News from Wellington Water
As a result of our work on the broken wastewater pipe in Willis Street, we have also been working in Abel Smith, Cuba and Vivian Streets to perform maintenance work clearing out other wastewater pipes.
The next stage of work in the area involves lifting a manhole and making some repairs, followed by flushing. In order to do this, we need to close a section of the intersection of Abel Smith and Cuba Streets
Vehicles will be detoured down Wigan Street onto Taranaki Street and right on to SH1 and right on to Cuba.
The intersection will be on 24/7 traffic control signals.
Pedestrian access is still available throughout the work. Cyclists will have access past the site via the footpath on the closure side, so will be able to dismount and make their way through. Those who are using the “open” lanes will use the road as normal following the signals.
This work will begin on Wednesday, and is expected to take one month to complete.
Access along Cuba Street through this intersection is still available, however there will be no access into Cuba Street from the Taranaki Street entrance into Abel Smith Street.