A policemen directs traffic at the Hill Street intersection.
Campaigners for an overhaul of a notorious intersection on State Highway 1 at Warkworth have told MPs the overloaded intersection is a health and safety risk and needs to be redesigned as soon as possible.
Information released under the Official Information Act reveals that the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) neglected New Zealand’s worst intersection to unnecessarily justify the case for a motorway, according to the action group Fix Hill Street Now.
“The NZTA knew that the motorway wouldn’t fix the...
Warkworth's Hill Street Intersection continues to be under pressure.
Summer is in full swing, and traffic at Warkworth's Hill Street intersection continues to build up. Added to the extra holiday traffic are construction vehicles, used to build the Puhoi to Warkworth motorway.