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Christchurch Southern Motorway

March 20, 2012 by


I had a bit of a poke around some of the works going on in relation to the Christchurch Southern Motorway this weekend, although I wasn’t able to get around all the sites I would have liked to. Driving along the motorway, the formation where the two additional lanes that will eventually carry southbound traffic, […]

CSM2 flyover

January 8, 2012 by


Here is an interesting animated video I found this weekend. It is an animated flyover from NZTA of the proposed four-laned┬ásection of SH1 from Rolleston to Templeton (MSRFL) and stage 2 of the Christchurch southern motorway (CSM2). It is interesting to note that MSRFL will essentially be a continuation of the motorway, with the only […]

Christchurch Southern Motorway (stage two) and SH1 upgrade images

August 28, 2011 by


NZTA have put some interesting images up on their website of the proposed Christchurch Southern Motorway stage two junctions, overbridges and underpasses. Some of the more interesting ones:       You can see the rest here. I don’t generally have too many problems with these projects and this is really just a post for […]

NZTA announces preferred southern motorway (stage two) alignment

August 8, 2011 by


The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has announced its preferred alignment for stage two of the Christchurch Southern Motorway, which will take the motorway from the end of the currently under construction stage one section, which ends at Halswell Junction Rd, to just south of Templeton. The preferred alignment for the third stage, the four-laning […]

Christchurch Southern Motorway flyover

July 7, 2011 by


Earthquake or no earthquake, there is no stopping completion of Christchurch’s first Roads of National Significance Project, stage one of the Christchurch Southern Motorway. Now well into its construction phase the project is due for completion in 2013. Beyond then, further stages will take it to beyond Templeton with a final stage being the four-laning […]

More Motorways in the pipeline?

April 30, 2011 by


The Ministry of Transport has recently released its “Government Policy Statement on Land Transport Funding 2012/13 – 2021/22” and, surprise, it’s the usual roads-fest that we have come to expect with the bulk of the money being put into State Highway projects. There is clearly a lack of balance in transport spending in this country, […]