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Environment Canterbury welcomes Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan decision

Environment Canterbury welcomes Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan decision

Friday, 20 June 2014 2:37 p.m. by GovtECAN Popular

Today Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee announced that Environment Canterbury to lead the preparation of a Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan.

Central City – from Monday 23rd June

Central City – from Monday 23rd June

Friday, 20 June 2014 2:28 p.m. by Transport4chch

New: Barbadoes Street – single lane drop will extend from Bealey Ave to Salisbury Street. Colombo Street – traffic will not be able to travel north and south across this intersection but access from Tuam Street west is still maintained …

Cash settlement guidelines

Cash settlement guidelines

Friday, 20 June 2014 12:35 p.m. by GovtEQC Popular

• : Where significant, unrelated to earthquake damage should sensibly be addressed at the same time as the earthquake damage covered by EQC. This includes situations where:

Recovery Plan to streamline Lyttelton Port progress

Recovery Plan to streamline Lyttelton Port progress

Friday, 20 June 2014 9:33 a.m. by GovtCera Popular

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says he is using the powers of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 to allow for timelier redevelopment of the badly damaged Lyttelton Port.

CBD – Available Routes Map 21st June – 28th June

CBD – Available Routes Map 21st June – 28th June

Friday, 20 June 2014 9:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Copies of this map can be found in the Wednesday edition of the Christchurch Star which is free from most service stations and supermarkets. Please …

Colombo Street at Tuam Street what you need to know – Monday 23rd June

Colombo Street at Tuam Street what you need to know – Monday 23rd June

Friday, 20 June 2014 6:46 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that on Monday 23rd June SCIRT work will be starting at the Colombo/Tuam Street intersection replacing the wastewater system. Due to the nature of this work required traffic will not be able to travel north and …

QEII Drive/Main North Road intersection – delays 4.49pm

QEII Drive/Main North Road intersection – delays 4.49pm

Thursday, 19 June 2014 4:49 p.m. by Transport4chch

A bus has broken down on QEII drive travelling westbound in the right turn lane at the QEII/Main North Road intersection. It is blocking the right turn lane into Main North Road from QEII drive and is causing some delays …

QEII Drive/Main North Road intersection – CLEARED

QEII Drive/Main North Road intersection – CLEARED

Thursday, 19 June 2014 4:49 p.m. by Transport4chch

The bus that broke down on QEII Drive at the Main North Road intersection has now been cleared from the road.

Truck break down on Marshland Road 4.57pm

Truck break down on Marshland Road 4.57pm

Thursday, 19 June 2014 4:46 p.m. by Transport4chch

We advise that there has been a truck breakdown on Marshland Road in the northbound lane just past the Preston’s Road intersection. Northbound Traffic is being merged approximately 20 metres earlier once they are past the intersection and but is …

Truck break down on Marshland Road

Truck break down on Marshland Road

Thursday, 19 June 2014 4:46 p.m. by Transport4chch

We advise that there has been a truck breakdown on Marshland Road in the northbound lane just past the Preston’s Road intersection. Northbound Traffic is being merged approximately 20 metres earlier once they are past the intersection and is still …

Strategy to help Cantabrians launched

Strategy to help Cantabrians launched

Thursday, 19 June 2014 4:32 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

Associate Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Nicky Wagner tonight launched the Community in Mind psychosocial strategy for greater Christchurch.

CRASH Marshlands Road – 3.30pm

CRASH Marshlands Road – 3.30pm

Thursday, 19 June 2014 3:33 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that there has been a crash on Marshlands Road, just south of the Golf Course in the Southbound lane. Emergency services are on site and have maintained two-way traffic around the site. As a result traffic is …

Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan

Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan

Thursday, 19 June 2014 2:09 p.m. by GovtCera

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has directed Environment Canterbury and Lyttelton Port Company Limited to prepare a Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan. This was gazetted on the 19 June 2014. The plan will look at the recovery of the Port to ensure safe, efficient and effective operations, the impact on the coastal marine area and the community, any implications on transport and the needs of users of both the port and its surrounding areas. Under the direction, Lyttelton Port Com ...

Recovery Plan to streamline Lyttelton Port progress

Recovery Plan to streamline Lyttelton Port progress

Thursday, 19 June 2014 1:27 p.m. by GovtBeehive

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Peterborough Street one way east bound between Durham & Victoria

Peterborough Street one way east bound between Durham & Victoria

Thursday, 19 June 2014 8:58 a.m. by Transport4chch

Peterborough Street has been reduced to one way east bound between Durham Street and Victoria Street for urgent works to be carried out. Detours are in place via Victoria Street – please follow on-road signage.  

Main Road Sumner – one way 23rd June

Main Road Sumner – one way 23rd June

Wednesday, 18 June 2014 9:05 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that SCIRT delivery team Fulton Hogan is about to install a new wastewater pressure main pipe on Main Road between McCormacks Bay Road and the moa cave in Redcliffs. This work will affect road users travelling towards …

CRASH Marshlands/Prestons Road

CRASH Marshlands/Prestons Road

Wednesday, 18 June 2014 8:48 a.m. by Transport4chch

There has been a crash on Marshlands Road at the Marshlands/Preston’s Road intersection. The citybound traffic is down to one-lane on the approach to the roundabout for 40-50 metres. Delays are still expected and we recommend the use of Main …

Burwood Road – OPEN Weds 18th June to two-way traffic

Burwood Road – OPEN Weds 18th June to two-way traffic

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 5:42 p.m. by Transport4chch

Burwood Road will be reopened to two way traffic from first thing Wednesday morning, 18 June. The SCIRT Downer crews are currently reinstating the trench.  There will still be traffic management in place but the road will be open.

Advisory group to consider site for Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre

Advisory group to consider site for Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 2:58 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Representatives from eight community and sport organisations have been appointed to an advisory group that will recommend a site for the new Eastern Recreation and Sport Centre.

River Road closed between Swanns & North Avon Rd

River Road closed between Swanns & North Avon Rd

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 2:36 p.m. by Transport4chch

River Road has been closed between Swanns Road and North Avon Road due to the poor condition of the road. Signage will be in place at each closure point. 

Ian Simpson answers customer concerns

Ian Simpson answers customer concerns

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 10:40 a.m. by GovtEQC Popular

Shirley Road – further work – one way to continue Tuesday 16 June

Shirley Road – further work – one way to continue Tuesday 16 June

Monday, 16 June 2014 4:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that work was not able to be completed on Shirley Road between Slater Street and Chancellor Street today (Monday 16 June) Contractors advise a further day will be required to complete the work. Shirley Road between …

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Night Works – Wed 18 June

Lyttelton Tunnel Maintenance Night Works – Wed 18 June

Monday, 16 June 2014 3:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

The New Zealand Transport Agency will be undertaking essential maintenance works  in the Lyttelton Tunnel between the hours of 8pm and 6am for one day on: 18 June The night-time works will place restrictions on traffic flows through the tunnel, …

Public to have say on noise standards and South Frame planning

Public to have say on noise standards and South Frame planning

Monday, 16 June 2014 10:28 a.m. by GovtCera Featured Popular

The public is being invited to give its views on proposed changes to noise standards in central Christchurch, and proposed planning rules relating to the city’s new South Frame.

Labour will protect homes from rockfall

Labour will protect homes from rockfall

Monday, 16 June 2014 10:20 a.m. by RuthDyson Popular

A Labour government will protect Port Hills homes at risk of rockfall to avoid them being unnecessarily knocked down, Labour’s Canterbury Recovery spokesperson Ruth Dyson says.

St Asaph Street/Montreal Street – new work site

St Asaph Street/Montreal Street – new work site

Monday, 16 June 2014 8:49 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that a new work site has been deployed at the St Asaph Street/Montreal Street intersection this morning.

Manchester Street – south bound closure at St Asaph Street

Manchester Street – south bound closure at St Asaph Street

Monday, 16 June 2014 8:25 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that intersection works are taking place at St Asaph/Manchester Street this morning – this means that there is no through route south on Manchester Street this morning at St Asaph Street. 

Public to have say on noise standards and South Frame planning

Public to have say on noise standards and South Frame planning

Friday, 13 June 2014 4:09 p.m. by GovtCera Popular

The public is being invited to give its views on proposed changes to noise standards in central Christchurch, and proposed planning rules relating to the city's new South Frame.

Bealey Ave Eastbound one lane 8pm – 6am TONIGHT

Bealey Ave Eastbound one lane 8pm – 6am TONIGHT

Friday, 13 June 2014 4:03 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that Bealey Ave eastbound between Manchester Street and Barbadoes Street will be down to one lane from 8pm – 6am tonight while contractors work on water mains. We don’t expect delays at this time on Bealey …

New start for Re:START Mall

New start for Re:START Mall

Friday, 13 June 2014 12:04 p.m. by GovtCera

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has today launched an exciting new phase for Christchurch's Re:START Mall by opening a new site for the iconic container shops.

Shirley Road – one way from 9am – 2.30pm Monday 16th June

Shirley Road – one way from 9am – 2.30pm Monday 16th June

Friday, 13 June 2014 12:01 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that Shirley Road between Slater Street and Chancellor Street will be restricted to eastbound traffic only between 9.00am – 2.30pm while SCIRT road resurfacing work is undertaken on Monday 16th June. A marked detour will be …

CBD – Available Routes Map 14th June – 21st June

CBD – Available Routes Map 14th June – 21st June

Friday, 13 June 2014 10:40 a.m. by Transport4chch

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

Deans Ave – Rough driving surface – expect delays

Deans Ave – Rough driving surface – expect delays

Thursday, 12 June 2014 2:59 p.m. by Transport4chch

Weather conditions have affected road reconstruction work on Deans Avenue between Riccarton Avenue and Moorhouse Avenue. This has resulted in the road surface being very rough, particularly on the southbound lanes. Road users should expect some delays through this area …

Performing Arts Precinct off to an exciting start

Performing Arts Precinct off to an exciting start

Thursday, 12 June 2014 1:33 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

CRASH: Northern Motorway 7.12am

CRASH: Northern Motorway 7.12am

Thursday, 12 June 2014 7:14 a.m. by Transport4chch Popular

  There has been an accident on the Northern motorway this morning. Road users are advised that traffic is queued back to Pine Acres and is expected to increase. The crash site is expected to be cleared within 30 minutes …

Ferrymead Bridge construction reaches major milestone

Ferrymead Bridge construction reaches major milestone

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 5:30 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The construction of the replacement Ferrymead Bridge reaches a major milestone in early June 2014 with the laying of the road deck support beams.

Under pressure minister forced to admit further delays

Under pressure minister forced to admit further delays

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 5:27 p.m. by MeganWoods Popular

MP for Wigram

Central City Traffic – from June 16th

Central City Traffic – from June 16th

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 11:00 a.m. by Transport4chch

  Changes: Tuam Street between Colombo Street and Manchester Street is closed until June 21st.   Delays expected on these roads in peak times: Barbadoes Street Single lane in places between Bealey and Moorhouse Ave Durham Street North Single lane between Salisbury Street …

SH1 north of Christchurch closed NOW OPEN

SH1 north of Christchurch closed NOW OPEN

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 7:45 a.m. by Transport4chch

Latest Update from NZTA: Latest advice from NZ Transport Agency. State Highway One from Waikuku to Leithfield is now OPEN. There is still some residual flooding so caution is still required. NZ Transport Agency thanks drivers for their patience during …

SH1 north of Christchurch NOW OPEN

SH1 north of Christchurch NOW OPEN

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 7:45 a.m. by Transport4chch

Latest Update from NZTA: Latest advice from NZ Transport Agency. State Highway One from Waikuku to Leithfield is now OPEN. The highway was closed yesterday after flooding at Saltwater Creek and the Kowai River made it impassable to all vehicles, …

Flooding closes SH1 north of Christchurch – No detour route available

Flooding closes SH1 north of Christchurch – No detour route available

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 12:05 p.m. by Transport4chch

Flooding has this morning closed State Highway 1, north of Christchurch, between Waikuku and Amberley.

Burwood Road – Closure extended until 20th June

Burwood Road – Closure extended until 20th June

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 10:24 a.m. by Transport4chch

  Road users are advised that the closure on Burwood Road between #161 to #199 Burwood Road has been extended until 20th June due to weather and unfavorable ground conditions.  

Flooding closes SH1 north of Christchurch

Flooding closes SH1 north of Christchurch

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 10:07 a.m. by Transport4chch

Flooding has this morning closed State Highway 1, north of Christchurch. Motorists are being diverted at Saltwater Creek, inland along Wyllies Road, from the south, and Harleston Road, from the north. The NZ Transport Agency’s Performance Manager Pete Connors says …

Tuam Street between Colombo and Manchester Street – CLOSURE

Tuam Street between Colombo and Manchester Street – CLOSURE

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 9:01 a.m. by Transport4chch

  Road users are advised that Tuam Street between Colombo Street and Manchester Street will be closed until approximately 21st June. This is due to piping work that will be undertaken on the road. Road users will be detoured via …

Shirley Road – one way from 9am – 2.30pm WEATHER DELAY

Shirley Road – one way from 9am – 2.30pm WEATHER DELAY

Monday, 9 June 2014 4:33 p.m. by Transport4chch

This work has been delayed due to the weather today Monday 9th June and it is unlikely to occur over the next couple of days with more rain forecast. We will update within 24 hours of deployment. Road users are …

Labour will get things moving in Canterbury

Labour will get things moving in Canterbury

Monday, 9 June 2014 4:31 p.m. by Labour Popular

A Labour government will set up a special Earthquake Court to speed up the claims process for Cantabrians still waiting for resolution after almost four years, and immediately begin working on protecting flood-risk homes.

Woodham Rd/Gloucester St intersection – watermain blown

Woodham Rd/Gloucester St intersection – watermain blown

Monday, 9 June 2014 4:26 p.m. by Transport4chch

Road users are advised that there has been a water main blown at this intersection. Contractors are on site and traffic remains two-way but it will be slow through this area tonight. We advise caution and please allow extra time.

A lawyers’ field day at the taxpayer’s expense

A lawyers’ field day at the taxpayer’s expense

Monday, 9 June 2014 2:03 p.m. by GovtBeehive Popular

Gerry Brownlee | Canterbury Earthquake Recovery

Christchurch City Council receives $15 million social housing insurance payment from EQC

Christchurch City Council receives $15 million social housing insurance payment from EQC

Monday, 9 June 2014 10:51 a.m. by GovtCCC Popular

The Christchurch City Council has received a second interim payment from EQC in relation to the Council’s social housing EQC claim.

Right Turn Signal (Green Arrow) Requests

Right Turn Signal (Green Arrow) Requests

Monday, 9 June 2014 10:25 a.m. by Transport4chch

Road users often query why some signalised intersections provide a right turn signal (green arrow) and others don’t. A number of factors are taken into account when considering the implementation of a right turn signal (arrow) at a signalised intersection: …

Council deploys temporary pump operations ahead of forecast wet weather

Council deploys temporary pump operations ahead of forecast wet weather

Sunday, 8 June 2014 6:34 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

Christchurch City Council is installing flood mitigation pump operations in the Flockton/Dudley Creek area. This is ahead of a weather forecast that shows a period of extended rainfall throughout Christchurch and Banks Peninsula, starting Sunday and continuing through to Tuesday.

Prestons Road – Night road closure starts June 8th

Prestons Road – Night road closure starts June 8th

Friday, 6 June 2014 4:20 p.m. by Transport4chch Popular

Road users are advised as part of the Marshlands/Prestons Road signals installation project, a road closure of Prestons Road East at the intersection will start from Sunday night June 8th from 6pm – 7am daily until approximately until the 26th …

CBD – Available Routes Map 6th June – 12th June

CBD – Available Routes Map 6th June – 12th June

Friday, 6 June 2014 3:00 p.m. by Transport4chch

For available routes around the Central City please find below the CBD network map. This is updated weekly. Copies of this map can be found in the Wednesday edition of the Christchurch Star which is free from most service stations and supermarkets. Please …

Central City Traffic – from June 9th

Central City Traffic – from June 9th

Friday, 6 June 2014 12:27 p.m. by Transport4chch

New work starting: Bealey Ave Eastbound – Two lanes between Manchester and Barbadoes Street Madras Street – Single lane from Latimer Square will extend to Bealey Ave Changes: Tuam Street between Colombo Street and Manchester Street has reopened a lane to eastbound traffic …

Chief Executives update - 6 June 2014

Chief Executive's update - 6 June 2014

Friday, 6 June 2014 9:57 a.m. by GovtCera

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 33 (June 2014)

Greater Christchurch Recovery Update - Issue 33 (June 2014)

Friday, 6 June 2014 9:46 a.m. by GovtCera

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STOP/GO for Ferrymead Bridge starting Monday 9th June

STOP/GO for Ferrymead Bridge starting Monday 9th June

Friday, 6 June 2014 9:15 a.m. by Transport4chch

City bound road users on the Ferrymead Bridge can expect some minor delays during off-peak hours from Monday 9th June when contractors start moving the 26 precast “Super-Tee” beams into place.