The New Zealand Transport Agency says it hopes ''teething
problems'' with new traffic signal timings at the
intersections at Quarry Rd, Gladstone Rd, Gordon Rd and
Hagart Alexander Dr are now history.
The signals were changed in November after problems with
their timing, and the situation seemed to be better, NZTA
senior safety engineer Roy Johnston said.
To be certain, however, the agency would video the
intersections for 12 hours one day and analyse the video to
see if there were any intermittent problems they had missed.
Christchurch signals engineer Bill Sissons would also
independently review the signals when he came to Dunedin to
do some work for the city council in March and April.
''After that, when we can be sure the signals are operating
properly, we'll just be monitoring.''
The agency is also to report back to the Mosgiel Taieri
Community Board after members expressed interest in
understanding exactly what sort of vehicles and how many were
regularly using Gordon Rd.
Mr Johnston told them that the agency could break down a
recent traffic count on Gordon Rd into vehicle classes.
It was happy to have a meeting with the board and discuss the