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Going, going, gone; delays while crane moved from Lukes Lane

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The job is done and the shaky lift tower has been removed from Lukes Lane. The big crane is now being moved too, with possible delays to traffic in Taranaki Street.

Media release from WCC
Motorists are advised to either avoid or expect delays around Taranaki Street between Courtenay Place and Wakefield Street this afternoon and early this evening.

Taranaki Street will be down to one lane both ways while a large crane, which was used to dismantle the Lukes Lane lift shaft last week, is packed down and loaded onto large trucks to be shipped back to Christchurch.

After 7pm there may also be some disruption to traffic at the Courtenay Place end of Manners street, which may delay buses, as some trucks manoeuvre out of Lukes Lane. Commuters are asked to be patient.