Hastings-Havelock North water main project news
Final stages of pipe project, temporary bridge closure
The Crosses Rd bridge is to be closed for one day next week as part of the final stages of the Hastings to Havelock North water main project.
16 November 2018
Hastings to Havelock North Water Main Project - October Update
It's taken time, but this project is nearly there! Thank you for your patience - there are just a few last jobs to be completed:
22 October 2018
New trees planted on Napier Road
With the roadworks in Napier Road nearly complete, a number of people gathered today to plant 21 new trees along the central median strip.
17 October 2018
Hastings to Havelock North Water Main Project - July Update
Hastings District Council understands the impact and disruption roadworks have on everyone. Full reinstatement of the roads affected by this project will be completed as fast as possible as the project reaches completion. Thank you for your ongoing patience whilst this project is completed.
1 July 2018
Tree removal for new water main
About 30 trees along Napier Rd will be removed over the next fortnight, in preparation for the laying of the Havelock North section of the new Hastings to Havelock North water main.
22 May 2018
Pipe progress and road closures
There are clear signs of progress on the project to install a new water main between Hastings and Havelock North, with more than 30 per cent of the 4.8km length in the ground. In Crosses Rd there is just 200m left to go and the road re-sealing team has started work behind them.
16 May 2018
Pipe progress; traffic management changes
The installation of the critical new water main between Hastings and Havelock North is continuing at a good pace with nearly a quarter of the water pipe in place. So far, 1000 metres of pipe has been laid across the four work sites.
20 April 2018
Hundreds of metres of pipe already in
More than 200m of the new main water pipe has been laid at two locations since site work on the new Hastings to Havelock North main water pipe started on March 7. In Howard St 120m had been laid by Tuesday (March 20), heading towards central Hastings; in Crosses Rd 136m had been laid.
23 March 2018
Ground-breaking for water main next week
The construction of a new Hastings to Havelock North water main gets underway next week, after contractors March Construction took over the site on Wednesday (February 28). Traffic management is being set up over the next few days ahead of the start of physical work, expected to get underway on Monday.
1 March 2018
Route for major water main announced
One of the largest projects included in the Hastings District Council’s water strategy is about to get underway. The route for the new mains water pipe between Hastings and Havelock North has been finalised and a contractor is expected to be selected this month, after which work will start.
5 February 2018