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SCIRT traffic update: Week starting Monday, 7 December, 2015

SCIRT traffic update: Week starting Monday, 7 December, 2015

Moorhouse Ave overbridge U-turn

SCIRT’s Downer delivery team has been working on the bridge repair since February.

SCIRT Downer site traffic management superviser, Bob Guthrie, donned his Santa suit on Thursday to welcome traffic into the newly-opened Moorhouse Avenue overbridge U-turn.

Wainoni Rd

• Aranui commuters please allow more travelling time while Wainoni Rd is one-way for two weeks from Wednesday 2 December until mid-December.

Idris Rd - roadworks until the end of January 2016

Last chance to win free tickets to SCIRT World Buskers Festival

SCIRT has launched a competition to give away free tickets to Christchurch residents to next January’s SCIRT World Buskers Festival.
SCIRT Executive General Manager, Ian Campbell, says it’s a way the organisation can directly thank the people of Christchurch for their support over the past four years. The entry form is at www.scirt.co.nz.

Shirley Rd – Short detour for 3 months

Shirley Rd commuters travelling eastwards towards The Palms shopping centre will be detoured through Emmett St, Orontes St and Quinns Rd back onto Shirley Rd.

Main Routes -works underway so expect delays during peak times and consider other routes.

Barbadoes St is one-way southbound between Bealey Ave and Canon St and due to be uplifted at the end of this week.

Papanui Rd, near the Holly Rd intersection, has traffic restrictions for about 3 weeks. Two-way traffic is maintained with bus lane closures. Please look out for cyclists and pedestrians.

Marshland Rd between 123 Marshland Rd and Hammersley Ave is being resealed. The intersection of Marshland and Joy St will be closed for 2 weeks from Monday 23 November. Please use Pagoda St to enter/exit Joy St.

Ferry Rd has works at several sites between Ensors Rd and Tilford St until mid- December. Two-way traffic is maintained and there are temporary lane shifts and shoulder closures.

Hereford St between Manchester St and Madras St is closed to west bound traffic and there will be no entry into Liverpool St from Hereford and no left turn into Hereford from Madras for another week.

•Moorhouse Ave Bridge is down to one lane each way for the duration of the repair project. Traffic going east in the slip lane will now be able to U-turn under the bridge to reach the Harvey Norman Centre.

Please take extra care around this busy area as SCIRT installs a new resilient vacuum wastewater system for this community. See the Aranui map for bus routes and detours.

• The eastern end of Wainoni Rd will be one way for about 2 weeks and citybound traffic will be diverted into Hampshire St, Basingstoke Street, Portsmouth St and back onto Wainoni Rd for essential wastewater works in the area. (see map at the top of Traffic Update).
Rowses Rd is one way from Breezes Rd to Rowan Ave until February 2016.
Orrick Cres is one-way between Wainoni Rd and Cowes St for northbound traffic.
Carisbrooke St has a progressive road closure, starting at number 20 heading north towards Soberton St until 18 December.
The Farnborough St -Pages Rd intersection is closed for about 3 weeks.
Meon St has a progressive road closure from Monday 7 December for about 3 weeks while road construction is underway.

Please visit the Metro website www.metroinfo.org.nz or phone Metro Info on 366 8855 for any bus service changes.

Beach Rd, New Brighton – major wastewater works underway
Beach Rd between Bower Ave and Effingham St is one-way eastbound. Only residents can access this part of Beach Rd and only from the Bower Ave end. Vehicles on Beach Rd travelling west will be detoured into Effingham St. The work will carry on until late December.

Work in other suburbs

SCIRT’s Downer communications team in Burwood giving out chocolate fish to locals.

Pegasus Ave is closed between Philomel St and Endeavour St for road renewal until mid-December 2016.
Royalist Ave is closed until mid-December.
• The closure of Ascot Ave between properties 9-37 will be uplifted in the coming week.
Lamorna Rd has a progressive road closure for about 2 more weeks between Queenspark Dr and Foresters Cres.
Forrest Dr has a progressive road closure between 55 Forrest Dr and Broadhaven Ave for 1 more week.
Queenspark Dr is one-way for northbound traffic and has detours for traffic going south.
Foresters Cres and Stoneleigh Green have road closures for about 3 more weeks for Foresters and 2 more weeks for Stoneleigh.
Link Water Way has a road closure until about mid-December.
Surfers Pl has a road closure until mid- December.
Pinewood Ave has a road closure until early December.

North Parade has road works with two-way traffic maintained using lane shifts and shoulder closures until early 2016.
Hills Rd (between Guild St and Dudley St) is one-way northbound.
Hills Rd between Warden St and 203 Hills has two-way traffic maintained with bus and cycle lane closures until mid-December.
Dudley St is closed from Slater St to Hills Rd until early 2016
Stapletons Rd will be closed between Averill St and Warden St with access only for residents until early 2016.

Edgeware / St Albans
Edgeware Rd between Manchester St and Madras St is one-way eastbound until late December. There’s a short detour to the local Edgeware - St Albans businesses.
Canon St between Bishop St and Sherborne St is one-way for about 3 weeks. Geraldine St between Gresford St and Purchas St will have a progressive road closure for about 3 weeks.

Worcester St is closed between Woodham Rd and Dacre St, and is one-way southbound towards Linwood Ave between Dacre St and Linwood Ave.
Woodham Rd is one-way city bound between Kerrs Rd and Gloucester St. Eastbound traffic please follow the detour.

Helmores Lane Bridge is closed. Repairs are being redesigned due to more damage being found.

Garden Rd is closed for wastewater works and Holmwood Rd is one-way westbound.

North New Brighton
Marine Parade is one-way heading south with northbound traffic being detoured into Effingham St for about 2 weeks.

Moncks Spur has two-way traffic maintained by stop/go personnel during the day. Temporary traffic lights are working at night.
Glenstrae Rd has retaining wall repairs for about 5 months. Two-way traffic will be maintained using temporary traffic lights.
• Carriageway works on Main Rd around Moncks Bay may cause delays so allow extra time at peak hours.

Mt Pleasant
• A section on lower Mt Pleasant Rd between numbers 69 and 95 is now one-way to downhill traffic only. Detour via Major Hornbrook Rd or Soleares Ave.

KidsonTce will be one-way heading north from Monday 2 November for about 4 months.

Smith St has a progressive road closure until early 2016.

Lyttelton St has a one-way system between Sparks Rd and Roberta Dr until Christmas, with northbound traffic being detoured along Roberta Dr, Barrington St and Frankleigh St.

Fairfield Ave is closed between number 80 Fairfield Ave and Braddon St for around 4 weeks.

Central City. There are a number of non-SCIRT works underway on some routes as the rebuild continues. Check the best way to get in and around the city at:www.tfc.govt.nz

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