Hawkins Road / Lower Styx Road / Marshland Road - intersection & bridge upgrade

What

Intersection safety upgrade and bridge widening.

Why

Intersection safety upgrade.

Where

Hawkins Road / Lower Styx Road / Marshland Road, Marshland.

When

Late January 2021 to March 2022 (weather/site condition dependent).

Contact

The contractor is Downer. Phone Steve 027 702 6057 or email steve.ricketts@downer.co.nz

Details:

  • Work area: Hawkins Road, Lower Styx Road and Marshland Road intersection, Marshland.
  • The works comprise of:
    • widening the existing three span bridge carrying Marshland Road over the Styx River
    • extending the Canal Reserve Drain culvert crossing Hawkins Road
    • installing traffic signals at the Hawkins/Lower Styx/Marshland intersection
    • approach widening and associated stormwater, street lighting, landscaping, and coordination of utility diversions
  • The construction works will be staged progressively with temporary traffic management in place based on the various work phases and heavy machinery on site.
  • Fortnightly progress reports will be issued, outlining anticipated progress and pending changes to the temporary traffic management plans.
  • We anticipate reduced traffic along Marshlands Road with the opening of the new Christchurch Northern Corridor, which should help with construction productivity on site.