Road To Close To Remove Trees
Scarborough Road, Sumner, is to be closed for several hours
on Thursday and Friday this week so that damaged trees can
The work is urgent as the trees pose a
They can be removed with a crane only
and the use of a crane means the road will have to be closed
from 9.30am until 2pm each day.
The Christchurch City
Council’s City Streets Unit’s Maintenance Team Leader,
Richard Bailey, said the Council would normally inform
residents by a letter but there is not time to do so in the
He said residents would have to make
travel arrangements outside the hours of closure.
six big macracarpa and gums trees and stumps needed to be
removed for safety sake, he said.
The trees were among
thousands damaged in the storm on 12 October.
information can be obtained by calling 372 2840 or 389
Further information: Richard Bailey: 371
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