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Selwyn District's roading network is crossed by four state highways, a number of arterial and collector roads and over 900 local roads and streets that connect and service the various towns and settlements.

Except for the state highways, Selwyn District Council is responsible for all public roads, bridges and footpaths in the district. In total, it manages 1359 kilometres of sealed roads, 1116 kilometres of unsealed roads, 128 bridges and 137 kilometres of footpaths.

An intersectionResponsibilities include:

  • Maintaining and upgrading roads and footpaths
  • Intersection design and improvement
  • Road signs
  • Street lighting
  • Traffic Management
  • Strategic Management and planning of transport routes (e.g. CRETS, the Christchurch Rolleston & Environs Transport Study)

Responsibilities do not include:

Mowing of roadside berms. This is the responsibility of adjacent property owners. Council maintains berms adjacent to all property which Council owns.

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If you have a query email transportation@selwyn.govt.nz or register a concern with the Helpline

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