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INCIDENT: Burst Water main – Harewood Road city bound DETOUR

INCIDENT: Burst Water main – Harewood Road city bound DETOUR

Friday, 30 January 2015 8:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised that a burst water main has closed Harewood Road city bound at the Breens/Gardiners/Breens Road intersection. A number of restrictions are now in place. Please allow extra time when travelling through this area this morning. Here’s …

INCIDENT: Burst Water main – Harewood Road city bound DETOUR until 6-7pm

INCIDENT: Burst Water main – Harewood Road city bound DETOUR until 6-7pm

Friday, 30 January 2015 8:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised that a burst water main has closed Harewood Road city bound at the Breens/Gardiners/Breens Road intersection. A number of restrictions will remain in place until 6-7pm tonight while the road sealing tales place. Once the road …

CBD – Available Routes Map 30 Jan – 6 Feb

CBD – Available Routes Map 30 Jan – 6 Feb

Thursday, 29 January 2015 3:00 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Please click here to download the network map  - Available Routes Map

EVENT: Sparks in the Park – North Hagley Park Saturday 31st Jan

EVENT: Sparks in the Park – North Hagley Park Saturday 31st Jan

Thursday, 29 January 2015 11:48 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Concert-goers attending the Sparks in the Park that this Saturday 31st January 7.30pm are advised to plan their journey to minimise delays travelling to the concert. Road Closure: Park Tce between Bealey Ave and Salisbury Street will be closed on Saturday 31 …

Public Notice: Amendment to the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan – new residential chapter

Public Notice: Amendment to the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan – new residential chapter

Thursday, 29 January 2015 11:17 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

The Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, decided to amend the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan (the Recovery Plan) to facilitate the recovery and regeneration of the central city.

ROADWORKS: Dyers Road @ Linwood Ave intersection

ROADWORKS: Dyers Road @ Linwood Ave intersection

Thursday, 29 January 2015 9:50 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised that a new work site is now in place on Dyers Road at the Linwood Ave intersection. 

ADVISORY: Don’t Get Caught Out in Traffic during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

ADVISORY: Don’t Get Caught Out in Traffic during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Thursday, 29 January 2015 8:47 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Don’t get caught out in traffic on 12 February 2015 with the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 New Zealand opening event. We’re expecting a high volume of traffic on our roads in the Central City and around North Hagley Park …

Christchurch construction company penalised for labour law breaches

Christchurch construction company penalised for labour law breaches

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 3:55 p.m. by GovtDBH Popular

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered wage arrears be paid to workers and imposed a penalty on a Christchurch construction company for failing to provide the minimum wage and keep accurate employment records.

The Earthquake Commission turns 70

The Earthquake Commission turns 70

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 11:15 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

ROADWORKS: Bridge Street Bridge CLOSURE this weekend

ROADWORKS: Bridge Street Bridge CLOSURE this weekend

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 10:54 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised that this weekend the Bridge Street Bridge will be closed to all traffic while work is undertaken to lower the bridge onto the rebuilt abutments. The bridge will be closed from Friday 30 January 6pm until …

ROADWORKS: Bridge Street Bridge CLOSURE this weekend 31 Jan/2 Feb

ROADWORKS: Bridge Street Bridge CLOSURE this weekend 31 Jan/2 Feb

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 10:54 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised that this weekend the Bridge Street Bridge will be closed to all traffic while work is undertaken to lower the bridge onto the rebuilt abutments. The bridge will be closed from Friday 30 January 6pm until …

ROADWORKS: SH1 Johns Road this weekend 31 Jan/1 Feb

ROADWORKS: SH1 Johns Road this weekend 31 Jan/1 Feb

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 9:30 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised that this weekend road works will be in place on State Highway 1 Johns Road while tree-trimming takes place. SH1 Johns Road from Swift Street to Sawyers Arms Road will have the following restrictions in place: …

ROADWORKS: Fitzgerald/Falsgrave/Moorhouse Ave intersection

ROADWORKS: Fitzgerald/Falsgrave/Moorhouse Ave intersection

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 6:56 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised that works are taking place at the Fitzgerald/Falsgrave/Moorhouse intersection. Moorhouse Ave eastbound prior to Fitzgerald Ave has a lane reduced. Moorhouse Ave east and westbound from Fitzgerald Ave is reduced to one lane. No right turn from …

Work to start on new overpass – Curletts Road

Work to start on new overpass – Curletts Road

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 7:46 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Work on a new bridge over Curletts Road linking Wigram Road into Birmingham Drive via Magdala Place, will start on 12 February. 

ADVISORY: Work to start on new overpass – Curletts Road

ADVISORY: Work to start on new overpass – Curletts Road

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 7:46 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Work on a new bridge over Curletts Road linking Wigram Road into Birmingham Drive via Magdala Place, will start on 12 February. Christchurch City Council Transport and City Streets Unit Manager Richard Topham says the new overpass will accommodate additional …

ROADWORKS: Ferry Rd one way city bound Moorhouse to Phillips

ROADWORKS: Ferry Rd one way city bound Moorhouse to Phillips

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 7:35 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Ferry Road from Moorhouse Ave to Phillips Street will be one way city bound from Wednesday 28th January till the end of the week. 

INCIDENT: Burst watermain – Bealey Ave eastbound- one lane – expect delays

INCIDENT: Burst watermain – Bealey Ave eastbound- one lane – expect delays

Monday, 26 January 2015 3:30 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Bealey Ave eastbound from Papanui Road to just past the intersection with Montreal Street has been reduced to one lane due to a burst watermain. Montreal Street has also been reduced to one right turning lane to assist with the …

CRASH: State Highway 1 Templeton REOPENED

CRASH: State Highway 1 Templeton REOPENED

Monday, 26 January 2015 2:00 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

SH 1 Templeton has been REOPENED following an earlier crash.

CRASH: State Highway 1 Templeton CLOSED

CRASH: State Highway 1 Templeton CLOSED

Monday, 26 January 2015 12:04 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Emergency services are attending a serious crash on State Highway One south of Dawsons Road, Templeton. SH 1 has been CLOSED. Detours are in place: Southbound via Dawsons Road – Jones Rd – Curraghs Rd Northbound – Curraghs Rd – …

ROADWORKS: Colombo St north of Bealey sthbound only from Edgeware to Canon next week

ROADWORKS: Colombo St north of Bealey sthbound only from Edgeware to Canon next week

Friday, 23 January 2015 5:24 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

From Sunday 25 January Colombo Street will be closed to northbound traffic from Canon Street to Edgeware Road for road reconstruction work for approx. a week. Detours will be signposted. Bus route 28 Papanui – Lyttelton & Rapaki will be …

ROADWORKS: Colombo St north of Bealey sthbound only from Edgeware to Canon this week

ROADWORKS: Colombo St north of Bealey sthbound only from Edgeware to Canon this week

Friday, 23 January 2015 5:24 p.m. by Transport4chch

From Sunday 25 January Colombo Street will be closed to northbound traffic from Canon Street to Edgeware Road for road reconstruction work for approx. a week. Detours will be signposted. Bus route 28 Papanui – Lyttelton & Rapaki will be …

ADVISORY: Big weekend at New Brighton – plan your journey

ADVISORY: Big weekend at New Brighton – plan your journey

Friday, 23 January 2015 3:24 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Several events are happening this Saturday at New Brighton which will see increased traffic heading into the area.

CBD – Available Routes Map 23rd Jan – 30th Jan

CBD – Available Routes Map 23rd Jan – 30th Jan

Friday, 23 January 2015 3:19 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. 

Councillors consider views on Nga Puna Wai

Councillors consider views on Nga Puna Wai

Friday, 23 January 2015 10:38 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Councillors are considering submissions received on Christchurch City Council’s proposal to develop a sports hub at Nga Puna Wai, beginning with public hearings from Tuesday 27 – Wednesday 28 January 2015.

WATER MAIN BURST: Traffic Restrictions on Bealey Ave & Montreal Street

WATER MAIN BURST: Traffic Restrictions on Bealey Ave & Montreal Street

Thursday, 22 January 2015 4:29 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised that Bealey Ave eastbound from Papanui Road to Montreal Street is reduced to one lane due to a burst water main. Montreal Street is reduced to a left turn and a right turn lane only to …

WATER MAIN BURST: Gloucester Street CLOSED overnight

WATER MAIN BURST: Gloucester Street CLOSED overnight

Thursday, 22 January 2015 4:23 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised Gloucester Street is CLOSED due to a burst water main between Woodhouse and Woodham Road. Detour is in place via Woodhouse Road. This will be in place overnight.  

ROADWORKS: Moorhouse Ave between Ferry & Fitzgerald – citybound closure from 9am TODAY

ROADWORKS: Moorhouse Ave between Ferry & Fitzgerald – citybound closure from 9am TODAY

Thursday, 22 January 2015 3:04 p.m. by Transport4chch

Moorhouse Avenue between Ferry Road and Fitzgerald Ave will be closed to city bound traffic from tomorrow from from 9am Friday 23 January 2015 until 6am Monday 26 January 2015 for storm-water works. Citybound traffic will be detoured via Wilsons Road. Click …

ROADWORKS: Moorhouse Ave between Ferry & Fitzgerald – citybound closure from tomorrow

ROADWORKS: Moorhouse Ave between Ferry & Fitzgerald – citybound closure from tomorrow

Thursday, 22 January 2015 3:04 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Moorhouse Avenue between Ferry Road and Fitzgerald Ave will be closed to city bound traffic from tomorrow for approximately a week for storm-water works. Citybound traffic will be detoured via Wilsons Road.  

ROADWORKS: Pages Rd – full closure this weekend

ROADWORKS: Pages Rd – full closure this weekend

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 7:35 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Pages Road will be CLOSED from this Saturday 24 January for approximately four days. 

ROADWORKS: What’s happening this week?

ROADWORKS: What’s happening this week?

Monday, 19 January 2015 7:37 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

 

CBD – Available Routes Map 16th Jan – 23rd Jan

CBD – Available Routes Map 16th Jan – 23rd Jan

Friday, 16 January 2015 4:30 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Please click here to download the network map  - Available Routes Map

ROADWORKS: SH 1 Pegasus – Expect delays next week

ROADWORKS: SH 1 Pegasus – Expect delays next week

Thursday, 15 January 2015 4:45 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Motorists are being advised of speed restrictions and possible delays on State Highway 1, north of Woodend, from next week as work gets underway building a dual-lane roundabout at the intersection of Pegasus Town and the new Ravenswood Village. The …

ROADWORKS: SH 1 Pegasus – Expect delays this week

ROADWORKS: SH 1 Pegasus – Expect delays this week

Thursday, 15 January 2015 4:45 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Motorists are being advised of speed restrictions and possible delays on State Highway 1, north of Woodend, from next week as work gets underway building a dual-lane roundabout at the intersection of Pegasus Town and the new Ravenswood Village. The …

ROADWORKS: SH 1 Pegasus – Expect delays

ROADWORKS: SH 1 Pegasus – Expect delays

Thursday, 15 January 2015 4:45 p.m. by Transport4chch

Motorists are being advised of speed restrictions and possible delays on State Highway 1, north of Woodend, from next week as work gets underway building a dual-lane roundabout at the intersection of Pegasus Town and the new Ravenswood Village. The …

ROADWORKS: Brougham St (SH76)- Night Works – Expect delays

ROADWORKS: Brougham St (SH76)- Night Works – Expect delays

Thursday, 15 January 2015 3:11 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road reconstruction work on Brougham Street (SH76)will be carried out during night time hours from Sunday 18th January until early February. Brougham Street between Antigua Street and Colombo Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction (eastbound and …

EVENT: World Buskers Festival Travel Advisory

EVENT: World Buskers Festival Travel Advisory

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 4:37 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

  To view or print the travel advisory as a PDF, click here.

Clearways to east peak congestion along Curletts Road (SH73)

Clearways to east peak congestion along Curletts Road (SH73)

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 2:55 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Work begins next week to install clearways on Curletts Road (State Highway 73) to help reduce congestion and queuing between Main South Road and Blenheim Road during peak travel times. The $1.6 million project will remove the built-out kerbs along …

Clearways to ease peak congestion along Curletts Road (SH73)

Clearways to ease peak congestion along Curletts Road (SH73)

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 2:55 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Work begins next week to install clearways on Curletts Road (State Highway 73) to help reduce congestion and queuing between Main South Road and Blenheim Road during peak travel times. The $1.6 million project will remove the built-out kerbs along …

ADVISORY: Clearways to ease peak congestion along Curletts Road (SH73)

ADVISORY: Clearways to ease peak congestion along Curletts Road (SH73)

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 2:55 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Work begins next week to install clearways on Curletts Road (State Highway 73) to help reduce congestion and queuing between Main South Road and Blenheim Road during peak travel times. The $1.6 million project will remove the built-out kerbs along …

Eketahuna earthquake anniversary update

Eketahuna earthquake anniversary update

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 10:27 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Welcome Back Waltham

Welcome Back Waltham

Monday, 12 January 2015 6:15 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Waltham Lido Pool is reopening on Saturday 17 January, with a pool party on Sunday 18 January.

Alpine fault drilling project put on hold

Alpine fault drilling project put on hold

Monday, 12 January 2015 1:27 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

South Island riddled with faults

South Island riddled with faults

Monday, 12 January 2015 1:18 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

EVENT: ODI Cricket – Going to Hagley Oval today?

EVENT: ODI Cricket – Going to Hagley Oval today?

Sunday, 11 January 2015 9:51 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Cricket fans are advised to plan ahead to avoid delays getting to the One Day International NZ v Sri Lanka on Sunday 11th January at Hagley Oval. Match start time is 11am. There will be restrictions in place on some roads …

ADVISORY: Back to work this week? These changes may affect you.

ADVISORY: Back to work this week? These changes may affect you.

Friday, 9 January 2015 2:38 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

As work crews return to our roads following the Christmas/New Year break, some work sites and changes to road layout may impact on your journey times next week. Some notable changes on-road during the week starting 12 January. City Centre: …

ADVISORY: Back to work next week? These changes may affect you.

ADVISORY: Back to work next week? These changes may affect you.

Friday, 9 January 2015 2:38 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

As work crews return to our roads following the Christmas/New Year break, some work sites and changes to road layout may impact on your journey times next week. Some notable changes on-road for the week starting 12 January. City Centre: …

ROADING CHANGE: Tuam Street and Hospital Corner

ROADING CHANGE: Tuam Street and Hospital Corner

Thursday, 8 January 2015 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Tuam Street is now eastbound from Hagley Ave to Antigua Street.  (Buses only will be able to travel westbound) Road users should now use St Asaph Street and turn right onto Hagley Ave to access Riccarton Ave. Tuam Street is now permanently …

ROADING CHANGE: Tuam Street from 9th January

ROADING CHANGE: Tuam Street from 9th January

Thursday, 8 January 2015 12:00 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

The next permanent change to Tuam Street takes place on Friday 9th January.  Tuam Street from Hospital Corner to Antigua Street will be eastbound only. No entry to Tuam Street for westbound traffic from Antigua Street – use St Asaph Street to …

Designation lifted on central city properties

Designation lifted on central city properties

Thursday, 8 January 2015 10:40 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Good progress in the development of central city anchor projects means the designation can now be fully or partially lifted from a number of properties.

CBD – Available Routes Map 9th Jan – 16th Jan

CBD – Available Routes Map 9th Jan – 16th Jan

Thursday, 8 January 2015 8:09 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Please click here to download the network map  - Available Routes Map

EVENT: ODI Cricket – Hagley Oval Sunday 11 January

EVENT: ODI Cricket – Hagley Oval Sunday 11 January

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 2:00 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Cricket fans are advised to plan ahead to avoid delays getting to the One Day International NZ v Sri Lanka on Sunday 11th January at Hagley Oval. Match start time is 11am. There will be restrictions in place on some roads …

EVENT: Elite Nationals Cycling Road Championship 10/11 January

EVENT: Elite Nationals Cycling Road Championship 10/11 January

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 9:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

EVENT DATES:  Saturady 10th and Sunday 11th January ROAD CLOSURES: Lyttelton St CLOSED from Rose St to no. 14 Lyttelton St – 8am – 4pm each day Rose St CLOSED from Hoon Hay Rd to Lyttelton St : 2.15pm to …

Opawa Road – one way Brougham St to Ensors Road

Opawa Road – one way Brougham St to Ensors Road

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

A one-way system south east is in place on Opawa Road from Brougham Street to Ensors Road. The work will take about four months to complete. Construction will start at the Ensors Road end of Opawa Road and will progress towards Brougham …

ROADWORKS: Opawa Road – one way Brougham St to Ensors Road

ROADWORKS: Opawa Road – one way Brougham St to Ensors Road

Wednesday, 7 January 2015 7:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

A one-way system south east is in place on Opawa Road from Brougham Street to Ensors Road. The work will take about four months to complete. Construction will start at the Ensors Road end of Opawa Road and will progress towards Brougham …

Large earthquake jolts Canterbury awake

Large earthquake jolts Canterbury awake

Tuesday, 6 January 2015 8:30 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works – 8th Jan

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works – 8th Jan

Tuesday, 6 January 2015 8:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

***Please note as this is a shorter closure there will be no half hour period at 12.30, instead the tunnel will be unavailable to tankers between 8pm and 2am then available to fuel tankers from 2am to 7am*** The New …

ROADWORKS: Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works – 8th Jan

ROADWORKS: Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Works – 8th Jan

Tuesday, 6 January 2015 8:00 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

***Please note as this is a shorter closure there will be no half hour period at 12.30, instead the tunnel will be unavailable to tankers between 8pm and 2am then available to fuel tankers from 2am to 7am*** The New …

ROADING CHANGE: Tuam Street from 5th January

ROADING CHANGE: Tuam Street from 5th January

Monday, 5 January 2015 9:30 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Changes to Tuam Street permanently are underway as part of the city transport changes. Tuam Street will be closed in stages starting from Colombo Street and when Tuam Street reopens from Durham Street to Hagley Ave it will be accessible to eastbound traffic …

ROADWORKS: Updated -Barrington St southbound closure in sections  allow extra time

ROADWORKS: Updated -Barrington St southbound closure in sections allow extra time

Sunday, 4 January 2015 11:21 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

From 12 January to early March Barrington Street between Milton St and Deloraine St will also be CLOSED to SOUTHBOUND road users. Detour via Milton St – Strickland St – Colombo St and Centaurus Rd or Frankleigh St – Sparks Rd …

Heavy Vehicle Info & Overweight Routes

Heavy Vehicle Info & Overweight Routes

Thursday, 1 January 2015 8:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

To see areas with Weight Restrictions in the Central City click here. For the wider Christchurch area weight restricted areas see the map here.  (Note: Click “Weight Restricted” in the key to see which roads are affected) All overweight* vehicles traversing Christchurch City Council roads …