

Opawa Road/ Garlands Road – four weeks work repairing the wastewater main from Opawa Road/ Brougham St intersection along Opawa Road to Grange St. At times there will be no entry to Garlands Road, city-side, off Opawa Road while work is in the intersection.

Thursday, 6 March, Somerfield - Frankleigh St, affecting Lyttelton St/ Sparks Road roundabout - one night closure

SCIRT’s City Care team needs to repair the stormwater main in Frankleigh St, east of the roundabout. Work will run overnight from 8pm Thursday when traffic volumes are small. Detours will be in place.

SCIRT on NewstalkZB

SCIRT transport planning manager Angus Bargh had a half hour with Chris Lynch on NewstalkZB recently. The lines were full.

Angus reminded listeners that people should email SCIRT with concerns - info@scirt.co.nz or phone the Council Customer Service line 941 8999 or tweet us an inquiry @SCIRT_info

You can listen into the latest chat here. http://arntrnassets.mediaspanonline.com/radio/n00/1201850/AngusBargh-25Feb14.mp3

SCIRT thanks all road users who are planning ahead, building in time, and going the extra mile for their local retailers.

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