Upokongaro Cycle Bridge project update

Following discussions with the project contractor, Whanganui District Council has identified 25 March or the week commencing 5 April, 2020 as key dates this year that would be suitable for the launch of the Upokongaro Cycle Bridge. To meet the requirements for this window, Emmetts Civil Construction Limited will look to re-establish machinery, materials and […]

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Castlecliff artwork blessing and celebration

Everyone is welcome to attend a blessing and celebration for an engraved glass artwork, created by Castlecliff artist Claire Bell, which is being installed in the walls of a bus shelter in Castlecliff in March. Bus shelters are a collaboration between Horizons Regional Council and Whanganui District Council. Horizons advises on location and funds installation, […]

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Upgrade signalled for Victoria Avenue / Glasgow Street traffic lights

Whanganui District Council’s planned upgrade to the traffic signals at the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Glasgow Street will begin on Monday, 24 February 2020. The Council’s Senior Roading Engineer, Brent Holmes, says, “The traffic signal equipment at this intersection is out-of-date and we are no longer able to obtain parts to maintain them. “In […]

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