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SCIRT traffic update - week starting 8 September, 2014

SCIRT traffic update - week starting 8 September, 2014

http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/article/scirt-traffic-update-week-starting-8-september-2014

GOOD NEWS – roads reopening
Keyes Road/ Bowhill Road, North New Brighton, intersection – reopening
This intersection opens this weekend, 6 and 7 September. Thanks to residents and business owners. Two more weeks minor work but traffic back to normal.

Barbadoes St (one-way south) – south of Bealey ready to reopen
Barbadoes St is ready to reopen 8 September south of the Barbadoes St cemetery/ Melrose St with tarsealing completed, road markings being painted on.

Moorhouse Ave - eastbound lanes reopening (see below).

KEY AREAS – changing or new traffic management
Linwood: Aldwins Road/ Edmond St intersection – plan for delays near Linwood College
SCIRT’s Fletcher team is working in the intersection of Aldwins Road and Edmond St from Friday, 5 September, for up to a week. This will cause delays. The crew will be working in the turning bay so Aldwins Road will be reduced to one lane either side of the work area.

The turning bay will be closed to both north and south turning traffic as well. (See map below.)

North Linwood/ Wainoni: Kerrs Road one way
From Monday, Kerrs Road, which connects Woodham Road to Wainoni Road, will be northbound only for a month from Wildwood Ave (one block north of Woodham). Southbound traffic will be detoured onto Pannell and Wildwood Aves back onto Kerrs Road. Dunarnan St will be blocked at Kerrs Road intersection. Work in the roundabout at Woodham Road will follow this segment of work. Work notice: http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/5531

Antigua and St Asaph St intersection (near Hagley Park/ Christchurch Hospital) reopening
Work is moving out of this intersection, onto the lateral connections on Antigua St, (including the new Metro Sports Facility). Antigua will be closed between St Asaph St and Halkett St for one week. See the Stage Two map on this work notice. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/5497

Moorhouse Ave/ central city – eastbound restrictions finishing, westbound ongoing
Moorhouse Ave’s eastbound lanes will be fully reopened from 8 September or earlier/end of this week. The work in the westbound lanes between Durham and Antigua has three or four more weeks to go.

Durham St South pinch point South City
Durham St South, near the entrance to South City, will be one lane around Winchcombe St for one week.

Durham St/ Moorhouse intersection: Please take care around the Durham St overbridge intersection with Moorhouse. The left-turning lane onto Durham St overbridge is the slip-lane down the side of the overbridge/ past Harvey Norman.

CBD map for this week: Go to Map, top of page at www.tfc.govt.nz
Check www.tfc.govt.nz for central city summaries/ travel tips.

OTHER CENTRAL CITY ONGOING WORK
Manchester St – southbound Salisbury to Hereford
The northbound closure on Manchester St is extending over the river to Salisbury St and south to Hereford St for roading and wastewater work to early December. Intersections may be closed temporarily as work goes through each intersection. From Oxford Terrace to Hereford St, (McConnell Dowell’s work), replacing the wastewater main pipe and lateral to businesses, will support the redevelopment of Manchester St into a boulevard and the Eastern Frame.

Manchester St - Moorhouse to Dundas reduced lanes
If you are turning into Manchester St from Moorhouse Avenue, be aware there are reduced lanes. Best access into Pak ‘n Save is off Moorhouse Ave . Dundas/ Manchester intersection one lane, one way.

If you are coming into New Regent St or Cathedral Junction (which runs from Gloucester St through to Worcester St, along the tram tracks), use Manchester St.

St Asaph Street between Madras/ CPIT corner and Colombo St
St Asaph St has reduced lanes through this block.

Kilmore St
Kilmore St has lane closures between Madras and Colombo Streets for road reconstruction and storm water repairs, up until December.

Madras Street (one-way north)
Madras Street is reduced to one lane in more than one place between Moorhouse and Bealey Ave. Expect delays.

OUTSIDE THE FOUR AVES
Linwood: Aldwins Road/ Edmond St intersection – plan for delays near Linwood College
SCIRT’s Fletcher team is working in the intersection of Aldwins Road and Edmond St from Friday, 5 September, for up to a week. This will cause delays. The crew will be working in the turning bay so Aldwins Road will be reduced to one lane either side of the work area.

The turning bay will be closed to both north and south turning traffic as well.

North Linwood/ Wainoni: Kerrs Road one way
From Monday, Kerrs Road, which connects Woodham Road to Wainoni Road, will be northbound only for a month from Wildwood Ave (one block north of Woodham). Southbound traffic will be detoured onto Pannell and Wildwood Aves back onto Kerrs Road. Dunarnan St will be blocked at Kerrs Road intersection. Work in the roundabout at Woodham Road will follow this segment of work. Work notice: http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/5531

North Avon Road, Richmond, road closed
North Avon Road is closed to traffic between North Parade and Petrie St for another week.

Aranui/ Wainoni update – switched traffic direction on Breezes Road Monday
• Shortland St, between Wainoni and Pages Roads, is one-way east ie towards Pages.

• Breezes Road is switching direction to northbound between Pages and Rowses Roads from Monday, 8 September. The detour route is Shortland St and Marlow Road. (We had thought this was happening earlier - sorry.)
• Fletcher’s work from Rowses Road to Cuthberts Road and back towards Dyers Road will have traffic lights installed in two stages to enable two-way traffic.

Bromley – Maces and Breezes Roads
Maces Road, north of Bromley Road up to Wickham St, is getting a new wastewater main and lateral pipes to homes/businesses over the next six weeks. There will be a temporary road closure, affecting a handful of properties at a time. One detour route is along Bromley Road, Keighleys Road, Korora and Hay Streets, Ruru Road to Maces. The other is along Wickham/ Tanya and Newtown Streets. (SCIRT’s Downer team)

Breezes Rd, between Maces Road and Keighleys Road, has a road closure in place until the end of week - 12 September. (SCIRT’s Fletcher team)

UPCOMING – 22 September
Riccarton/ Ilam – Kahu Road traffic closure for eight weeks
Kahu Road (Kotare St, Kahu Road, Kilmarnock St one continuum) closed for eight weeks for the brick arched bridge outside Christchurch Boys’ High to be repaired. More details week of 8 September. Electronic signs are advertising this as of 8 September near the work site.

ENDS

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