Roadworks Notices & Closures

Road Closures

Notice Posted: 17 Feb 2021 90876


The following fords are closed as at Wednesday 17 February 2021:

  • Washpen Road
  • Perhams Road (a)
  • Perhams Road (b)
  • Woodside Road (off Ram Paddock Road)
  • NewRoad (a)
  • New Road (b)
  • Raineys Road
  • McGraths Road
  • Island Road
  • Broad Road (off Duffs Rd)
  • Rangiora Leithfield Road

Extreme caution is also advised for Bush Road, Browns Road, Gary River Road, Okuku Pass Road, Taffes Glen, Carboys Road, Henrys Ford Road.

Note: Not all of the fords above have signs installed to advise of closure. If the ford has no signs you should treat with extreme caution and use another route.

Closure are made in accordance with Section 11(a) of the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974 and will apply to all vehicular traffic with the exception of the Fire Service, Ambulance, Police, Council vehicles and other vehicles authorised by the Council.

Roadworks Notices

Name/Description Notice
Information Notice - Ashley School Safety Projects
Notice Posted: 14 Apr 2021
The Council is upgrading the gravel parking area outside Ashley School to provide a chip sealed car parking area, and improve safety for students attending Ashley School. Works will be carried out during the school holiday break in April, and will take approximately one week to complete.
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Information Notice - Lehmans Road Upgrade Stage 1
Notice Posted: 13 Apr 2021
Council will be upgrading Lehmans Road between Oxford Road and Chatsworth Avenue. Traffic through the site will be managed by a one-way closure of Lehmans Road, with southbound traffic detouring. Works will be carried out between the hours of 7.30am and 6pm, Monday to Saturday.
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Information Notice - Johns Road
Notice Posted: 09 Mar 2021
Kerb and channel will be replaced on Johns Road between Will Place and King Street.
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Information Notice - Blackett Street
Notice Posted: 09 Mar 2021
The Council is installing two new pedestrian refuge islands on Blackett Street to improve safety.
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Information Notice - Cust Community Centre Upgrades, Mill Road
Notice Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Work to upgrade the area around the Cust Community Centre including the carpark, road and footpaths, is starting on 22 February is expected to be finished by the end of March 2021. Parking may be limited during this time.
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Information Notice - Wrights Road Intersection Improvements
Notice Posted: 12 Feb 2021
The layout of the Wrights Road intersection is being upgraded to improve safety for vehicles turning into and out of Wrights Road from Main North Road, and to improve access to Challenge Waimak Ltd. Design is underway and construction is expected to begin in spring 2021.
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Information Notice - Kerb and Channel Renewals Bush Street
Notice Posted: 04 Feb 2021
Work to construct new kerb and channel and renew the footpath will be taking place on the eastern side of Bush Street (between Johns Road and Watson Place) from 25 Jan to 20 Feb. The footpath and road shoulder will be closed during the works.
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Information Notice - Kerb and Channel Renewals Percival Street
Notice Posted: 09 Feb 2021
Kerb and channel renewals will be underway on two sections of Percival Street from 25 Jan to 2 April. The sections are between George Steet and Victoria Street (both sides) and between Victora Street and Johns Road (eastern side). The footpaths and road shoulders will be closed in these areas and on street parking will also be unavailable.
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Information Notice - Fuller Street Pedestrian Improvements
Notice Posted: 25 Jan 2021
A new pedestrian island will be installed on on Fuller Street near the intersection with Williams Street. Work is scheduled to begin in May and is expected to take one week. Vehicles from Fuller Street will not be able to access businesses located at no. 87 Williams Street during construction.
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Information Notice - Blackett Street Pedestrian Improvements
Notice Posted: 25 Jan 2021
Two pedestrian refuge islands will be installed on Blackett Street in May. One is east of the intersection with Ayers Street, and the other east of the White Street intersection. The work will take around a week. Short sections of on street parking will be temporarily removed during construction.
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Information Notice Flaxton-Fernside Roundabout and Flaxton Road Upgrade (March 2021)
Notice Posted: 04 Mar 2021
Council is upgrading Flaxton Road through the Southbrook Industrial Area, and installing a new roundabout at the intersection of Flaxton Road and Fernside Road, replacing the existing “T” intersection. Please read the notice for all traffic impacts.
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Information Notice - Coldstream Road Improvements, East Belt and Coldstream Road
Notice Posted: 06 Oct 2020
A shared path, kerb and channel will be installed along Coldstream Road for walking and cycling access to Stadium Waimakariri with works beginning on Monday 19 Oct 2020. This is expected to be completed by mid-March 2021. Traffic may be reduced to one lane with detours on East Belt and Coldstream Road at times. Further updates regarding traffic changes will be provided.
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Information Notice - Tram Road Improvements
Notice Posted: 16 Sep 2020
With many new people moving to the Waimakariri District, there has been a large increase in traffic using Tram Road. A long-term plan is being developed to make safety improvements from the SH1 overpass up to Oxford Road. The first project will see intersection improvements made at the intersection on North Eyre Road.
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Information Notice - Kaiapoi Watermain Renewals
Notice Posted: 25 Jun 2020
The Council are working on installing watermains along Williams Street and Hills Street, as the pipes are old and need to be replaced. From Monday 6 July contractors will move to stage two of works, between Fuller Street and the Ohoka Road roundabout.
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