Roads may be temporarily closed for a variety of reasons. Planned road closures are normally publicly advertised well in advance to minimise disruption.
During the wet winter months many fords in the District are closed. These will be well signposted and alternative routes will be available.
The following roads are currently closed:
Part of Charles Street, Kaiapoi - Charles Street, between Williams Street and the entrance to the New World Car Park, will be closed for two weeks between 7 am Wednesday 8 May and ending 6 pm Wednesday 22 May 2013, 24 hours inclusive. This closure is to allow for City Care Ltd to carry out carriageway reconstruction works.
Part of The Esplanade, Pegasus - The Esplanade from Te Waihora Street to Rapaki Street including all of De Surville Way will be closed from Monday 20 May to Saturday 22 June 2013 24 hours inclusive to allow Hiway Geo Technical to carry out land remediation work. The road may open earlier if work is completed.
The following roads are to be temporarily closed:
Part of Charles Street, Kaiapoi - Charles Street, between Williams Street and the entrance to the New World car park, will be closed for three days between 7 am Wednesday 29 May and ending 6 pm Friday 31 May 2013, 24 hours inclusive. This closure is to allow for City Care to carry out resurfacing works.
Both the Cones Road (Ashley River) Bridge and the Old Waimakariri
Bridge need to be closed during periods of flooding due to structural
problems with the piles on both bridges. When this happens the closures
will be notified through the radio stations and on our Bridge Status page, and detours will be well marked.
be placed on the motorway to advise drivers to use the State
Highway 1 bridge over the Ashley River when the Cones Road Bridge is closed.