Between Monday December 4 and Friday December 8, contractors will be removing debris from one of the ponds at the Twin Bridges water garden at Virginia Lake. Heavy machinery will be operating. Please observe the warning signs.
Car park sealing
The Virginia Lake car park will be re-sealed on Tuesday, November 28 and Wednesday, November 29. During this time it will be closed. Alternative parking is available in Babbage Place.
Whanganui River Road - Shellrock Bluff
Council contractors will be doing major earthworks at Shellrock Bluff on the Whanganui River Road.
This work will take place from Monday 6 November 2017 until 9.00pm on Friday 8 December 2017. There will be road closures during this time. The road will be open on Saturdays, Sundays and during public holidays.
The work will take place from RP: 13.413 to RP 13.932 - Culvert Number 61 to Bridge Number 23 (Whautehi Stream). This work is taking place following damage from the 2015 rain event.
Revised opening and closing times are:
9.00am - 12.00pm noon: CLOSED
12.00pm noon - 1.00pm: OPEN
1.00pm - 3.00pm: CLOSED
3.00pm - 4.00pm: OPEN
4.00pm - 5.30pm: CLOSED
5.30pm - 6.30pm: OPEN
6.30pm - 9.00pm: CLOSED
From 8 December 2017 until 23 December 2017, works will continue but traffic will be controlled using a 'stop/go' system. Thanks for your patience during this time.
Planned works - November 2017
Flood event clean up June 2015
Major works will be occurring on flood damaged roads in our
district, including reinstatement on Whanganui River Road at Gentle
Annie/Aramoana and Shellrock (Oyster) Bluff
Sealed road pavement maintenance
Unsealed road grading
Kerb and channel renewal
Footpath renewal and pavement reinstatement
Water table/culvert maintenance