Up to nine free car parks will be sacrificed on Anzac Ave for 650m of cycle lanes, providing the "missing link" in the Otago Harbour cycleway, Dunedin City Council roading projects engineer Evan Matheson announced yesterday.
It emerges by night from a dark damp corner of South Dunedin; a predator that kills its prey in the most sickening and horrific way.
Plans to extend the Otago Harbour cycleway to Port Chalmers by 2015 have been greeted with a mixture of delight and scepticism by the Chalmers Community Board.
Funding of $1.3 million has been confirmed by the New Zealand Transport Agency for the next stage of the Otago Harbour cycleway to Port Chalmers.
A multimillion-dollar plan to reroute traffic through Dunedin is back on the agenda, and a major change to the city's one-way system is heading the list of possibilities.
Proposed plans for stage two of the Caversham Valley Safety Improvement Project appear to have polarised Dunedin residents, if an informal public meeting at Calton Hill School last night is anything to go by.
Dunedin city councillors have voted to accept ownership of a historic but dilapidated pedestrian footbridge at Ravensbourne, as well as a $274,000 repair bill.
Debris wrapped around some of the 20 piers supporting the 129-year-old twin bridges between Kurow and Hakataramea is proving hard to remove.
At last the waiting is over - the twin bridges linking Kurow and Hakataramea on SH82 have reopened, nine days after being closed because of floods in the Waitaki River.
Contractors continue their work this week to expand the Caversham motorway, Dunedin, into four lanes.
Replacing the one-lane Kawarau Falls bridge with a new two-lane structure is unlikely to begin before 2016 at the earliest, the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) says.
The project to realign the Waitati curve is on hold because of lack of funding, New Zealand Transport Agency regional manager (Southern) for planning and investment Bruce Richards said in a roading projects update to yesterday's Otago Regional Council transport committee.
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) is warning people to be careful when buying cars through auction websites after dealing with increasing numbers of complaints from disgruntled buyers.
Funding for the Otago Peninsula cycleway remains under a cloud, despite confirmation the New Zealand Transport Agency will contribute fully to the next stage of the $35.5 million project.
Hakataramea and Kurow residents, worried about the closure of the twin bridges on State Highway 82, have called a public meeting tomorrow to discuss the issue with the New Zealand Transport Agency.
Dunedin's Rugby World Cup spruce-up could include the removal of 25 homes and some tenants might be required to leave.
Hakataramea and Kurow residents are running out of patience.
Anger and frustration being felt by the Hakataramea and Kurow communities over closure of the twin bridges across the Waitaki River is also being felt by Waitaki MP Jacqui Dean who yesterday backed fast-tracking new bridges.
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) is investigating Queenstown woman Clare Holden's claims she sustained serious facial injuries after a Connectabus bus driver braked sharply on the evening of January 21.
Installing traffic lights at a crash-prone single-lane bridge on State Highway 6 near Wanaka could reduce the likelihood of further accidents, a police officer says.