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SCIRT Traffic Update for the week starting Monday 24 October

Published: Thu 20 Oct 2016 05:28 PM
SCIRT Traffic Update for the week starting Monday 24 October 2016
Central City
• SCIRT work around the Fitzgerald Ave twin bridges is expected to be completed this week.
• Various streets in the central city will have night time manhole maintenance during October from 7pm to 6am. Two-way traffic will be maintained using give-way and stop/go systems. Please be alert for traffic signage.
Merivale
• The top end of Aikmans Rd, from Papanui Rd to Akela St, is one-way westbound for SCIRT repairs to a major wastewater pipe called the Wairakei Collector. There is a temporary driveway on Aikmans Rd for entry to McDonald’s. The detour to get to Papanui Rd from Aikmans is Akela St, Cox St and Office Rd.
• Mansfield Ave will be one-way heading east outside the Nurse Maude Hospital for SCIRT manhole and wastewater repairs during the week starting Tuesday 25 October for about 7 weeks.
Avonside/Linwood
• Woodham Rd is closed at the intersection with Worcester St for 1 more month for major wastewater repairs. Access to Woodham Rd, east of Worcester St, will be via Sewell St and Rowcliffe Cres. Eastbound traffic on Woodham Rd will be detoured via Ngarimu St.
• Woodham Rd is closed at the intersection with Kerrs Rd from Monday 3 October for 4 weeks for wastewater repairs.Access to the Rosewood Resthome has been restored.
St Albans
• SCIRT wastewater repairs are underway in the wider St Albans and Mairehau area in various streets for up to three days at a time. Traffic management will be in place. Please take care around work sites.
Richmond/Shirley
• North Avon Rd is closed between North Parade and Flesher Ave for wastewater repairs. Medway St is closed for Christchurch City Council Dudley Creek flood remediation work. The detour is now Tweed St, Forth St to Flesher Ave. The closure is scheduled to be lifted in November.
Aranui/Wainoni
• Pages Rd, between Anzac Drive and Breezes Rd, is one-way eastbound towards the city from Monday 3 October until mid-December for SCIRT repairs to a wastewater main pipe servicing New Brighton and road resurfacing the whole length from Anzac Drive to Shuttle Drive. The detour for traffic heading to New Brighton is Breezes Rd, Wainoni Rd, Anzac Drive. This is the final work SCIRT needs to undertake in Pages Rd.
• The intersection of Pages Rd and Marlow Rd is closed for road resurfacing.
• There are several other road closures in Aranui. Please take care. SCIRT is installing a new more earthquake-resilient vacuum wastewater system. See the Aranui map for road closures, bus routes and detours.
• Hampshire St, between Aldershot St and the new Aranui Community Centre, is one-way eastbound for road, footpath, kerb and berm repairs.This work will be completed by the end of November.
• Breezes Rd is one-way southbound between Pages Rd and Cuthberts Rd. The detour is Cuthberts Rd, Nugent St, Shortland St, Pages Rd. This work will continue until December.
Parklands
• The road closure on Bower Ave between Sylvia St and Queenspark Drive will be uplifted byTuesday 25 October. Stop/go traffic management will be in place while resealing the road is completed.
• Beach Rd between Donnington St and Bower Ave, will be closed in the week starting Tuesday 25 October for about one week for road reconstruction. This closure will not be put in place until the Bower Ave closure is removed.
• If you would like to receive a fortnightly Parklands Traffic Update please email CIRinfo@fcc.co.nz or eqinfo@downer.co.nz.
New Brighton/South Brighton/Burwood
• Estuary Rd is one-way south for about two weeks from Thursday 20 October. The detour is Bridge St, Marine Parade, Mountbattten St.
• SCIRT begins final road repair work on Travis Rd, near Blue Gum Place, on Monday 17 October, expected to take about 2 weeks. Two-way traffic will be maintained.
• New Brighton Rd between Rawson St and Pages Rd is closed for road and footpath repairs until late October. The detour is Hawke St, Keyes Rd and Pratt St.
Woolston/Bromley
• Hargood St has storm water, kerb, channel and footpath repairs until mid-December. Two-way traffic will be maintained most of the time though there may be a priority one-way system and turning restrictions on occasions.
• Dyers Rd wastewater repairs are almost completed. NZ Transport Agency will continue their road widening works from early November.
Mount Pleasant/ Heathcote/Sumner
• From Wednesday 26 October Cannon Hill Cres intersection will be closed from Bridle Path Rdfor road repairs for about two weeks. Two-way traffic will be maintained on Bridle Path Rd with temporary traffic lights. This work will not start until Bridle Path is re-opened.
• Evans Pass Rd above Sumner is down to one lane around a SCIRT work site doing a retaining wall repair. The work will take until the end of the year. Temporary traffic lights maintain two-way traffic.Please drive or cycle with caution.

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