Road, Bridge & Water Notices

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​Road​​​ Clo​​​​​su​​​​r​es

Please do NOT drive on​​ the closed roads listed below. They may look fine, but be badly damaged and are a danger to use. Road users need to be aware that any damage done to their vehicles on closed roads is not covered by insurance. 

​​These roads remain closed:​

  • Burning Plain Road, Cli​nton​
  • River Bank Road, Inch Clutha

​Roadwo​​rks

Nuggets Road Slip Repairs

Council contractors will be undertaking slip repairs to the Nuggets Road from 14 September till 23 December 2020.

Motorists can expect delays of up to 15 minutes at a time along Nuggets Road while the work is being done to ensure the safety of workers and the public.

This will be sign posted and drivers will be notified by personnel on the ground as to how long the wait will be.

Council's app Antenno, Council's website and Facebook page will also have updates as needed.

​Temporary R​​oa​​​d Closure​s

Tree Felling 

PURSUANT to the Local Government Act 1974, Schedule 10 (clause 11), Notice is given that the Clutha District Council, for the purpose of Tree Felling proposes to close the following roads to ordinary vehicular traffic for the period indicated hereunder.  


DATE: 12/11/2020 to 11/12/2020


​​​Road​Time
​Black Swamp Road, Table Hill​​7am -4.30pm


It will be an offence under the above regulations for any person otherwise than under authority of an authorised permit to use the road for ordinary vehicular traffic during the period of closure.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may create for the travelling public.

Steve Hill
CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Ford Road, Waitahuna

Ford Road is closed to vehicles for bridge replacement work. It will be closed 27 October 2020 to 27 November 2020. If necessary, the closure may extend to 18 December 2020.
 
This is a No Exit road with no residence.

Steve Hill
CHIEF EXECUTIVE
 
Clutha District Santa Parade

URSUANT to the Transport (Vehicular Traffic Road Closure) Regulations 1965 and Local Government Act 1974 Schedule 10 (clause 11) notice is hereby given that for the purpose of the Clutha District Santa Parade the following streets will be closed to ordinary vehicular traffic for the period indicated hereunder. 

Streets to be closed to ordinary vehicular traffic and period of closure: 

SHl Clyde Street between Renfrew & High Streets 12 noon to 2pm Elizabeth Street between Clyde Street & James Street 9am to 2pm.

During the proposed period of closure the following provision will be made for ordinary vehicular traffic which would otherwise use the streets: ​

Detour via: Northbound: Charlotte Street Southbound: Renfrew & James Streets

Date of closure: Saturday, 5 December 2020 

It will be an offence under the above Regulations for any person otherwise than under authority of an authorised permit to use the street for ordinary vehicular traffic during the period of closure. 

Graeme Hall 
System Manager Lower South Island 
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Dunedin 
​​Steve Hill
Chief Executive
Clutha District Council

Chattham Street Waihola

PURSUANT to the Local Government Act 1974, Schedule 10 (clause 11), Notice is given that the Clutha District Council, for the purpose of a Water Upgrade, proposes to intermittently close the following roads to ordinary vehicular traffic during the period indicated hereunder.  

For resident access, please contact Andrew Haulage on 03 418 1299.

DATE: 27/08/2020 to 29/02/2021

​​Road​Detour​Time
​Chattham Street, Waihola​Detours will be sign posted.​7.00am - 6.00pm

It will be an offence under the above regulations for any person otherwise than under authority of an authorised permit to use the road for ordinary vehicular traffic during the period of closure.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may create for the travelling public.

Steve Hill
CHIEF EXECUTIVE

​Dust S​​uppression

Council have the following two options available for residents concerned about dust from gravel roads:

  1. Dust Suppression by Applicant
    This allows residents to apply to Council to undertake Dust Suppression themselves using an approved dust suppressant product (waste oil no longer permitted) or to employ a Contractor to undertake this work. 

The application form for a permit to apply dust susspression can be found on Council's ​Forms and Guides page:​

More information on these options is available through Council’s web-site www.cluthadc.govt.nz  or call Council on 0800 801 350 and ask for Melanie Scott, Operations Administrator.

Steve Hill
CHIEF EXECUTIVE

WATER NO​​T​​​​IC​​ES​​​​​​​​ 

​​Boil and Conserve Water Notice Glenkenich

A temporary Boil Water Notice and Conserve Water Notice has been put in place for Glenkenich Rural Water Scheme, effective immediately. This is mainly due to the current treatment system not able to handle the degraded water coming from the Pomahaka River after recent rainfall. ​ 

This means that those affected will need to boil any drinking water for one minute before drinking it. This includes any water that will be consumed, such as water to brush your teeth, food preparation and washing food that will not be cooked e.g. salad vegetables and ready-to-eat fruit.

Thank you for your patience.

Boil Wat​er Notice - T​​uap​​eka West

A Boil Water Notice is in place for Tuapeka West.  This means that those affected will need to boil any drinking water for one minute before drinking it. ​​

This means that those affected will need to boil any drinking water for one minute before drinking it. This includes any water that will be consumed, such as water to brush your teeth, food preparation and washing food that will not be cooked e.g. salad vegetables and ready-to-eat fruit.​​

​​​​​​​STA​Y​ IN​​ T​​​OUCH - Via Antenn​o or Rural Water Scheme​s Text Alert Notifications

Antenno is Council’s app that will keep you up-to-date with water scheme issues such as supply outages and boil water or conserve water notices, directly to your phone. It runs on any smartphone and is available for download from Google Play or from the Apple’s App Store.  ​You can also use Antenno to report a problem/service request to Council. 

You can also choose to have your water notices sent to you via our text message service. This service is optional, and has been developed following consultation with Rural Water Scheme committees.  At any time, names and/or numbers can be added or deleted on request.

Please do not reply to any such text messages. Continue to contact Council in the usual way if necessary (see 'Fault Reporting' above).​

Click here​ for or more information about how to download the Antenno App.

Click here​ to register your cell phone number via an online form.​​​

​BRIDG​​E NO​​​​T​​ICES

Bridge Closures 

Closure of Bridge - Hinahina Bridge

PURSUANT to the Local Government Act 1974, Schedule 10 (clause 11), Notice is given that the Clutha District Council, for the purpose of Hinahina Road Bridge Renewal is to close the following road to ordinary vehicular traffic for the period indicated hereunder. 

Date of Closure​31 August 2020
​Road/Bridge to be closedHinahina Bridge - ​Hina​hina Road to Lakeside Road
Time​7 am
Period of Closure31 August 2020 till ​7 July 2021
​DetourVia Papatowai Highway, Purkaunui Falls Road and Lakeside Road 
Re-open8 July 2021
​​

It will be an offence under the above regulations for any person other than under authority of an authorised permit to use the road for ordinary vehicular traffic during the period of closure.
 
We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause to the residents or the travelling public.


 
Steve Hill
CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Bridge Restr​​ictions

Notification of weight and speed limits on bridges. (Heavy Vehicle Regulations 1974 - Regulation 11)

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Regulation 11 (3) of the Heavy Motor Vehicle Regulations 1974, the Cluth​a District Council has fixed the following maximum weight (and/or speed) limits for heavy motor vehicles and combinations including a heavy motor vehicle on the bridges described hereunder:

List of bridges weight and speed limits​ ​​ (PDF, 123KB)​

​SH8 Be​​aum​​ont Bridg​​​e replaceme​​​nt project

​​The​​​ existing 134 year-old single lane bridge, one of the oldest on the highway network, and a critical link on SH8 between Milton and Roxburgh in Central Otago​, is n​earing the end of its economic life.​  

 Click here to learn more and follow the project's progress​.​​

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Page reviewed: 01 Dec 2020 6:23am