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Traffic update – from Saturday, 28 June, 2014

Traffic update – from Saturday, 28 June, 2014

Central City
Lichfield St/ Oxford Tce intersection
will have lane closures all day Saturday, 28 June, 7 am to 6 pm for pipe-lining. If you driving close to Re:Start or through the city using Durham St be aware there may be delays.

Manchester St is currently one way from the river/ Oxford Tce to Armagh St, southbound only. This work is part of a package of wastewater pipe repairs by SCIRT’s McConnell Dowell team in this area. See the work notice for a full picture. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/5061

Gloucester St work starts in the week of 30 June and will take two weeks. Gloucester St from New Regent St/ the tram tracks to Colombo will be one-way west bound only (towards Colombo). The Manchester St to New Regent St end will be two-way. For more details and stages see the work notice. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/5060

Barbadoes St (one-way south) has lane closures for final road reconstruction from the river to Melrose St/ south of Bealey Ave. This is the final stage of this infrastructure repair and will take until mid September. See work notice. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/5056

Montreal St (one-way north) – there is a lane closure from St Asaph St south to Wilmer St for the next month or so while the wastewater pipe is repaired. Two traffic lanes, but no parking. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/5053

Colombo St is reopening to traffic north and south at Tuam St from Friday, 27 June.

Madras St (one-way north) is down to one lane in several places up to Bealey Ave until late July. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/4997

Bealey Ave/Madras St intersection work is ongoing until early July. Bealey Ave stays reduced to two lanes east and westbound past Madras St during the day and down to one lane at night. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/4995

Durham St North work is ongoing until week ending 18 July, between Kilmore and Armagh Streets. This one-way south street is also down to a single lane between Salisbury St and Tuam St. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/4651

Tuam St will be back to one lane, ie reopened, between Colombo and Manchester from Monday, 30 June.

Lichfield St (one way east) now has a lane open between Manchester and Madras, through to Fitzgerald Ave.

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

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

Outside the Four Aves

Fitzgerald Ave, Richmond - From the middle of the week, Fitzgerald Ave between Alexandra St and Heywood Terrace will be reduced to one lane northbound for work in the central medium.

Sumner Main Road, between McCormacks Bay Road and Redcliffs moa cave – full closure from 3 July - Full road closure at the moa cave from Thursday, 3 July. Detours Beachville Road and Celia Street.

SCIRT delivery team Fulton Hogan is installing a new wastewater pressure main pipe on Main Road between McCormacks Bay Road and the moa cave in Redcliffs.
• Work began on Monday 23 June and is expected to take about six weeks to complete.
Drivers are asked to please watch their speed along Beachville Road and be considerate of residents.
For more information visit: http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/5036

Soleares Ave, Mt Pleasant, closed for pedestrians Monday, 30 June - SCIRT’s Fletcher team is currently using a mobile crane, installing concrete beams for the bridge structure. As a result, the footpath has to be closed on Soleares Ave, on three days including Monday, 30 June. Currently the road is closed to cars while the work is underway. The work on Soleares Ave is scheduled to be finished at the end of August.http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/4523

Aldwins Road, Phillipstown, expect delays for the week starting 30 June - Traffic heading south between Linwood Ave and Ferry Road will be reduced to one lane between Marlborough and Newcastle Streets for pipe-testing on Aldwins Road during this week.

Barrington St near Stanbury Ave, Somerfield – short-term road repair week starting 30 June on Barrington St near the pedestrian crossing. Two way traffic will be maintained but drivers please take care near this crossing.

Bromley Road, Bromley – existing road closure near the Keighleys Road intersection will continue until Wednesday 2 July, followed by a road shoulder closure and work in Cypress Reserve. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/5016

Wairarapa Tce/ Garden Road intersection closure, Fendalton - This intersection will be closed in the week starting 30 June with additional crews working to increase the speed of this new pipe installation. Garden Road residents, north of the stream, will need to access their properties via Poynder Ave or Wroxton Terrace. Wairarapa Terrace residents will need to access their properties via Garden Road, south of the stream. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/5070

Upcoming work

St Andrews Hill Road, Mt Pleasant - 7-9 July and later

SCIRT’s Downer team are currently working on retaining wall repairs on St Andrews Hill Road. For three days from Monday 7 July to Wednesday 9 July, St Andrews Hill Road will be reduced to one lane downhill only in the area of the worksite, and closed to uphill traffic. Detour routes are Port Hills Road onto Cannon Hill Crescent or Mount Pleasant Road. The road will then reopen to two way traffic for about three weeks, before being closed to uphill traffic again in early August for around three weeks.

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