A plan to improve safety on State Highway 3/Napier Rd is moving ahead, with funding secured for detailed design and consenting work.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is developing a package of safety improvements along a 3.4km section of Napier Rd, between Keith St and Stoney Creek Rd, and including Roberts Line intersection.
Regional relationships director Emma Speight says the improved saftey of the road will go ahead following investigation and consultation on options.
“I’m pleased that we can now move into the detailed design and consenting phase of this project.”
“This is a positive step towards making the road safer and more accessible for the everyone.
“We’ve had lots of feedback from locals who say the area feels unsafe, and we’ve taken their feedback into consideration when making decisions about ways that we can improve safety.
“We heard that it is difficult for cyclists and pedestrians from Kelvin Grove