Road and Footpath programmes
Over the 2021-22 financial year, Council will be undertaking various work include resurfacing and rehabilitations on sealed and unsealed roads, roadside drainage improvements, footpaths, kerb and channel replacement, intersection resurfacing and streetlight upgrades.
For a quick look to see what is happening around the district, check out our Road Works interactive map.
For more detail refer to the various programmes outlined below.
Rehabilitation of sealed roads
Road rehabilitation work is done to improve the strength of the pavement or road.
Sites confirmed for rehabilitation for the 2021/22 financial year are:
- Arundel Rakaia Gorge Road (RP 11725m-14130m)
- Thompsons Track (RP 15930m-17390m)
- Christys Road (RP 11700m-13475m)
- Ashburton Staveley Road (RP 11960m-12360m)
- Ashburton Staveley Road (RP 13585m-14195m)
If funding allows we would also like to carry out rehabilitation on the following additional sites during the 2021/22 financial year:
- Forks Road (RP 3520m-4480m)
- Valetta Westerfield Road (RP 10000m-10510m)
Resealing of sealed roads
Resealing helps provide better skid resistance for motorists.
Heavy Maintenance of sealed roads
Heavy maintenance involves repairing weak sections of pavement by either digging out failures or cement stabilisation.
The roads programmed for heavy maintenance in 2021/22 financial year are:
- Arundel Rakaia Gorge Road
- Ashburton Gorge Road
- Barford Road
- Beach Road East
- Blackford Road
- Forks Road
- Line Road
- Lismore Mayfield Road
- Moorhouse Road
- Thompsons Track
Footpath resurfacing, kerb and channel replacement
The footpath resurfacing and kerb and channel replacement programme enables the upgrading of older type footpaths.
The footpath and kerb and channel renewal programme is currently under development.
New Footpath, kerb and channel installations
The construction of these new installations enables the extension of existing footpaths and kerb and channel as development is undertaken in, and adjacent to urban areas.
The new footpath and kerb and channel installation programme is currently under development.