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Roundabouts for Paremata

Transit New Zealand
Wellington Regional Office

MEDIA RELEASE
31 JANUARY 2005

Roundabouts for Paremata

Transit New Zealand says work will start this week on roundabouts in Paremata. There will be alterations to the existing roundabout on State Highway 1, and a new mini roundabout will be built on State Highway 58 on the eastern, school side, of the intersection.

Transit project manager Catherine Worsley says the first of six stages of work will begin on State Highway 58 on Wednesday 2 February.

“The work will take about four months to complete. During that time we will make every effort to maintain the traffic flows in the area,” Ms Worsley said.

“The work will be carried out between 9am and 3.30pm. No work will be carried out on the road at peak traffic times. Any nightwork will be advised.” she said.

“The existing speed restriction of 50kph will remain in place and there will be plenty of signs,” she said.


From 2 February
Work for Stage 1 Traffic flow
Approximately 2 weeks
- Widening the road outside Mobil Normal lanes

Left, southbound road closed, except at peak times.


Work for Stage 2 Traffic flow
Approximately 4 weeks
- Widening road on the harbour side of SH58.
Normal lanes
- Widening the road on the east side of the roundabout Right hand circulating lane closed except for peak and high traffic volumes


Work for Stage 3 Traffic flow
Approximately 4 weeks
- Widening Paremata Cres East bound traffic on new lane; west bound on existing lane.
- Widening road on eastern side of SH58


Work for Stage 4 Traffic Flow
Approximately 1 week
- Construction of new median island on SH58 East bound on new lane; west bound on new lane.


Work for Stage 5 Traffic Flow
Approximately 3 weeks
- Station Road Closed. Construction of new mini roundabout on SH58. Traffic from Station Road to use Paremata Crescent
- Construction of new slip lane, southbound from SH58


Work for Stage 6 Traffic Flow
Approximately 2 weeks
- Construction of new median island on SH58 at Paremata roundabout. One lane onto Paremata roundabout. Southbound slip lane open.

Existing pedestrian routes will be maintained throughout the construction.

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