A proposal to install separated lanes for cyclists on parts
of the State Highway 1 network through Dunedin will be open
for public opinion this week.
The New Zealand Transport Agency is trying to establish
better communications between road users and crews working on
the problematic slip on State Highway 6 near the Haast Pass.
AA Otago has grave concerns about a separated cycle lane on
State Highway 1 through central Dunedin and is disappointed
at a lack on involvement in developing the proposal.
Unpredicted snow at Milford has hampered efforts by the New
Zealand Transport Agency to reopen State Highway 94 from the
Lower Hollyford turnoff to Milford Sound.
Two major South Island tourist routes which remained closed
yesterday due to slips and avalanches, will be reassessed by
the New Zealand Transport Agency today.
New speed limits will be in place on State Highway 1 north
and south of Balclutha from Monday.
The Milford road from the Homer Tunnel to Milford Sound is
now open around the clock again, the New Zealand Transport
Agency (NZTA) says.
Southern red-light runners have clocked up more than $160,000
in infringement fines in just 12 months.
A more collaborative approach to public transport is needed
if Dunedin is to solve its future roading problems, the Otago
Regional Council says.
Dunedin's multimillion-dollar cycleway plans have hit a speed
bump after opposition from a group of businesses forced part
of the new network to be put on hold.
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