This animation shows how the Christchurch Northern Corridor carpooling lanes will operate. Carpooling or taking a bus is cheaper and more environmentally friendly than driving alone. You can cut fuel and parking costs and at the same time reduce congestion and harmful emissions. You can meet new people and create free time.
This animation shows how the Christchurch Northern Corridor project will operate and what it will look like once landscaping is established. This motorway will become the main northern entrance to Ōtautahi Christchurch, an enhanced experience for all modes of transport that echoes Christchurch’s natural character of parks and gardens.
Here is some drone footage of the CNC site taken just before Christmas 2018. In between the gravel you can really see the structures starting to take shape.
The Christchurch Northern Corridor project work now extends from the Northern Motorway to Cranford Street.
Christchurch Northern Corridor to Ka Putahi Creek and Prestons Road to Cranford Street.
This video shows how to use the Winters Road subway and onramp onto QEII Drive using the Southern Interchange roundabouts.
This video shows where the central median barriers will be installed on QEII Drive and Cranford Street and the benefits for using them as a proven way of reducing head-on collisions.
This video shows how to use the shared path for pedestrians and cyclists along the new Christchurch Northern Corridor.
This video shows how to use the u-turn bays on QEII Drive and Cranford Street.
This video is the first in a series of animations on how to use the infrastructure on the Christchurch Northern Corridor (CNC). This video shows how to use the Southern Interchange at the intersection of the CNC and QEII Drive when it is finished in 2020.
This video shows how to use the roundabout being built where the Christchurch Northern Corridor (CNC) meets Cranford Street when it is finished in 2020.
This video shows how the contraflow on the Waimakariri Bridge will work.
Site Engineer Nickie Winter talks about how we are widening the Waimakariri Bridge to have three lanes in each direction and adding a clip-on cycleway.
Watch the CNC team’s structures manager Eugene Beneke talk about all the bridges, subways and culverts to be built on this major project.
Transport supervisor Karen Beatty tells us all the comings and goings of getting material to and from the Christchurch Northern Corridor site.
Project engineer Stephen Coleman talks about innovative fibre optics to measure settlement as they build the Christchurch Northern Corridor Motorway (CNC).
The Zone One Engineer Reuben Saathof explains how the project team is dealing with the soft wet ground in the Marshlands/Redwood area as they build the Christchurch Northern Corridor Motorway (CNC).
This innovative sand hopper was especially made for the CNC project. It lays a flat layer of sand and the fibre optics are laid safely on top of it.
The CNC Project Director Edward Husband talks about what is important to make this project successful and how we are working in this area to ensure a quality project while impacting on the local community as little as possible.
Traffic Manager Kirsty Powhiro talks about planning for the safety of our works and road users.
Landscaping is underway on the Christchurch Northern Corridor and will continue over the next two years. This is the largest landscaping project in the South Island at the moment; when complete 600,000 plants and 442 native trees will have been planted.
Site engineer Tom Belworthly explains how wick drains help the settlement happen faster on the CNC project.