Intersection of Carnarvon and Kahutia Street changing
Intersection of Carnarvon and Kahutia Street
Gisborne District Council is revising the
layout of the intersection at Carnarvon Street and Anzac
Street/Kahutia Street. It has caused confusion for many
motorists, particularly with the change in the right hand
rule this year.
The intersection layout was changed many
years ago due to concerns about heavy vehicles using the
road to go to the Watties plant in Customhouse Street.
Traffic flows around town have changed since then and the
construction of roundabouts on most major intersections has
improved access to main roads.
The Give Way control at the
intersection will be reversed, so that Carnarvon Street
traffic will now give way to all traffic on Anzac Street and
Kahutia Street. Temporary signage will be in place to alert
motorists and road users of the change.
islands will be removed and the road resurfaced. While the
work is being carried out, there will be some unsealed
patches. Temporary traffic management will be in place which
may cause some delays. This is to protect the safety of the
The work has now started and will be completed
Council thanks road users for their
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