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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Community-driven cycle route trial coming to Deveron Street

The ability to bike to work, the shops or school is about to become easier and safer with the introduction of a temporary cycleway on Deveron Street, as part of the community-partnered Te Waka o Waihopai initiative. Invercargill City Council Roading Manager Russell Pearson said the temporary cycle route would offer an opportunity for the […]

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Preliminary designs for City Centre Streets revealed

Invercargill City Council will next week receive preliminary designs for the transformation of Don and Esk Streets in the city centre into the entertainment and social hub of the region. Working alongside the Council, urban design specialist Isthmus Group has created the plan for the city centre with input from the local community. Council Infrastructure […]

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Underground services work kick-starts streets upgrade

Work will soon get underway on the first stage of the Invercargill City Centre Streets Upgrade – Don and Esk, starting with essential work on underground pipes on Dee and Don Streets. The first projects agreed under the City Centre Master Plan, street renewals on Don and Esk to connect other city projects and make […]

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Grand re-opening for Feldwick Gates facelift

Everyone’s invited to join in the family fun at the grand re-opening of Feldwick Gates! On Saturday, 27 February, between 10am and 2pm, there will be a formal opening, followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony before the space will be filled with activities, including facepainting, games, food trucks, and entertainment. The Feldwick Gates area has […]

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