New East-West images

A newsletter from the NZTA yesterday highlighted some new graphics of what the East-West Link will look like. The consent hearings for the project are currently in full swing. The first, and most shocking drawing, is of the East-West Link as it crosses over Anns Creek, Gt South Rd then along Sylvia Park Rd towards SH1.…
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Wynyard’s slower streets

Some good news that following consultation earlier in the year, Auckland Transport have changing the speed limits at Wynyard Quarter to 30km/h permanently.A permanent safer speed limit of 30km/h has begun in Wynyard Quarter and Viaduct Harbour. Much of the area has already been under a temporarily lower speed limit because of construction work being carried out.…
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East-West questioned in Parliament

The East-West Link has been in the news a bit recently, such as on TV3’s The Nation on Saturday where Simon Bridges received a grilling about the business case. Cam has also written recently about the economics of the project and the discussion that’s occurring about it at the Board of Inquiry.…
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Waterview officially opened

Yesterday the Waterview tunnels were officially opened by the Prime Minister and Transport Minister Simon Bridges – although it was a photo op Steven Joyce couldn’t pass up either.Prime Minister Bill English and Transport Minister Simon Bridges have cut the ribbon to mark the completion of the $1.4 billion Waterview Tunnel.…
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Lake Rd consultation

About a month ago it was revealed that Auckland Transport had come up with three options with three very costs for Lake Rd between Takapuna and Devonport (not the be confused with the other Lake Rd just a few kilometres away). …
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