Ashburton CBD: Burnett Street excavations to start next week

Published: 12 March 2021

Share this article

Ashburton's new-look town centre is continuing to take shape, and next week residents are being advised to be mindful of excavations starting on Burnett Street.

From Monday 15 March, the contractor, Tru-Line Civil will begin digging up the old road surface and kerb along Burnett Street ready for the new surface to be applied.

Work will begin at the East Street end on the northern side of the road heading towards Cass Street before switching to the other side of the road.

The Council is advising that on-street parking will be impacted, but that Tru-Line Civil will endeavour to keep parks open wherever possible.

The footpath will remain open at all times and pedestrians will have continued access along the street.

Burnett Street has become a one-way road with entry via Cass Street, and traffic will be able to travel down the street while the digouts are underway.

The excavations and road preparation is expected to take two weeks to complete ready for the final road surface will be applied at a later date.

Learn more about the CBD Streetscape Revitalisation project at ashburtondc.govt.nz.

Follow Us

Upcoming meetings

COMMITTEE: Audit & Risk

9 February 2022, 1.30 pm


Council - Activity Briefings

9 February 2022, 9.30 am


Council

2 February 2022, 1.00 pm


ADVISORY GROUP: Biodiversity

1 February 2022, 1.00 pm


COMMITTEE: Road Safety Co-Ordinating

1 February 2022, 9.30 am


Road Closures

LAND SPEED RECORD ATTEMPT

from 1 Apr 8:00 to 3 Apr 16:30


HACKTHORNE ROAD

from 7 Mar 7:00 to 11 Mar 18:00


BARNSWOOD ROAD

from 28 Feb 7:00 to 3 Mar 18:00


UPPER DOWNS ROAD

from 26 Feb 8:00 to 26 Feb 18:00


GILLS ROAD

from 7 Feb 6:00 to 7 Feb 18:00


View all Road Closures | Live map

More News

View all news