City Streets Upgrade underway under Alert Level 3

The City Streets Upgrade is once again moving forward, meaning Esk Street is now open to pedestrians only. COVID-19 restrictions temporarily delayed the start of works in Esk St but contractor Downer has returned to the site to set up and begin stage one of the development that will transform Invercargill’s City Centre into a […]

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Covid-19 Alert Level impacts project

As we approach the planned start date for the City Streets Upgrade in Esk Street of Monday, August 23, the move to Covid -19 Alert Level 4 has understandably had an impact. The City Streets Upgrade Team is working with our Contractor, Downer, to understand what impacts the current lockdown, and any change in Alert […]

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City Streets Upgrade starts this week

Work to transform Invercargill’s City Centre into a vibrant, inviting space starts this week as contractor Downer sets up in Don Street. Downer staff will start setting up site fencing from the Dee Street end of Don Street on Friday, 13 August. Invercargill City Council Roading Manager Russell Pearson said people coming into the CBD […]

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Museum governance group members appointed

The members of a governance group that will make recommendations to the Invercargill City Council on the best outcomes to deliver a future museum in the city have been appointed. As part of deliberations on the LTP, Council agreed to establish the governance group. The purpose of the group is to create a unique and […]

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Work starts on City Streets Upgrade this August

The final touches are going on the City Streets Upgrade design, and the project team has confirmed the work programme. Invercargill City Council Roading Manager Russell Pearson said parts of Don Street and all of Esk Street, between Dee and Kelvin Streets, will be closed to traffic from late August, however pedestrian access will be […]

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Retailers and public to meet City Streets Upgrade team

Invercargill City Council has appointed Downer as the preferred construction contractor to carry out the City Centre Streets Upgrade – Don and Esk. The Downer team will join Council staff and urban design team Isthmus at a drop-in session in the city next week to talk about the work plan and hear from those who […]

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