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...
Early in our campaign, Greenstone TV approached our team with an idea for a TV show. Taking two of the many problems with the Hill Street intersection, they dedicated an entire show to our campaign, which aired on primetime on TVNZ2.
Watch the show by clicking on the image below where you will be directed to the TVNZ On Demand website.
Auckland Transport will be suspending the trial closure of Elizabeth Street before Christmas and anticipate that the turn movement will be back in place for this weekend, Auckland Transport spokesman Mark Hannan says.
"There has been a range of feedback to the trial, both positive and negative," H...