Category Archives: Roading

Intersection partly reopened

The Edgeware Rd – Sherborne St intersection has re-opened to southbound traffic. Traffic flowing from the north will be able to travel through the Edgeware Rd-Sherborne St intersection again, easing traffic flows on this main route into the city. Works … Continue reading

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Cranford St/Westminster changes delayed

The Shirley Papanui Community Board has postponed the go ahead for alterations to the Cranford St/ Westminster St intersection, seeking further information from city council staff.

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Wastewater repairs Innes Rd/Cranford St

Traffic may get even more congested at peak periods in Cranford St and Innes Rd for one week, while wastewater repairs are carried out in the area from January 19.

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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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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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Hills Road down to one lane

Don’t try heading south along Hills Road for the next month, it is down to one lane and it’s limited to northbound traffic. Detours will be in place for anyone heading south. Source:Scirt

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Cranford St likely to be rezoned business/commercial

Most of Cranford Street is likely to be rezoned business/commercial due to the proposed four laning of part of the street.

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Construction workers to help in storm aftermath

If the expected snowstorm causes damage in the next few days you might find construction workers sorting it out. Major construction companies have volunteered their staff to assist the Christchurch City Council and Civil Defence with repairs. Source: based on … Continue reading

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Check roads on website before travelling

The AA has an interactive website where you can lookup things like road closures and roadworks, which might prove handy with snowfalls or flooding predicted. If you have a Navman, Garmin or TomTom device you can get realtime traffic alerts … Continue reading

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Edgeware Rd intersection shaky

Land around the Edgeware Road/Barbadoes Street is still not stable despite repairs and local retailers are reporting a sunken manhole and increased shaking when heavy vehicles travel north or south.

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Motorway extension consultation expected this month

Consultation over the extension to the Northern Motorway is expected to begin this month.

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