City Rail Link construction

Following the construction of the City Rail Link between Britomart and Mt Eden, from enabling works to project completion

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An electronic sign warns motorists of major road works on Albert Street over the holiday period. This work is to relocate a storm drain under Albert Street, to make way for the twin rail tunnels to be constructed

24 December 2015

An electronic sign warns motorists of major road works on Albert Street over the holiday period. This work is to relocate a storm drain under Albert Street, to make way for the twin rail tunnels to be constructed

Some distance from the nearest railway, the corner of Albert and Victoria St sees the first visible signs of the City Rail Link construction, with workers digging up the road to move a storm drain

24 December 2015

Some distance from the nearest railway, the corner of Albert and Victoria St sees the first visible signs of the City Rail Link construction, with workers digging up the road to move a storm drain

Protected by noise barriers, a digger begins digging up the road surface

24 December 2015

Protected by noise barriers, a digger begins digging up the road surface

Albert Street before the cut and cover tunnel construction starts. As the road will need to be relaid after digging, part of the CRL project includes redevelopment of the street

24 December 2015

Albert Street before the cut and cover tunnel construction starts. As the road will need to be relaid after digging, part of the CRL project includes redevelopment of the street

Works on Albert Street have ramped up over the holidays, with stormwater relocation works visible all over the street

5 January 2016

Works on Albert Street have ramped up over the holidays, with stormwater relocation works visible all over the street

A digger marks the spot of one hole dug in the road, surrounded by noise barriers

5 January 2016

A digger marks the spot of one hole dug in the road, surrounded by noise barriers

Noise barriers mark the spot of another work site on Victoria Street

5 January 2016

Noise barriers mark the spot of another work site on Victoria Street

The traffic lights on the intersection of Victora and Albert Streets are switched off and workmen manually control traffic flow. Auckland Transport has advised motorists to consider alternative modes, such as rail

5 January 2016

The traffic lights on the intersection of Victora and Albert Streets are switched off and workmen manually control traffic flow. Auckland Transport has advised motorists to consider alternative modes, such as rail

A much larger hole is being dug on Victoria Street. Eventually this sight will be for the rail tunnels themselves

5 January 2016

A much larger hole is being dug on Victoria Street. Eventually this sight will be for the rail tunnels themselves

Outside Britomart, work has begun above the underpass

28 March 2016

Outside Britomart, work has begun above the underpass

Construction and enabling works have resulted in a number of bus relocations around the city centre. Advertising and notices related to the works are branded "The Build is On"

28 March 2016

Construction and enabling works have resulted in a number of bus relocations around the city centre. Advertising and notices related to the works are branded "The Build is On"

Victoria Street has now been narrowed to two lanes, down from five, while enabling works continue

28 March 2016

Victoria Street has now been narrowed to two lanes, down from five, while enabling works continue

Victoria Street looking towards the Sky Tower from Albert Street

28 March 2016

Victoria Street looking towards the Sky Tower from Albert Street

The Griffiths Building, having stood in this location for 80 years, is undergoing demolition as part of the CRL works. The building is in poor condition, and is also not a protected building

28 March 2016

The Griffiths Building, having stood in this location for 80 years, is undergoing demolition as part of the CRL works. The building is in poor condition, and is also not a protected building

The Griffiths building from the rear. The site will be incorporated into the future Aotea station

28 March 2016

The Griffiths building from the rear. The site will be incorporated into the future Aotea station

View of the Griffiths building from Victoria Street, with demolition under way

28 March 2016

View of the Griffiths building from Victoria Street, with demolition under way

Looking over the barrier on the significantly narrowed Victoria Street. No work was being done in the area that day

28 March 2016

Looking over the barrier on the significantly narrowed Victoria Street. No work was being done in the area that day

CRL work ads are everywhere, including on this Inner Link bus

28 March 2016

CRL work ads are everywhere, including on this Inner Link bus

The underpass from Britomart to the other side of Queen Street is set to close after Easter for CRL works

28 March 2016

The underpass from Britomart to the other side of Queen Street is set to close after Easter for CRL works

Outside Britomart Transport Centre, the removal of buses has allowed pedestrians and cyclists to use lower Queen Street as a public space, free from traffic. The current setup is temporary while construction is ongoing

15 May 2016

Outside Britomart Transport Centre, the removal of buses has allowed pedestrians and cyclists to use lower Queen Street as a public space, free from traffic. The current setup is temporary while construction is ongoing

The former bus shelter above the footpath has now been demolished. The removal of this shelter allows this unobstructed view of the ferry building

15 May 2016

The former bus shelter above the footpath has now been demolished. The removal of this shelter allows this unobstructed view of the ferry building

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