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Traffic update – week of 16 June, 2014

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Traffic update – week of 16 June, 2014

Central City

Expect delays at peak hours on or near these city streets

• Madras St (one-way north, off Moorhouse Ave) is down to one lane in several places up to Bealey Ave.

• Tuam St is closed to traffic from Colombo St to Manchester St until about 21 June.

• Barbadoes St (one-way south) is down to a single lane in places between Bealey Ave and Moorhouse Ave.

• Durham Street North is down to a single lane between Salisbury St and Moorhouse Ave.

Bealey Ave/Madras St intersection
Bealey Ave is reduced to two lanes east and westbound past Madras St during the day, and down to one lane at night.

St Asaph St/Montreal St intersection
St Asaph St will be reduced to one lane at the Montreal St intersection from next week. Two lanes of traffic flow will be maintained on Montreal St, however expect delays at peak times.

Tips

• Use the four avenues for cross-town journeys - go around rather than through.

• Fitzgerald Ave is a reliable route for north and southbound journeys.

• Check the Transport for Christchurch website, or watch CTV News for daily updates. http://www.transportforchristchurch.govt.nz/daily-roading-updates


Work outside the Four Aves

Wilsons Road - between Centaurus Road roundabout and Koromiko St
The one-way system heading north towards the city in place between the Centaurus Road roundabout and Koromiko St is expected to remain in place until approximately18 June. A detour is in place via Gamblins Road or Koromiko St onto Centaurus Road.


Upcoming work

Main Road – Redcliffs
Work is coming up on Main Road between McCormacks Bay Road and the Redcliffs moa cave to install a new wastewater pressure main.

This work is expected to begin early July, exact dates will be confirmed before works begin. This work is expected to take approximately six weeks to complete.

Stages of this work will involve a lane closure and a temporary road closure along Main Road. There will be detours in place via Celia Street and Beachville Road.


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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