Planned Works & Road Closures

Planned works - February 2018

Flood damage recovery: Whanganui River Road Oyster (Shellrock) Bluff and Jerusalem Bluff, Papaiti Road realignment (Mosquito Point), Garlands Road Bridge abutment protection and Waikupa Road dropout repair.

Pre-sesealed road maintenance: Heads Road, Whanganui River Road, Somme Parade, Raine Street, Hinau Street, Quick Avenue

Road resealing: Whanganui River Road, No 2 Line, Koatanui Road, Mangamahu Road,  Dublin Street Bridge, Duigan Street, Konini Street, Meuli Street, Rogers Street, Somme Parade, Spier Street (residents in the urban area will be notified about the resealing work by a mail drop)

Unsealed road grading: Westmere

Underground works: Rangiora Street (Cornfoot Street to Seafront Road)

Kerb and channel renewal: Marybank Road (No.26 to No.30), Rangiora Street (Cornfoot Street to Seafront Road), St Hill Street (Guyton Street to Ridgway Street)

Footpath renewal: Rangiora Street (Cornfoot Street to Seafront Road), St Hill Street (Guyton Street to Ridgway Street)

Pavement reinstatement: St Hill Street (Guyton Street to Ridgway Street), Rangiora Street (Cornfoot Street to Seafront Road), Marybank Road (No.26 to No.30)

Water table/culvert maintenance: Whanganui River Road

Vegetation mowing: Whanganui River Road and Westmere

Watermain works: Heads Road (Cavell Place to Kings Avenue)

Stormwater works: Mosston Road (Wharf Street to Heads Road and Heads Road to Hinau Street), Glasgow Street (Keith Street to Harrison Street)

Dublin Street Bridge resurfacing
Updated schedule information

The Dublin Street Bridge will be closed for resurfacing from 6.00am to 5.00pm on Saturday, 24 February 2018.

If the weather is wet on this date, the work will be rescheduled for Sunday, 25 February 2018.

This date has changed from what was previously advertised (Sunday, 18 February 2018) due to forecasted wet weather early next week which would affect the new surface.

Cyclists and pedestrians will be able to access the bridge at all times.

Thank you for your patience.

Mosston Road
Road closure

Mosston Road will be closed to all south-bound traffic (travelling towards Heads Road) between Heads Road and Hinau Street from 7.30am, Wednesday 7 February 2018 to  5.00pm, Friday 2 March 2018.

The road will be closed to install a new stormwater pipe.

Mosston Road will remain open to all north-bound traffic (travelling towards Springvale).

Pedestrian and cycle access will be available at all times during the closure, although south-bound cyclists should dismount and use the footpath.

Detours will be in place. Please follow all traffic signs during the closure.

Kowhai Park walkway 
Temporary closure

A section of the walkway along the stop bank at Kowhai Park (adjacent to James MacGregor arboretum) will be closed to allow contractors to resurface the path. This work will take place from 23 January to 2 February. Signs will be in place to indicate an alternative walking route.

Kowhai Parkwalkway closure – Google Maps

Pedestrian b​​​rid​​ge closure – Matipo Park

The pedestrian bridge at Matipo Park is closed because of safety concerns after a recent structural inspection. 

Further investigation will be carried out in the New Year. The access track leading from Brunswick Road is locked and the car park is temporarily unavailable. Please contact the Parks Department on 349 0001 for further information.

There will be signage at Matipo Park informing users about the closure of the bridge.​​​​

Road c​​lo​sure – Whanganui River Road, Jerusalem Bluff

Road works will be undertaken at Jerusalem Bluff, just before the Jerusalem settlement, on the Whanganui River Road beginning Monday 8 January 2018. The work involves cutting into the existing road to widen it, which is similar to the work which has recently been completed on Shellrock (Oyster) Bluff.

The road is likely to remain open while the work is done, but stop/go controls will be in place for five-to-ten minute periods as required.​​

Page reviewed: 15 Feb 2018 3:20pm