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Pegasus Post: August 01, 2017

Pegasus Post: August 01,

FREE TUESDAY AUGUST 1 2017 Pegasus Post Proudly locally owned and published by Star Media Award winning publishing group 379 7100 JO HAYES chch east authorised by J hayes, / Unit 6/950 Ferry Road, christchurch Linwood, Avonside, Richmond, Shirley, Burwood, Dallington, Wainoni, Bromley, Aranui, Avondale, Bexley, New Brighton, Northshore, Queenspark, Parklands, South Brighton Safety improvements planned for QE II Drive UNSAFE: NZTA will put in barriers along this section of QE II Drive as part of a $600 million nationwide road safety programme. AFTER ONE death and 13 serious injuries, safety improvements are to be installed on QE II Drive from Innes Rd to Burwood Rd. The section of State Highway 74 is classified as a high risk rural road. One person has died and 13 have been seriously injured along there in the past 10 years. To improve safety, the New Zealand Transport Agency is proposing to install median barriers to keep traffic apart and reduce the risk of headon crashes. It is also proposing to install flexible road safety barriers on both sides of the road to stop drivers running off the road and to protect pedestrians and cyclists using the shared pathway. “We appreciate this road is only going to get busier with new residential developments and schools opening in the area,” NZTA transport system manager Pete Connors said. The proposed safety improvements will reduce the risk of crashes, make the stretch of road safer for people who travel on it and provide a more forgiving environment for motorists who make mistakes when they are driving, he said. Work is expected to begin in early 2018. A project information sheet is being delivered to about 16,000 homes. “It outlines what we are planning to do and invites feedback until the end of August,’’ Pete Connors Mr Connors said. The work on SH74 is part of a nationwide $600 million safe road and roadsides programme which NZTA is delivering on behalf of the Government. The goal of the programme is to make many rural routes on the highway network safer over the next six years. It aims to prevent deaths and serious injury crashes through relatively simple measures such as rumble strips, road shoulder widening, safety barriers, better signage and speed limit changes. Great New Salon Opening Soon • Global Colour • Treatment • Foils • Balayage 30% OFF All chemical services valid until sept 2017 Great hair doesn’t happen by chance Unit 3, 37b Worcester St Linwood, Chch Ph. 03 595 5105 BLINDS...Cleaned, Repaired & Restored... Restore your oiled CEDAR BLINDS with our re-oiling service. Rejuvenate your lacquered CEDAR BLINDS High-tech Cleaning We clean and repair all types of blinds – Venetians, Cedar, Verticals, Roller, Hollands, Romans and Pleated – with environmentally friendly cleaning products. Temperature Controlled Drying Re-oiling & Rejuvenating Fabric Blinds - such as Austrian and Roman Same Day Pick Up & Drop Off We offer a same-day, pick up and drop off service for most types of blinds. Bookings are required. Convenient Location Drop blinds into us by 9am, at 330 Cashel Street (near the Fitzgerald end), and collect them at the end of the day. New Blind Sales Priced from $30 Roller Blinds cleaned from as little as $20 per blind Ph 377 0770, 330 Cashel St, Christchurch SCAN QR code for Info > WE ARE OPEN Mon - Fri 8.00am to 5.00pm