Category Archives: Infrastructure

Sinking city

Mark Quigley and Matthew Hughes talk about reliquefaction, the need for flexible fittings for replacement pipes and the impact of climate change on the coastline at Beulah Church October 8 from 11am – 12 noon.

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Wastewater repairs to Springfield Rd

Major wastewater network repairs start on September 22 and continue for two months on Springfield Road and adjoining Radnor, Kinloch and Albany Streets. The work is likely to involve some temporary street closures.

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Petition launched for road arrows

Christchurch JP and Labour candidate Tony Milne has launched a petition for CCC to install turning arrows at the corner of Cranford Street and Innes Road.

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New signage for flood zones?

When vehicles larger than a family car travel through floodwaters in Christchurch they create waves and the water flows into houses. It will be a while before CCC can get around to fixing the problem in Flockton Street caused by … Continue reading

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Software models flooding

Flooding damage to houses in the Flockton Basin area in early March would probably have been avoided if floor levels were nearly half a metre higher.

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Fast forwarding Flockton protection

The City Council may ask Christchurch MPs to take a Private Members Bill to Parliament in a bid to speed up protection work for the area known as the Flockton Basin.

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Parts of St Albans flooded

Francis Street, Warrington St and the Flockton Street area were among those worst hit in the ‘100 year storm’ that hit Christchurch and Canterbury on March 4 and 5. The Press ran this item on Francis Street.

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Flooding vulnerable being identified

Householders identified at being at risk of increased flooding vulnerability as a result of the Canterbury earthquakes will be sent individual letters to inform them of their status of their land claim in the New Year but will be largely … Continue reading

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SCIRT fixing cracked pipes with resin liners

SCIRT is repairing two sections of storm water drains in Edgeware Road next week, outside Peter Timbs shop and then in Dover Street.

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Name a cycleway, win a bike

The Christchurch City Council is looking for appropriate names for the planned 13 cycleways to crisscross the city. Coming up with a name could win you a new bicycle early in the new year. One of the planned routes heads … Continue reading

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Edgeware/Cranford intersection night repairs

SCIRT will begin repairing the stormwater and roading in Edgeware Road around the intersection with Sherborne and Cranford streets from November 17.

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Cranford Street frontages to shrink

Some businesses/residences in Cranford Street will lose their frontages to the proposed four laning highway, according to a CCC letter being sent out to St Albans residents.

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