Roads closed across the region

06:54, Jun 17 2013
BIG DELUGE: A chunk of the Makerikeri Bridge has washed out after constant rain damaged the bridge near Loburn.

Christchurch City Council has closed further roads due to flooding.

These are:

- Edgeware Rd between Geraldine St and Hills Rd

- Champion St approximately 100-200m in from Edgeware Rd

- Geraldine St between Warrington and Edgeware

- Lower Styx Rd is closed from 3km east of Marshlands to 100m west of Heyders Rd


Earlier the council announced the following closures of streets in Mairehau: Flockton Street, Speight Street, Aylesford Street, Squire Street, Archer Street, Carrick Street, Thornton Street and Harrison Street.

Other streets affected by flooding include: Sawyers Arms Road (from North end to Broughs Road), Emmett Street, Shirley, Northwood Boulevard roundabout, River Road (from North Avon to Banks Ave School).

Le Bons Bay, Valley Road, Stoney Bay Road and Gap Road are also closed due to flooding as are Okains Bay Road - Duvauchelle to Okains Bay (slips and fallen debris), Western Valley Road - Little River to Port Levy (slips and fallen debris), Fitzgerald Ave Bridge - northbound lane closed, Eastern Terrace - from Tennyson Street to Birdwood, Ernlea Terrace - from Colombo to end of the street.

Waimakariri District Council has also listed the following road closures due to flooding:


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