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As part of the 2020/21 Capital Works Plan, the Canterbury Town Centre Stage two upgrade worth $8.9M has commenced.
Overview of Project |
Current Work |
Cooks River Shared Path Detour |
Proposed Site Compound
The project includes:
Creating liveable and distinctive town centres is a priority for the community and Council.
Investing in our town centres is about revitalising and activating our main streets. With the Canterbury Town Centre stage two upgrade, it’s about bringing new energy and excitement to Canterbury, and transforming it into a commercial, social and cultural heart of the City.
The intersection upgrades are essential for the safety of vehicles and pedestrians. The improvements will make turning at the intersection safer for vehicles and crossing the road easier for pedestrians.
The shared path underpass upgrade will improve accessibility and safety for pedestrians and cyclists using the Cooks River cycleway. The upgrade will provide greater clearance from the bridge and ample space for pedestrians and cyclists to use the path at the same time.
Utility Relocation Work is currently happening. For more information
During the upgrade of the Canterbury Road shared path underpass Council will need to close the area. During this time Council has proposed the detour route outlined below:
Detour Route Eastbound on Cycleway
At the western end of Charles St, exit the Cycleway at the bridge over the Cooks River and head east on Charles St (footpath), turn left at the Canterbury Road intersection and head north along Canterbury Road (footpath) to Canterbury Station/Broughton St, cross Canterbury Road heading east at the traffic lights, turn right heading south along Canterbury Road and turn left at Close St (shared zone), follow along Close St (shared zone) heading east to Close St Reserve, then use the temporary footpath in Close St Reserve at the dog park to join back onto the shared path heading east.
Detour heading Westbound on Cycleway
Heading west along the Cooks river Cycleway take the temporary park in Close St Reserve near the dog park to Close St, head west along Close St (shared zone), turn right at the intersection onto Canterbury road (footpath). Travel north along Canterbury Road (footpath) to the Broughton St intersection opposite the Canterbury Station. Cross Canterbury Road heading west at the lights and turn left heading south along Canterbury Road (footpath), turn right onto Charles St (footpath) and head west along Charles St (footpath) until re-joining the shared path at the western end of Charles St, at the Cooks River shared path underpass.
To have your say contact Council's Project Team email@example.com before 5pm Friday 23 April 2021.
As part of the project Council is proposing a site compound is located in Close St Reserve (Lesley Muir Reserve) for more details and to have your say on this proposal