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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
ONGOING WORK/ CHANGES – Central City
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
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