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Traffic update – Queen’s Birthday weekend, week of 2 June

Traffic update – Queen’s Birthday weekend, week of 2 June

Work in the Central City

Bealey Avenue lane reduction – this weekend
Bealey Avenue between Barbadoes and Madras Streets will be reduced to one lane west bound from 6am Saturday 31 May until 6am Tuesday 3 June.
Wastewater replacement work is being carried out at the intersection of Bealey Avenue and Madras Street.
No right turn will be permitted from Bealey Avenue into Madras Street north while this work occurs. Alternative route west is via Kilmore Street.
Motorists are advised to expect delays on Bealey Avenue heading westbound – particularly between 11am and 3pm on both Saturday and Sunday.

Hereford Street
Hereford Street between Cambridge Terrace and Oxford Terrace is one way eastbound only. Traffic heading north along Oxford Terrace will be unable to turn left into Hereford Street.

Expect delays on these roads in peak times:
Barbadoes Street - Single lane in places between Bealey Avenue and Moorhouse Avenue.
Durham Street - Down to one lane from Kilmore Street to south of St Asaph Street.
Madras Street - Down to one lane at the St Asaph Street intersection. Madras Street will continue to be slow next week between Moorhouse Avenue and St Asaph Street. Please allow extra time or consider Fitzgerald Avenue as an alternative.

Drivers are reminded:
Use the four avenues for cross-town journeys - go around rather than through.
Fitzgerald Avenue is a reliable route for both north and southbound journeys.
Use Montreal Street for northbound travel.

More information
For more information and tips on ways to get around the Central City go to www.transportforchristchurch.govt.nz


Work outside the Four Aves

Ferry Road – night works
From Sunday 8 June there will be night works on Ferry Road at the intersection of Rutherford Street and Palinurus Road. There will be no through traffic at this intersection and several detours will be in place. Work will take place between the hours of 6pm and 6am and is expected to take approximately two weeks to complete. Read the work notice

Ferry Road one way between Nursery Road and Fitzgerald Avenue
Ferry Road (currently one way city bound between Phillips Street and Fitzgerald Avenue), will be one way city bound between Nursery Road and Fitzgerald Ave from Tuesday 3 June. This will be for approximately five weeks while storm water repairs are carried out and a pressure wastewater main is installed.

Dyers Road – night works
From Tuesday 3 June there will be night works on a small section of Dyers Road near Ti Rakau Drive. Works will take place between the hours of 7pm and 6am and is expected to take approximately three nights.

Gayhurst Road Bridge
The Gayhurst Road Bridge is closed to all motorists, detours are in place. Pedestrians and cyclists can still use the bridge until the temporary footbridge is open.

Thanks
Thank you 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 businesses.

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