Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Traffic update - school holidays/ANZAC weekend 2014

Traffic update - school holidays/ANZAC weekend 2014


Please bear in mind this week and next are the school holidays so watch out for cyclists and pedestrians. Major routes should be less congested.

New work


Barbadoes St down to one lane south of Bealey Ave
Barbadoes St will be down to one lane south of Bealey Ave to the river from 28 April. Work on the bridge near the cemetery will also keep this road one lane only into June.

Ferry Road one way
Ferry Road from Phillips St/ Lancaster St to Fitzgerald Ave, will be one-way, city-bound only from Monday, 28 April for about three weeks, while the pressure wastewater pipe is installed. Detour routes east bound will be marked. Read the work notice for details.

Bealey Ave at Manchester St, one lane at weekend, update Sherborne
Bealey Ave will be one lane only at the Manchester St intersection for eastbound drivers this weekend. Originally it was planned for this to happen Thursday, 24 April, but bad weather has changed that plan.

• Sherborne St is now open to two-way traffic.

• Manchester St is now closed, to both north and southbound drivers, between Bealey Ave and Purchas St, for the rest of the works at this intersection (until early May).

• Bealey Ave will be one lane eastbound for this Saturday morning, 26 April, from 7.30am.


Oxford Terrace between Montreal and Durham, one lane for a week
Oxford Terrace, one of the accessways to Lichfield St and the Re:START Mall/ Metro bus exchange will be reduced to one lane for a week from Monday 28 April, between Montreal and Durham Streets. This work is taking place during the school holidays while traffic volumes are low.

Innes Road, Mairehau, one-way, early next week
Innes Road will be one-way, towards Hills Road, between Nancy and Kensington Aves one day early next week. Traffic coming towards Cranford St will be detoured onto Philpotts Road, Knowles St, Nancy Ave and back onto Innes Road.

Briggs Road, Mairehau
Briggs Road will be one-way, eastbound only, for several weeks from 28 April. Clearbrook Street will be closed to traffic for wastewater work by SCIRT's McConnell Dowell team. The detour for westbound drivers will be via Quinns Road, Orcades and Emmett Streets.

Clarendon Terrace, Woolston (Brougham to Marshall St) road closure
From Monday 28 April, this short stretch of Clarendon Terrace will be closed for roading work for about six weeks.

Opawa Road (Hawford Road to Richardson Terrace) one-way for three months
Opawa Road will be eastbound only from Wednesday, 30 April for about three months, between Hawford Road and Richardson Terrace/Ford Road. The detour route for westbound traffic will be along Brougham St.

Gayhurst Road bridge/ update on Avondale
Work is starting next week (28 April) on the temporary foot/cycling bridge which will be in place before the Gayhurst Road bridge is closed and demolished. Gayhurst Road bridge can only be closed once Avondale bridge is reopened. Asphalt was laid on New Brighton Road 23 April. Once the pedestrian island is reinstated, the bridge will be ready to open.

Breezes Road, Avondale
Road repairs will start at the intersection of Avondale and Breezes Roads on Monday, 28 April. Motorists heading east towards Wainoni Road will be detoured via Niven and Eglinton Streets for about four days. More work will follow.

Thanks
Thanks to everyone for being patient as SCIRT crews make progress city-wide, and to everyone who continues to go the extra mile to support their local retailers.

Tips on ways to get around the central city
http://www.transportforchristchurch.govt.nz/cbd-available-routes-map/

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell:
On Winston Peters’ Latest Bout Of Immigrant Bashing

So in the latest 3News-Reid Research poll, New Zealand First and the Conservatives have been the big winners. It is only one poll, but rather than cannibalising each other’s vote, Colin Craig and Winston Peters do seem to be managing to find the room to co-exist...

Poll fixation though, is a symptom of horse race journalism. To date, the focus has been on the poll numbers for New Zealand First – at 6.3% in this latest poll – and the power that this puts in Peters’ hands. Few are questioning how he’s got to this happy place, and what it says about the mood of the electorate. Yet as sure as night follows day, Winston Peters is once again peddling bile at the immigrants in our midst. More>>

 

Parliament Today:

Collins 'Misinterprets Media Reports': "Too Compromised To Remain Justice Minister"

Bizarre claims by Judith Collins this morning that she had been cleared of inappropriate behaviour by the Privacy Commissioner demonstrates she is too compromised to remain Justice Minister, Labour MP Grant Robertson says. More>>

ALSO:

Labour On Climate Change: Focus On The Now For The Future

A Labour Government will put in place a comprehensive climate change strategy focusing on both mitigation and adaptation, establish an independent Climate Commission and implement carbon budgeting, says Labour Climate Change spokesperson Moana Mackey. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On National’s Housing Assistance Plan

So, as many as 90,000 people could derive some benefit from National’s housing assistance plans for low and middle-income earners... Yet in reality, the benefits seem likely to be insignificant, and they will be skewed towards those at the top end of the income group that’s supposedly the target. More>>

ALSO:

Election Data Consortium: National’s Worst Case Scenario At Stage One?

A month out from the general election and ipredict traders are still forecasting National’s vote to slip below current polling levels and there is potential for it to fall further. More>>

ALSO:

From The Scoop Video Archive: PM Says SIS "Told Me" About OIA Release

In a press conference immediately following an controversial OIA release of notes on an SIS briefing to then Labour leader Phil Goff, Key said "at that point [Tucker] told me he'd release it ...". Since the release of Nicky Hager's 'Dirty Politics' Key has denied being personally informed and said references by officials to 'the PM' being told briefed referred to his office. He now says the same about his own statement. More>>

ALSO:

  • Scoop Video in the news - New questions over Key claims | NZ Herald News - Stuff.co.nz
  • Earlier - Felix Marwick: Laying out facts over SIS documents - Newstalk ZB
  • Labour - Director’s letter contradicts Key’s claims
  • ACT - The Letter - 26 days to go
  • TV3 Video - Housing issue nudges Dirty Politics aside - David Cunliffe: Key's SIS explanation 'defies belief' - SIS leak came from Key's Office - Goff - Key 'categorically denies' Slater OIA discussion - Video: Key faces more Dirty Politics questions

  • TVNZ - Winston Peters: ‘Dirty Politics' is a new low
  • The Nation - Debate Between Grant Robertson And Russel Norman
  • NZ First - “The Words Mean What I Say They Mean”
  • Schools, PPTA Sign Up: Primary Teachers And Principals Vote Down Govt Plan

    Teachers and principals have voted overwhelmingly against the Government’s controversial “Investing in Educational Success” policy, including proposed highly-paid principal and teacher roles. More>>

    ALSO:

    Gordon Campbell: On The Usual Round Of Mud Slinging And Name-Calling

    This week gave an interesting example of how hard it is to untangle the reality from the slanging matches. The issue that emerged early this week could hardly be more important. Does the government intend to cut spending in health, education and on the environment if re-elected, or not? More>>

    Earlier:

    Electionresults.co.nz: National and NZ First Rise in Roy Morgan Poll

    National has bounced back in the latest Roy Morgan Poll but the big winner has been New Zealand First who rise to their highest level of support since September 2013. More>>

    ALSO:

    Get More From Scoop

     

    LATEST HEADLINES

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Regional
    Search Scoop  
     
     
    Powered by Vodafone
    NZ independent news