No date for reopening of Westview Dr

Westview Dr in Weston remained closed yesterday due to flood damage from heavy rain in November.

Waitaki District Council roading manager Michael Voss said he would not comment on an updated completion date for the project to reopen the road until after a meeting with council contractor SouthRoads in the next "couple of days''.

But he said the council's assets group activity report for this month - which notes an additional culvert is to be "thrust-bored'' parallel to the existing culvert under Westview Dr and the Alps 2 Ocean Cycle Trail embankment to provide additional flood protection - had changed the work programme.

Last month the Otago Daily Times reported the road was expected to reopen by the end of this month.


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