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Annual Report: It’s been a great year for Upper Hutt

The Upper Hutt City Council 2014-15 Annual Report is now available – and the report not only shows our performance as a Council over the past year, but also tells a story of a city that is primed for growth and success for our people and our business community. After being formally approved in October,… Read more »

Bridge Road update—Friday 20/11, 1.20am: Birchville bridge collapse

At 5:00am this morning the contractor Fulton Hogan commenced sealing the temporary emergency access road. The road has now been sealed but we ask residents to drive with care as it is new seal and none of us want it damaged. Traffic Lights should be operating from this afternoon and the speed limit of 20kph… Read more »

Bridge Road update—Thursday 19/11, 1:30pm: Birchville bridge collapse

The temporary road was due to be sealed today. Unfortunately this has been delayed as the contractor has had to spend more time than anticipated preparing the road for sealing and completing the guardrail. Residents returning to Bridge Rd tonight should assemble at 5:30pm and be convoyed in by the contractor. Sealing will commence about… Read more »

Bridge Road update—Wednesday 18/11, 4:45pm: Birchville bridge collapse

Good afternoon residents. We have a few updates today, as we have a bit more clarity around how the sealing of the road will impact on your access to the track/temporary road. Weather permitting; the temporary road should be sealed tomorrow (Thursday). During sealing on Thursday the midday convoy option for vehicle access will not… Read more »

Bridge Road update—Friday 13/11, 4pm: Birchville bridge collapse

With vehicle access available for residents at 7.30am and 12pm, and access from Larchmont Grove now available at 12.15pm and 5.30pm, residents are now able to gather groceries and supplies for their households. Online shopping at Countdown is available, but will be for pick up only. Please visit the Countdown website for information on pick… Read more »

Bridge Road update—Friday 13/11, 1.30pm: Birchville bridge collapse

Council has been working with refuse/recycling providers to organise collection and are pleased to say that as of Tuesday 17 November normal weekly collection will recommence using each residence’s contracted provider. Collection on Tuesday will begin around midday, so we are asking all residents to please have their refuse at kerbside by 11:00am to ensure… Read more »

Bridge Road update—Thursday 12/11: Birchville bridge collapse

Progress on Bridge Road is coming along well, with work to seal the road on target for completion late next week. We’re pleased to say that vehicle access for residents has been extended. Access from Bridge Road is now available at 7.30am and 12pm, and access from Larchmont Grove is now available at 12.15pm and… Read more »

Bridge Road update—Wednesday 11/11: Birchville bridge collapse

Bridge Road residents now have some limited vehicle access through the new temporary road connecting their neighbourhood to Larchmont Grove. Starting tomorrow, Thursday 12 November, roading crews will escort a convoy of vehicles out of Bridge Road in the morning, returning again at night. Residents can assemble in their vehicles at the Bridge Road entrance… Read more »

Bridge Road update—Tuesday 10/11: Birchville bridge

Bridge Road residents will be very pleased to hear that the crews working to widen the track to make a temporary road through to Bridge Road have now made it through to the other side. While the unforeseen complications of the extraordinarily large and hard rock did slow progress, the assistance of residents with limiting… Read more »

Bridge Road update—Monday 9/11: Birchville bridge collapse

Our goal to lift the restrictions on times residents could walk through the bluff area of the track was delayed due to come complications to the work being done to widen the track. Contractors were effectively blocked from progressing due to an unusually large and hard rock in the area. Their equipment isn’t designed for… Read more »