Latest update 16 Oct 2019

Heath Precinct bus shelters opening soon

A major redevelopment of central Christchurch’s busiest bus stops is nearly complete, with the new Health Precinct bus bays and shelters ready for use from 21 October.

Latest update 07 Mar 2019

Health Precinct bus shelter construction starting next week

Work to construct two large bus shelters and six dedicated bus bays on Tuam Street, between Hagley Avenue and Antigua Street, will begin on 12 March.

Latest update 14 Dec 2018

Hospital section of Oxford Terrace open next week.

A new pick-up and drop-off area on Oxford Terrace, between the Hospital and Christchurch Outpatients, will be open from Wednesday 19 December.

Latest update 03 May 2018

Additional north-bound lane opening on Durham Street

A new single north-bound lane on a small section of Durham Street will be open to traffic from 9 May, to make it easier for people to access the city centre’s shops.

Latest update 30 Apr 2018

Oxford Terrace roadworks starting soon – road temporarily closed

Work to transform Oxford Terrace between the Christchurch Hospital and Outpatients building starts on 7 May 2018.

Latest update 13 Feb 2018

Temporary closures coming for major central city streets – expect delays.

Three major central city intersections will be rebuilt over six weekends, half an intersection at a time.

Latest update 12 Jan 2018

Cambridge Terrace/Durham Street night works

Cambridge Terrace/Durham Street closes for four nights from Tuesday 16 January for final road sealing and line marking between Worcester Boulevard and Lichfield Street as part of the Central City Tran

Latest update 09 Mar 2017

First stage of Durham Street back to two lanes

Durham Street between Kilmore Street and Worcester Boulevard has today returned to two lanes with the bulk of the road works on this portion of the An Accessible Project now complete.

Latest update 03 Mar 2017

Watch - Ōtākaro Limited - Traffic Projects

Ōtākaro is doing a lot of work that affects people using the roads in the central city. Here are answers to some of the questions Ōtākaro often gets asked about roadworks.

Latest update 24 Feb 2017

Western end of St Asaph and Tuam Streets to be upgraded

Work to upgrade the few remaining blocks of St Asaph Street, Tuam Street and Hagley Avenue will get underway on 27 February as part of An Accessible City.

Latest update 07 Oct 2016

Work ramps up on Durham Street - expect delays

Sections of Durham Street will be reduced to one lane between Kilmore and Tuam Streets from 17 October to April 2017 as part of the An Accessible City programme.

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