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SCIRT traffic update - week starting 6 October, 2014

SCIRT traffic update - week starting 6 October, 2014


New traffic management – city and suburbs

Aranui – new one-way traffic systems, several streets

• Carters Road, one-way towards Breezes Road.

• Woodlands Place, one-way towards Breezes Road.

• Guernsey St, one-way southbound from Rowses Road towards St Heliers Crescent.

• St Heliers Crescent, one-way system due to start Monday 6 October.

• Cuthberts Road, between Breezes Road and Nugent St, one-way system westbound from Breezes Road.

Addington / Middleton / Tower Junction – a year of work, starting Whiteleigh Ave

Read our work notice for this major block of wastewater and storm water work about to start on some busy roads to the south and west of Hagley Park. Fulton Hogan is aiming to have the first part of this work done before Cup and Show Week in November. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/5528

Crews are starting work on Whiteleigh Ave around 6 October. This first segment of work south of Show Place should take about two weeks, during the day. Work in the intersections - Blenheim/ Whiteleigh, Whiteleigh/Lincoln and across to Wrights/ Lincoln Roads – will be restricted to weekends. This is a busy area of the city at weekends as well as during the week. Businesses and travellers should expect some disruption. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/5691

To stay up-to-date on this large work programme, sign up for the emailed newsletter, put Addington in the subject line and emailrebuildinfo@fultonhogan.com

St Albans - Bealey Ave – lane drop for west bound traffic

SCIRT’s Fletcher team is renewing the fresh water pipes on Bealey Ave from Churchill to Barbadoes and from Madras to Manchester for the next month. Drivers travelling west from Fitzgerald Ave may have delays with one lane and the road shoulder out of use. Pedestrians might have to cross the street for a safe footpath. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/5671

Huntsbury - Centaurus Road/ Wilsons Road roundabout not a roundabout for two days

Monday and Tuesday, 6 and 7 October, school holiday work doing the remainder of work and two small sections of road resurfacing in this roundabout. City Care’s team will work outside 25 Wilsons Road and two areas of the roundabout, effectively making each side one-way.

• Drivers will be able to travel east along Wilsons Road onto Centaurus Road east-bound.

• Drivers will be able to travel west along Centaurus Road but no access to Wilsons Road.

• Centaurus Road west side of the roundabout will be blocked as well as the Armstrong Ave and Albert Terrace right hand turns.


Moorhouse Ave, between Colombo and Antigua Streets

The left/ westbound lane is down on Moorhouse Ave between Colombo and Antigua.

St David Street, loop street connecting Montreal St to Moorhouse Ave

St David St will be open mid-week, around 8 October.

Winchcombe, Welles, Southwark, Allen Streets - all open.

Walker St - closed at the Durham St end.

Montreal St - one lane past the Downer work site between Walker and Wilmer Streets (south of St Asaph, north of Moorhouse), repairing storm water pipes for another fortnight.

CBD map for this week http://www.tfc.govt.nz/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/CTOC-3-Oct.pdf

Check www.tfc.govt.nz for central city summaries/ travel tips.

ONGOING WORK – suburbs

Aranui/ Wainoni – closure at intersection Pages and Breezes Roads

Breezes Road will be closed north of Pages Road intersection for the new wastewater vacuum main to be installed. This work is taking place 24 hours a day until late October. Read the work notice for detour routes and stages. Two-way traffic will be maintained on Pages Road. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/5626

Aranui - new one-way changes – see top of this list, “New traffic management.”

Riccarton/ Ilam – Kahu Road traffic closure/side street access to Riccarton House

Kahu Road (the link between Kotare St near the university/ Medbury Boys School corner and Kilmarnock St/Hagley Park) has been closed until mid November for the brick arched bridge outside Christchurch Boys’ High to be repaired. Crews are being double-shifted six days a week to speed up this project.

Drivers can still drive into the grounds of Riccarton House via Titoki St to get to the Riccarton Bistro and the weekend markets. The alternative routes are marked on the Straven Road intersections.http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/article/riccarton-house-bistro-and-christchurch-farmers-market-alive-and-well-use-the-side-streets

Ferrymead - Humphreys Drive/ Linwood Ave – night work, detour, good progress

The team working on roading along Humphreys Drive to Ferrymead bridge will be moving onto Ferry Road Sunday, 12 October. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/article/night-work-humphreys-drive-ferrymead-with-detour-six-weeks

Wainoni - Kerrs Rd

Kerrs Road between Wildwood Ave and the Pannell Ave/ Wainoni Rd intersection, will be one-way heading north as early as Monday, 6 October. Southbound motorists will be detoured via Pannell Ave and Wildwood Ave. Delays have been due to ground conditions on the detour route.

Wainoni/ Aranui - Shortland St, between Wainoni and Pages Roads

Shortland St is now reopened to two-way traffic. It will now be a detour route for City Care's work. Motorists are advised to drive to the conditions/slowly as the road will have loose stones.

Fendalton - Poynder Ave

Poynder Ave, between Garden Road and Rossall St, is closing to through traffic. Connecting streets Garden Road and Wairarapa Tce also remain closed. McConnell Dowell is carrying out a major upgrade of the city's main wastewater system.

Shirley - Emmett St

Emmett St, between Orontes St and Acheson Ave, is closing in stages through October. One crew will begin work at the Acheson Ave intersection and another at the Orion St intersection.

Shirley - Hills Road

Hill Road at the intersection with Whitehall St, will be reduced to one-lane. Access will be maintained for northbound traffic (travelling towards Marshland Rd). Motorists heading south towards the city will be detoured via surrounding streets (Dawe, Skipton and Acheson Ave).

St Albans - Springfield Road, between Radnor and Kinloch

Two months work on Springfield Road and adjoining Radnor, Kinloch and Albany Streets. Major wastewater network repairs by SCIRT’s Fletcher team. Temporary road closures. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/5609

Aranui/ Wainoni – expect delays Cuthberts Road

Cuthberts Road work is in progress so please expect delays along this road between now and the end of this year. Wastewater chambers of vacuum systems are being installed and new pipes. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/5523

Bromley - lift stations Maces Road and Wickham St

New wastewater lift stations are being installed on Maces Road and Wickham St. Two-way traffic using traffic lights will be used on Maces Road but one way on Wickham St.

Aranui - Rowan Ave

This progressive road closure is currently underway on Rowan Ave, between Pages Road and Esk Place. This closure will progress into Rowses Road, Esk Place and Leonie Place in due course. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/work/activity/5563


Ferrymead – Ferry Road, Sunday, 12 October

The team working on roading along Humphreys Drive to Ferrymead bridge will be moving onto Ferry Road, Sunday, 12 October. http://strongerchristchurch.govt.nz/article/night-work-humphreys-drive-ferrymead-with-detour-six-weeks

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