The swallow main crossing is the sewer pipe that travels deep under the Maitai River. It is a vital connection from one side of the river to the other.

Being located next to our stunning Maitai River, we need to be extra careful when working in this area. The last thing we want is to cause any damage to this precious taonga.

The original swallow main crossing was constructed in the 1960’s. Thankfully it was incredibly robust, but we need to make sure we can continue to service this pipe to prolong its lifespan.

We need to renew the inspection chamber on the city side of the river. This project will be highly visible as it is right next to the much-used Maitai shared pathway.

We will let everyone know when the work is scheduled to occur, and put in place detours for pedestrians and cyclists if necessary.