Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Intersection of Carnarvon and Kahutia Street changing

Intersection of Carnarvon and Kahutia Street changing

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.

The traffic 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 public.

The work has now started and will be completed before Christmas.

Council thanks road users for their patience.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Election Day: Make Sure You're A Part Of It!

Saturday 20 September, is election day, and New Zealanders’ last chance to have a say on who leads the country for the next three years.

“The people and parties we elect tomorrow will be making the decisions that affect us, our families and our communities,” says Robert Peden, Chief Electoral Officer. “It doesn’t get much more important than that, and we need all New Zealanders to use their voice and vote.”

Voting places will be open from 9.00am until 7.00pm on election day. The busiest time at voting places is usually 9.00am - 11.00am.

“Take your EasyVote card with you when you go to vote, as it will make voting faster and easier, and vote close to home if you can. But don’t worry if you forget your card, or didn’t receive one, because as long as you are enrolled to vote, your voice will be heard,” says Mr Peden. More>>

 

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news