Traffic delays today on SH1 heading north


Edit 5:05pm: Transport for Christchurch report that the crash and associated queuing has now been cleared, and the area has 'normal evening traffic levels'. ^Simon

Are you planning to head north out of Christchurch this afternoon? Transport for Christchurch are advising motorists to expect delays and consider delaying their travel due to a crash on the northern motorway near the Chaneys on-ramp. See this post for details.




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Crash at Main North Rd / QEII Dr – Thursday PM


EDIT 4:30pm: Transport for Christchurch reports that the crash site is now clear and all lanes reopened. ^SB

More traffic issues in the Papanui area. Take care out there.

MAIN NORTH RD / QEII DR INTERSECTION – CRASH – UPDATE 3:51PM

The crash site is now clear with all lanes now restored. ^SM
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3.30PM

A tow truck is onsite and vehicles are about to be cleared. The below lane restrictions are in place:

• Traffic southbound on Main North Rd is down to one…

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Email update from Council on the Main North Road bus priority project

The following update on the Main North Road bus priority project has been sent by the Council's engagement staff:
"Dear Submitter
Main North Road Bus Priority Update for Submitters
I’m getting in touch to let you know that at its meeting on 24 August, the Papanui/Innes Community Board decided to defer their recommendation to Council for a decision on the Main North Road bus priority proposal. They will reconsider the report at their 14 September meeting.
The agenda will be available online three working days before the meeting.
We will get back to let you know the outcome of the meeting."
Think Papanui will continue to share information in relation to this proposal, including the agenda && outcome of the 14 September meeting.




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Water main repair at Sawyers Arms Rd / Sisson Dr – Thu PM

Take care in the Sawyers Arms Road / Sisson Drive area this afternoon – traffic controls are in place due to urgent repairs to a water main. Click through for details and follow Transport for Christchurch for updates.

SAWYERS ARMS RD – WATER MAIN REPAIR – STOP/GO – 12:45PM – THURS – 30AUG

A water main has blown out on Sawyers Arms Rd near the intersection with Sissons Dr. A stop/go is in place & caution is needed when driving through the work area.^SM




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Marble Wood Drive – Parking proposal

The Council has proposed P120 and ‘no stopping’ restrictions for Marble Wood Drive, to address parking availability and safety concerns. Click through for details and to give feedback. The proposal is open for feedback until 12 September 2018. https://ccc.govt.nz/the-council/consultations-and-submissions/haveyoursay/show/178

Marble Wood Drive – Parking proposal

Marble Wood Drive is a cul-de-sac which has unrestricted on-street parking. During the week the street is fully parked for most of the day.


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This week’s Nor’West News mis-reports Board meeting outcome

This week's Nor'West News appears to mis-report the outcome of last Friday's Community Board meeting. Contrary to what's in the paper this week, Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board deputy chair Emma Norrish advises that the Board has not approved the proposed Main North Road bus priority project, and that the Board will revisit the project at a later meeting. (Also, the Board is due to meet today 29 August, specifically to deal with Strengthening Communities funding decisions.)




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No decision yet on the Main North Rd bus priority project

No decision yet from the Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board on the Main North Road bus priority project (or on Strengthening Communities funding allocations). See this post for more information.

At today’s Papanui Innes Community Board meeting we received the petition from 9 year old Shannon asking for a pump track in Shirley, and requested staff to come back to us with a report on this.

We then heard deputations from three submitters on the Main North Rd bus priority project, before spending a considerable amount of time hearing from staff about the proposal. Board members aired a number of concerns and had a number of questions about the project which were discussed with staff, but…

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Video: big decisions coming up in this week’s Community Board meeting


There’s a lot on the agenda for this week’s meeting of the Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Communitty Board, including the Main North Road bus priority proposal. Here’s a more detailed run down from Emma Norrish – Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board Member.

Here’s a run-down on what’s coming up this Friday at our Papanui Innes Community Board meeting. We’ve got a decision on the Main North Rd Bus Priority Project, which I’ve gone into some detail about here, as well as some important funding decisions.

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Agenda of Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board – 24 August 2018


The Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board will meet this Friday at 9am in the Papanui boardroom. The agenda includes: a report from Council staff on the proposed Main North Road Bus Priority project; road names for a new subdivision in Belfast; approval of grants from the Strengthening Communities Fund totalling $147,643; establishment of a Positive Youth Development Fund for 2018/19; a funding application from the North-West Collective (which staff recommend the Board declines); and funding applications from three other community groups (recommended for approval). This meeting is open for the public to attend. Click through to read the full agenda: http://christchurch.infocouncil.biz/Open/2018/08/PICB_20180824_AGN_2439_AT_WEB.htm

Agenda of Waipapa/Papanui-Innes Community Board – 24 August 2018



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