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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 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.

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