The Double Act- Excavators on Sumner Road

Contractors are busy clearing debris from around the Sumner Road that runs from Lyttleton to Christchurch via Evans Pass.  The Road has been shut to traffic since the 2011 Quakes.

Some ingenuity goes a long way in these circumstances.  Road crews from Button Logging have been using a 3- tonne excavator, tethered by a cable to a winch on a second 35-tonne excavator, to safely clear loose scree.

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