Traffic was heavy on Main North Road through Redwood and Belfast this morning due to the closure of the Christchurch Northern Corridor (SH74) for a filming event. Expect a repeat tomorrow morning Sunday 4 July, when the motorway will again be closed between 5am and 12pm. Follow Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency – South Island for updates.
SH74 Christchurch Northern Corridor – ROAD OPEN – UPDATE: SAT 3 JULY, 12PM
SH74 Christchurch Northern Corridor is now OPEN between SH1 and the QEII Dr Interchange after the earlier closure.
The road will close again tomorrow Sunday 4 July from 5am to midday.^JP
This weekend the SH74 Christchurch Northern Corridor from the SH1 Interchange to Queen Elizabeth II Dr Interchange including the Belfast Rd on-ramp and off-ramp will be closed on:
• Saturday 3 July – 5 am to midday, and
• Sunday 4 July – 5 am to midday.
Signed detours will be in place on SH1 Christchurch Northern Motorway and Main North Rd and Queen Elizabeth II Dr.
Please allow a little more travel time — we estimate between 3-11 minutes.
The closures are for a filming event and are subject to weather conditions.
Check our website for updates on when this closure is in place: https://www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz/traffic/canterbury. ^JP