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Temporary Road Closures

15 April 2014

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Anzac Day - Friday 25 April 2014

Notice is hereby given under Section 342 of the Local Government Act 1974 that the following streets will be closed to ordinary vehicular traffic on Anzac Day, Friday, 25 April 2014.

Blenheim

From 10.00 am to 11.00 am

Arthur Street from Queen Street to Seymour Street
Seymour Street from Arthur Street to John Street, including the High/Seymour
and Charles/Seymour Street intersections

From 11.00 am to 12.30 pm

High Street from Queen Street to Henry Street
Seymour Street from Charles Street to John Street
Alfred Street from Henry Street to Market Street
Hutcheson Street from Alfred Street to John Street
Russell Terrace from Alfred Street

Notice is also hereby given that parking will be prohibited and cars will be removed from 6.00 am to midday in the following areas:

Arthur Street from Queen Street to Seymour Street
Seymour Street from Arthur Street to John Street
High Street from Henry Street to Market Street
Hutcheson Street from Henry Street to Queen Street
Alfred Street from Henry Street to Market Street including Russell Terrace

Picton

From 5.45 am to 6.30 am

London Quay from Auckland Street to Wellington Street, and
High Street from London Quay to the intersection of Dublin Street/Waikawa Road/High Street

Note: Free parking will be available in the Alfred Street parking building. The barrier arms will not be in use, they will be left open on Anzac Day only. Limited parking will be available on Henry Street and John Street.

The wet weather venue for the Blenheim United Memorial Service will be the Marlborough Lines Stadium 2000 in Kinross Street.

Alistair Sowman
Mayor


Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon - Thomsons Ford Road and O'Dwyers Road, Blenheim - Saturday 10 May 2014

Pursuant to the Transport (Vehicular Traffic Road Closure) Regulations 1965, notice is given that on

  • Saturday 10 May 2014 from 7.00 am to 10.30 am, O’Dwyers Road and Thomsons Ford Road, Blenheim, between Old Renwick Road and Rapaura Road, is proposed to be closed to ordinary vehicle traffic for the purpose of the Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon.

During the proposed period of closure, ordinary vehicular traffic may use the road being closed between events under the supervision and authority of an officer of the New Zealand Police (Traffic Safety Branch).

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

Persons wishing to object to the proposal are to lodge their objection and grounds in writing before 12 April 2014 at the office of Marlborough Roads, Level 1, The Forum, Market Street, Blenheim or PO Box 1031, Blenheim 7201.

For all enquiries please contact Sandra Boyd on 03 520 8330.


Marlborough Car Club Racing - Redwood Pass Road - Sunday 18 May 2014

Pursuant to the Transport (Vehicular Traffic Road Closure) Regulations 1965, notice is given that

  • Redwood Pass Road, Riverlands from a point 4 km from the intersection with State Highway 1 for a distance of 4.9 km will, be closed to all vehicular traffic on Sunday 18 May 2014 from 7.30 am to 5.30 pm for the purpose of the Marlborough Car Club car racing.

During the proposed period of closure, ordinary vehicular traffic may use the road being closed between events under the supervision and authority of an officer of the New Zealand Police (Traffic Safety Branch).

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

Persons wishing to object to the proposal are to lodge their objection and grounds thereof in writing before 7 May 2014 at the office of Marlborough Roads, The Forum, Market Street, Blenheim, PO Box 1031, Blenheim 7240.

Any enquiries should be addressed to Sandra Boyd, Marlborough Roads, Ph: 03 520 8330.

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