Roadworks Notices & Closures

Road Closures

Notice Posted: 21 Sep 2020 76851


The following fords remain closed as at Friday 18 September 2020:

  • 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
  • Burnt Hill Road (Eyre River)
  • Warren Road (Eyre River)
  • Broad Road (off Duffs Road)
  • 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.

Notice Posted: 01 Sep 2020 76851

Hills Street, Kaiapoi - 16 Sep to 29 Oct

Hills Street (from Carew Street) will be closed from Wednesday 16 September to Thursday 29 October between 7am and 6pm to allow for water main renewals.

  • Work will begin at the intersection of Hills Street and Carew Street where there will be shoulder closures and lane reduction on Carew Street
  • Work will then move down Hills Street, and once within the street, give way control will be in place around the work site(s)
  • Hills Street will be opened outside of work hours.

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 - 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 Ivory Street Upgrade Stage Two Starting Soon
Notice Posted: 07 Aug 2020
Contractors will start work on Ivory Street, between Alfred Street and Queen Street during the week of Monday 17 August. Crews will continue working on the west side of Ivory Street, moving north from Queen Street, before moving to the east side and working south towards Countdown.
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Information Notice - Drainage Upgrades Fraser Place
Notice Posted: 24 Jul 2020
As part of a larger project to upgrade the sewer and stormwater network in Rangiora, we will be closing the footbridge near Ward Park in early August so that we can carry out some drainage improvements.
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Information Notice - Tiritiri Moana Drive Carpark
Notice Posted: 24 Jul 2020
An off-road carpark is being installed along Tiriri Moana Drive for access to the Tūtaepatu Trail ad Pegasus Beach. Work is beginning 29 July and will take approximately 3 weeks.
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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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Flaxton Road Improvements
Notice Posted: 07 Aug 2020
The Council have confirmed a design for the improvement work on Flaxton Road, between Lineside Road and Kingsford Smith Drive. The design aims to improve pedestrian and cyclist facilities, as well as the general road layout. Work is due to start in Spring 2020 and will be completed in Spring 2021.
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Information Notice - Kaiapoi Water Main Renewals
Notice Posted: 21 May 2020
Council are replacing watermains in the footpath and the road on Williams Street, Hills Street and Aldersgate Street. Work will be completed in parts to minimise disruption:
- Aldersgate Street works (10 March to late May)
- Between Courtney Drive and the Williams Street/Ohoka Road roundabout (18 May to mid-July)
- Between Fuller Street and the Williams Street/Ohoka Road roundabout (17 August to late October)
- Hills Street (12 October to mid-December)
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Lineside Road Stormwater Upgrades
Notice Posted: 04 May 2020
Contractors will be installing a new stormwater pipe, a new shared cycleway and footpath and filling swales on the eastern side of Lineside Road, between Railway Road and Morrison Cars. Swales on the western side of the road will be filled. The work is expected to be completed in late August.
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Information Notice - School Safety Improvements Fernside School
Notice Posted: 20 Mar 2020
Council are proposing to install electronic signage and ''dragon tooth' road marking on Swannanoa Road, on the approach to Fernside School form the south. The work date is yet to be confirmed but will take place within the next two months.
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Information Notice - George Street and King Street Intersection Improvements
Notice Posted: 11 Feb 2020
Two new pedestrian refuge islands are being installed at the intersection of George Street and King Street. The work will be taking place over 10 days between March/April between the hours of 7.30am and 6pm Mondays to Saturdays.
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Kairaki Beach Carpark Improvements
Notice Posted: 23 Jan 2020
Improvements will be made to the Kairaki Beach carpark at the end of Featherstone Avenue.
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Information Notice - Pedestrian Refuge Islands Johns Road
Notice Posted: 12 Dec 2019
Johns Road is a busy road and the Council is proposing to install two new pedestrian refuge islands on Johns Road and one on Pentecost Road at the Johns Road intersection.
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