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Timaru Local Roads Update // 2pm

TDC Local Roads Update // 2pm

Below is an update about local road conditions. Next update after 4.30.

Road Closures
Te Moana Rd – from 5km past Leishman Rd
Rice Rd – closed at the bridge
Andrews Stream Rd – from Tripp Settlement Rd
Keen Rd – at the ford between Woodbury and Tripp Settlement roads

Ford Closures
Omelvena Rd
Goodwin Rd
Ambler Rd
Chalmers Rd
Burnham Rd
Blandswood Rd
Orari River Rd
Keen Rd

Surface Flooding
Still minor surface flooding in rural areas and not all of it is signed, motorists need to drive with care.

Douglas St – single lane priority Give Way traffic control setup around the retaining wall collapse site, and the footpath has been closed
Rice Rd – the bridge has been damaged and closed, but the ford will be opened as soon water level falls

The current rain is widespread over the district, culverts, water tables and streams are running, but as yet there are no flooding issues.
We have crews out at present checking the critical sumps in Timaru, Temuka, Pleasant Point, and Geraldine.

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