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February 2020

Daldy Street reopens Wednesday 19 February 2020

View of Daldy Street prior to reopening to the public.
View of Daldy Street prior to reopening to the public.

On Wednesday 19 February 2020, Daldy Street, between Fanshawe Street and Pakenham Street West, reopened to the public.

Thank you for your support and patience while the vital improvement works have been underway.

The improvements deliver more space for people on foot and wheels, and for public transport whilst maintaining the Auckland Dockline Tram and lanes for traffic. Shared use paths and boardwalks now line Daldy Street with bus shelters, new signals at the Gaunt Street intersection and large rain gardens to naturally treat water runoff also installed.

Auckland Transport's contractor, Downer New Zealand, have been undertaking construction along Daldy Street since September 2018 and will continue work on Gaunt Street until April 2020, when it will reopen to two-way traffic. Work in the new neighbourhood park at the Daldy Street and Pakenham Street West corner will also continue, with planting recommencing when the weather is more suitable.

Daldy Street opening details

It's been awhile since Daldy Street was last open between Fanshawe Street and Pakenham Street West and it will look quite different once it reopens tomorrow so please take care while we all get used to it!

What Daldy Street will look like:

  • New pedestrian crossing points
  • New bus shelters
  • Shared use paths and boardwalk
  • Permanent 30km/h speed limit
  • Shared road space with cyclists
  • Reinstated Auckland Dockline Tram tracks
  • No right turn into Daldy Street from Fanshawe Street, this will reopen in the coming weeks
  • Construction ongoing on Gaunt Street, the linear park and new neighbourhood park
    Use with care.

2019 updates


August 2019

Daldy Street is fast taking shape with the timber boardwalk now built in the northern section, planting underway in both the north and the south, and the road space nearing completion.

This progress sees the construction teams shift some focus to the Gaunt Street improvements. They have successfully built a number of raingardens, poured the reinforced concrete base and laid cobble stones on the south side of Gaunt Street in front of Burnsco, Dive HQ and GMS Marine. This is all essential progress and means that we expect to reduce Gaunt Street (between Daldy Street and Beaumont Street) to westbound traffic only in early September.

Once this section of Gaunt Street is reduced to one-way for westbound traffic only, our team will remove the existing road surface, road base and footpaths which will be followed by the full reconstruction of the street. The work is planned very carefully so that we can reduce our impact on the businesses as much as possible however, the nature of our work means we sometimes cause unavoidable disruption to our business neighbours. Although there will be some changes, we will ensure that access is maintained to each businesses car park throughout the work.

Image: Gaunt Street will be reduced to one-way for westbound traffic only in early September. Access will be maintained at all times to the affected businesses.
Image: Gaunt Street will be reduced to one-way for westbound traffic only in early September. Access will be maintained at all times to the affected businesses.

One-way on Gaunt Street

In early September we will reduce Gaunt Street, between Daldy Street and Beaumont Street, to one-way for westbound traffic only. Short detours will be in place to maintain traffic flow, you can see these in the map below.

The date of the change is yet to be confirmed so please keep an eye out for our signage and VMS boards that will advise you of the change.

Remember that all the businesses on Gaunt Street will be open as usual, with access maintained throughout the works.

2019 Wynyard Quarter traffic map

July and early August 2019 progress

  • Started planting trees along Daldy Street, some of these are new plantings and others have been replanted after being removed and stored while the works were underway.
  • Poured concrete for the new footpath and road base on the southern side of Gaunt Street.
  • Completed construction of the rain gardens on the southern side of Gaunt Street.
  • Continued work at the Daldy Street intersection with Fanshawe Street to prepare for its reopening in the coming months.
  • Continued to install new services for the Daldy Street area, including ground embedded lighting, wastewater and new storm water lines.
  • Started work in the neighbourhood park at the corner of Daldy Street and Pakenham Street west.
  • Laid the new asphalt along Daldy Street, up to the Pakenham Street West intersection.
  • Completed building the new timber boardwalk which will line the east side of Daldy Street once complete.

Image: The timber has been laid for the new boardwalk, which will line the neighbourhood park at the corner of Daldy Street and Pakenham Street west.
Image: The timber has been laid for the new boardwalk, which will line the neighbourhood park at the corner of Daldy Street and Pakenham Street west.

Works planned for the rest of August and early September

  • Continue to plant new and replant previously existing trees into the completed rain gardens and garden beds along Daldy Street.
  • Continue to build the rain gardens, footpaths and new road on the south side of Gaunt Street.
    Please know that the businesses will remain open at all times while this work is underway and vehicle access will be maintained
  • Continue to work around existing services in the road corridor and to relocate them into ‘service trenches’ which will ensure they are easily accessible in the future.
  • Complete the new paved area around the pump station at the Daldy Street and Pakenham Street West intersection.
  • Continue to build the new footpaths along Daldy Street and Gaunt Street.
  • Continue to install new storm water and wastewater drainage near the Fanshawe Street intersection.
  • Complete paving at the Daldy Street intersection with Fanshawe Street.
  • Early September – reduce Gaunt Street (between Daldy Street and Beaumont Street) to one-way for westbound traffic only.

Image: Team members work near the rain gardens which will surround the neighbourhood park.
Image: Team members work near the rain gardens which will surround the neighbourhood park.

Image: A view of Daldy Street north from the Pakenham Street west intersection. The cobblestones which form the new road surface have been laid and the remaining street furniture is being installed.
Image: A view of Daldy Street north from the Pakenham Street west intersection. The cobblestones which form the new road surface have been laid and the remaining street furniture is being installed.


July 2019

Work has been completed to the pavement and laying the asphalt along most of Daldy Street as well as extend the worksite on Gaunt Street, in front of the businesses near Beaumont Street.

The new footpath at the corner of Daldy Street and Gaunt Street.
Image: The new footpath at the corner of Daldy Street and Gaunt Street.

The work on Gaunt Street has been planned very carefully so we reduce impact on the businesses as much as possible, however the nature of the work means sometimes unavoidable disruption to business neighbours. As a community, we need to do all that we can to support them. Our worksites currently sit directly in front of retailers Burnsco, Dive HQ, GMS, Mojo Wynyard, Ocean Hunter, Top Catch and Wilsons Parking.

Please continue to do what you can to support these businesses who are still accessible by foot, bike and car.

Safety

Safety for pedestrians, road users and our staff continues to be our biggest focus. If one of the site team ask you to change the way you move around Daldy Street and Gaunt Street, please understand this is to make sure everyone stays safe around the live construction site. It might be asking your driver to drop you off in a different area, changing the side of the road that you walk on, or slowing down when driving or riding through the site.


April 2019

Daldy Street

In March 2019, there was the excavation for the large rain garden which will separate the new boardwalk and road way, the foundation for the tram tracks, and the skeleton of the new garden beds that were starting to be framed with cobblestone pavers.

Northern end of Daldy Street, image taken on 1 March 2019
Image: The northern end of Daldy Street worksite on 1 March 2019.

Six weeks later on 16 April 2019, the rain garden now is a temporary home to two native pohutukawa trees and is nearing completion with the road base alongside it and the new boardwalk under construction. The new tracks for the Auckland Dockline Tram have been installed with paving for the cobblestones underway. The garden beds next to the temporary footpath are largely the same as they were in February as the team have focussed their efforts elsewhere.

Northern end of Daldy Street, image taken on 16 April 2019
Image: Progress of the northern end of Daldy Street worksite on 16 April 2019.

Speedbumps

Safety for pedestrians, road users and our staff has been a big focus for the management team. We will install temporary speedbumps on Gaunt Street. These speedbumps will work alongside the barriers already in place, to slow down traffic reducing the risks for drivers and pedestrians alike.

2018 Updates

November 2018

Since the last update, Downer and our subcontractors have made good progress in the upgrade of Daldy Street. Most of the enabling work is now complete and we have the road base stabilisation well underway.

You may have noticed our team digging up the ground and then putting the same material back afterwards, this is all part of the 'stabilisation' process. After the material is mixed with high grade cement and water, it is then placed back into the road base. This process helps to stabilise the ground so we can carry out drainage works safely while also holding back the ground water. It also adds to the durability of the road base so it will remain strong in the future.

A waste water main installed in stabilised ground
Image: A new wastewater main is installed in stabilised ground. The trench is backfilled as the crew progress.

Works planned for November 2018:

  • Work to prepare for the new garden beds along Daldy Street begins. The first steps will be to excavate and stabilise, just as what is being done for the road surface.
  • Continue installing the new wastewater main along Daldy Street.
  • Continue preparing the ground below the Daldy Street road surface by stabilising it.
  • We will continue to work closely with Air New Zealand to provide safe access to the carpark and delivery entrance.

Excavations
Image: When excavating, the team need to be very careful around services and tree roots. You can spot both in the left of the photo.

What you can expect:

  • Daldy Street will remain closed to through traffic for the duration of the Stage One street and linear park upgrade.
  • The project team will continue to work closely with ATOC (Auckland Transport Operation Centre) who monitor the traffic levels in the Wynyard Quarter area and make adjustments where they can.
  • Our worksite will extend further into the intersection with Gaunt Street soon. Traffic flow won't be affected by this and pedestrian detours will be in place to help keep you safe.
  • More pedestrian signage will be installed in the coming weeks to help you navigate our site safely. If you notice anything that might improve the experience for pedestrians, please let us know.
  • In the summer months the team will concentrate on keeping dust levels to a minimum. We will do this by spraying water over the site, especially when there has been little rain.
  • Please support your local specialist stores, cafes and other businesses who will remain open for the duration of the project.

October 2018

  • Started excavating and stabilising the Daldy Street road base.
  • Started installing a new wastewater main.
  • Continued identifying underground services such as power, telecommunications, gas and water.
  • Relocated an existing water main.
  • Did you know? Identifying and relocating services into one area helps us cause less disruption our neighbours, keeps our workers safe and helps ensure they are easily found in the future.

Stabilising process
Image: The stabilising process underway on Daldy Street. Stabilising involves adding water and concrete to the previously excavated material.

17 September 2018

Our contractor, Downer, has started work on Monday 17 September. The first area of work is on Daldy Street, between Fanshawe Street and Gaunt Street, and between Gaunt Street and Pakenham Street. These sections of the road will close.

There has been digital signage installed on the eastern end of Fanshawe Street and this signage was up to let drivers know that the right turn into Daldy Street is closing and to use Halsey Street. Permanent signs will go up in a few weeks’ time. 

We appreciate your patience and cooperation while the road closures are in place.

28 February 2018

We are working this week to complete a new splitter island on Halsey Street (between Gaunt and Fanshawe Streets).

Work will be done between 9am amd 3pm to minimise disruption to bus services and traffic.

31 January 2018

In late March, we expect to start work on building new bus stops on Halsey and Beaumont Streets. We will also upgrade the existing stop on Jellicoe Street.

We should complete the work in June 2018.

Find out more about the bus stop work.

2017 Updates

 5 December 2017

Work has begun in Halsey Street between Gaunt and Fanshawe Streets to install a pedestrian refuge and repair the rumble strip (on the eastern side).

There will be lane reductions and potential delays so we suggest you use alternative routes, such as Daldy St, Viaduct Harbour Ave, and Beaumont St.  Buses will continue to use Haley St.

The work should be completed by 23 December 2017.

19 June 2017

From Tuesday 20 June until October, Watercare are working to upgrade the local wastewater network on Halsey Street, by Victoria Park. Access to Halsey Street from Victoria Street is restricted to bus and car park access only. Southbound traffic will be maintained with 2 lanes. Delays can be expected.

10 February 2017

Wastewater upgrades on Fanshawe Street (citybound) will cause delays during the morning peak periods from Monday 13 February to Saturday 18 February.

Emergency stormwater works are also happening along Cook Street. 

If you are driving into the CBD from the north shore, please consider using the 'Port' exit.

Citybound traffic on Fanshawe Street will be permitted to use the bus lane at the Halsey Street intersection during the morning peak period.

2016 Updates

18 November 2016

Work to build an interim, shared walking and cycle path that connects the Beaumont Street shared path with Westhaven Promenade is expected to start late 2016/early 2017.

Find out more about the interim path.

2 August 2016

Changes to the road layout around Wynyard Quarter are effective from the start of August.

Pakenham Street West (between Beaumont Street and Halsey Street) and Halsey Street (from Gaunt Street and Pakenham Street West) are now closed for street upgrade work.

Stage 1 upgrade work has been completed and Halsey Street (between Fanshawe Street and Gaunt Street) has reopened.

Find out more about road closures and detours around the Quarter.

2015 & 2014 Updates

20 May 2015

Upgrade work on Halsey and Gaunt Streets will begin on Monday 25 May.

Find out more about the street and utility upgrades.

2 October 2014

Feedback on this project ran during September and has now closed.

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