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Diamond Harbour and Governors Bay - infrastructure - Overview

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What
Repairs to sections of earthquake damaged infrastructure
Where
Diamond Harbour and Governors Bay
When
Starting as early as Monday 11 April 2016 until July 2016

In this notice

Diamond Harbour Catchment Area

Map. Location of works. Sourced from Google Maps Copyright reserved. A Waipapa Avenue, B Near #4 and #6 Marine Drive, C #20 Marine Drive : south from Stoddard Point Recreation Reserve, B is north from C, C is north from A; D Marama Terrace: a location between Diamond Harbour and Stoddard Point Recreation Reserve; E Te Wharau Lane: a location west from Marine Drive and southwest from Diamond Harbour.

What we are doing

SCIRT has been repairing the horizontal infrastructure around Christchurch for the past four years.

Starting as early as Monday 11 April 2016, we will continue with repairs to the earthquake damaged infrastructure in Diamond Harbour.

We may work in more than one location at a time to finish work as soon as possible. You may see our crews working at one or all five of the locations labelled A to E on the map.

This work involves CCTV investigations, segment repairs to wastewater and storm water pipes and a bio-filter replacement. There will be trenching in or on the side of the road and on tracks to replace the earthquake damaged wastewater or storm water main pipes. On completion of our work we will reinstate the road or track where we've been working.

  1. As early as Monday 11 April 2016
    between #1 Te Papau Crescent and #51 Waipapa Avenue

    Storm water segment replacement. This will involve digging down to the section of pipe that is damaged and replacing it with a new section of pipe. This should take about three days to complete with no major traffic impacts.

    Map. Location of works. Sourced from Google Maps Copyright reserved. Repair A: northwestern corner of Waipapa Avenue/Te Papau Crescent.

  2. As early as Wednesday 13 April 2016
    Stoddard Point Recreation Reserve opposite #6 and #4 Marine Drive

    Sewer line replacement. We will be replacing 40m of damaged sewer line. This should take about ten days to complete with no major traffic impacts.

    Map. Location of works. Sourced from Google Maps Copyright reserved. Repair B: a location adjacent northwest of Marine Drive (opposite 4 and 6).

  3. As early as Monday 25 April 2016
    outside #20 Marine Drive

    Wastewater pipe segment replacement. This will involve digging down to the section of pipe that is damaged and replacing it with a new section of pipe. This should take about five days to complete. This repair runs across Marine Drive and will be done in two phases in order to keep one lane open for traffic. Two-way traffic will be maintained with stop/go traffic lights.

    Map. Location of works. Sourced from Google Maps Copyright reserved. Repair C: crossing Marine Drive (at 20); Traffic lights: at 20, and at 22, Marine Drive.

  4. Date to be confirmed
    behind #1 Marama Terrace

    Wastewater pipe repair. This will involve accessing the pipe via the manhole just off Marama Terrace to line a damaged patch of the main pipe. This should take about three days to complete. A shoulder closure will be in place with parking restrictions and cyclists merging.

    Map. Location of works. Sourced from Google Maps Copyright reserved. Repair D: a location between Marama Terrace/Marine Drive/Te Ara Crescent; Manhole (blue disc): southern side of Marama Terrace (adjacent east of 1, which is adjacent east of Te Ara Crescent); Shoulder closure (blue dashed): southern side of Marama Terace (between Te Ara Crescent and the manhole).

  5. Date to be confirmed
    near #9 Te Wharau Lane

    Biofilter replacement. This will involve digging down to the damaged biofilter and replacing it. This should take about three days to complete with no traffic impacts.

    Map. Location of works. Sourced from Google Maps Copyright reserved. Repair E: a location near 9 Te Wharau Lane (9 is at the southwestern bend).

Please be aware our dates are subject to change as repairing the earthquake damage to pipes, roads and bridges in our city is a big job. We are getting there, but sometimes we run into problems part way through a project.

These can cause unexpected delays or disrupt communities more than we thought. We will update you if there are any significant changes.

Governors Bay Catchment Area

Map. Location of Works. Sourced from Google Maps Copyright reserved. F Governors Bay Road #854 to #859: part of the southern side of Governors Bay Road (which is northeast from Governors Bay); G #903 Governors Bay Road a location on the southern side of Governors Bay Road (between F and Governors Bay); H #107 Main Road: a location on the eastern side of Main Road, south Governors Bay.

What we are doing

Starting as early as Monday 2 May 2016, we will continue with repairs to earthquake damaged infrastructure in Governors Bay.

We may work in more than one location at a time to finish work as soon as possible. You may see our crews working at one or all three of the locations labelled F to H on the map. Further detail for each of these repairs follows.

This work involves CCTV investigations, segment repairs to wastewater pipes and relaying a new section of water main pipe along Governors Bay Road. There will be trenching in or on the side of the road to replace the earthquake damaged pipes. On completion of our work we will reinstate the road or property where we've been working.

  1. As early as Monday 2 May 2016
    between #854 and #891 Governors Bay Road

    A section of 675m of earthquake damaged water main will be dug up by trenching and replaced along Governors Bay Road. This work will result in loss of access and there will be a number of water shut downs while we complete these works. We will be in contact with directly affected residents with more detail closer to the time of these works. These works will require our crews to be working in half the width of the road. This work will be done in two parts. Two-way traffic will be maintained with stop/go traffic lights. Works should take about eight weeks to complete.

    Map. Location of works. Sourced from Google Maps Copyright reserved. Repair orange: southeastern/southern/southwestern sides of Governors Bay Road (between 891 to opposite 854); Traffic lights: Governors Bay Road (at 891, and at 854).

    McConnell Dowell would like to thank the community for their continued patience and understanding while we complete our essential work in the wider Christchurch area.

  2. Date to be confirmed
    outside #903 Governors Bay Road

    Storm water pipe segment replacement. This will involve digging down to the section of pipe that is damaged and replacing it with a new section of pipe. This should take about five days to complete. This repair runs across Governors Bay Road and will be done in two phases in order to keep one lane open for traffic. Two-way traffic will be maintained stop/go traffic lights.

    Map. Location of works. Repair G: crossing Governors Bay Road (at 903, which is near to but west of Sandy Beach Rd); Traffic lights: adjacent east/west of Repair G.
    Sourced from Google Maps Copyright reserved.

  3. Date to be confirmed
    outside #107 Main Road

    Storm water pipe segment replacement. This will involve digging down to the section of pipe that is damaged and replacing it with a new section of pipe. This should take about five days to complete. This repair runs across Main Road and will be done in two phases in order to keep one lane open for traffic. Two-way traffic will be maintained stop/go traffic lights.

    Map. Location of works. Repair H: crossing Main Road (at 107); Traffic lights: adjacent north/south of Repair H.
    Sourced from Google Maps Copyright reserved.

What to expect

  • Our work involves repairing earthquake damaged infrastructure.
  • Stop/go traffic lights, lane reductions, shoulder closures and turning restrictions will be part of this work.
  • Temporary changes in traffic management may result in limited or no vehicle access to your property for a period of time. Affected residents will be notified prior to this starting.
  • Buses servicing this area may be affected by this work. Please refer to the Metro website or phone Metro information on 366 8855 on the day of travel for any changes.

Supporting local businesses

We all know road works create challenges for businesses, residents and road users but they are necessary for SCIRT to repair our earthquake damaged infrastructure. You can help with the rebuild by going the extra mile to support local businesses. It may mean taking a longer detour; or walking to visit a store.

Please continue supporting your local businesses.

Go the extra mile for businesses affected by rebuild roadworks.

Affected businesses

Are you a business that may be affected by these upcoming works?

Please contact McConnell Dowell (SCIRT) by calling 0508 718 719. To help, we can provide personalised signs with your business logo on them.

General information

All works are subject to favourable weather and on-site construction conditions. Our standard hours for these works will be 7am to 5pm.

There will be increased noise, dust and vibration levels associated with this work. We will do our best to minimise these.

If your property is within the traffic management area, please clearly label your bins with your street address and put the bins out by 5pm the night before your collection day so that our crew can move them to a suitable collection point.

Please contact McConnell Dowell if you have any specific access requirements that we need to consider e.g. Nurse Maude, Meals on Wheels, or planned works on your property.

As part of this work we will be working close to trees. To avoid damaging trees, we will consult with a CCC arborist. If we need to remove a tree, we will work closely with the CCC to meet any removal and replacement requirements.

Works will have no planned impact on current power, telecommunications or gas services. However, the network is still fragile so please be prepared in case there is an unexpected outage.

Safety is our number one priority. Safety is your priority too. Stay clear and stay alert—keep children and pets a safe distance from the work site.

Other works

Please note we will only be repairing the earthquake damaged infrastructure detailed in this notice. We have no planned works to other infrastructure. If you have any questions regarding other repairs, please phone the Christchurch City Council on 941 8999.

Need more information?

Contact the McConnell Dowell Infrastructure Rebuild Team

Call McConnell Dowell on:
0508 718 719 (8.30am–5pm Monday–Friday).
Emergency calls will be diverted outside of these hours.
Email McConnell Dowell:
[email protected]
Visit the SCIRT website:
www.strongerchristchurch.govt.nz

The SCIRT programme is scheduled to finish at the end of 2016. After SCIRT has finished, the Christchurch City Council and the New Zealand Transport Agency will continue to repair and rebuild the remaining earthquake damaged infrastructure in Christchurch.

Start date: 
Mon, 11/04/2016
Project numbers: 
11064