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Akoranga Drive reopened to motorists

Transit Regional Office Auckland

2 February 2006

Akoranga Drive reopened to motorists

Transit New Zealand and North Shore City Council announce that Fletcher's Construction Company and their sub-contractors have completed the reconstruction of the Akoranga Drive to Esmonde Road link and have reopened the road on time.

The west to east connection was closed from 4 to 31 January to allow for realignment of Akoranga Drive and the construction of a new intersection between Akoranga Drive and Esmonde Road off-ramp.

Traffic can now use the reconstructed link between Akoranga Drive and Esmonde Road which will provide access to a temporary connection to the existing off-ramp until the end of February.

At the end of February traffic using the Esmonde Road off-ramp will be redirected onto the new road alignment and a new signalised intersection commissioned between the Esmonde off-ramp and Akoranga Drive.

For further information on the Northern Busway Project, visit www.busway.co.nz or call the helpline on 0800 325 545.

Transit thanks motorists for their cooperation.


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