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

 


Pukuatua Street overnight re-seal starts Sunday

13 February 2014

Pukuatua Street overnight re-seal starts Sunday

Rotorua District Council (RDC) is about to commence work on re-sealing a stretch of Pukuatua Street alongside the Trade Central shopping centre and Rotorua Boys High School.

The first phase will start on Sunday night (16 February) covering the curved section of Pukuatua Street from Trade Central shopping centre to Tarewa Road.

RDC Highway & Transport Planning manager Kevin Thompson said the works would be undertaken by roading contractors at night time to avoid traffic disruption as much as possible and to optimise road safety.

“Weather permitting the work should be completed over a period of three successive nights. However while the road surface is being prepared for night time sealing work, motorists travelling during the daytime may encounter an unfinished temporary surface that requires some extra caution and care.

“The second phase of re-sealing is the straight Pukuatua Road stretch from Tarewa Road to the intersection with Old Taupo Road. This will be undertaken during the daytime the following Sunday, 23 February, and should be completed within one day.”

Mr Thompson said the work was being managed by Rotorua District Council under a contract funded by the New Zealand Transport Agency. It was estimated to cost approximately $230,000 and was part of a scheduled highway renewals programme.

“Keeping our roads and highways in good order is important to the council and the Transport Agency and this includes regular re-seals from time-to-time. We appreciate motorists’ patience and cooperation while work is underway,” he said.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

PARLIAMENT TODAY:

Midwives On Pay Equity: Historic Bill Of Rights Case For High Court

“We have been left with no choice.” That from Karen Guilliland, the Chief Executive of the New Zealand College of Midwives, as the organisation prepares to file a pay parity discrimination case on the basis of gender under the NZ Bill of Rights Act in the High Court. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Children’s Commission Report On CYF

Accusing the overworked and underfunded staff at Child, Youth and Family of a “dump and run culture of neglect” is the kind of luxury that a Children’s Commissioner can afford to indulge in from his own comfy perch in the bureaucracy. More>>

ALSO:

Mt Eden Prison: Serco Inquiry Extended

A two month delay to the Government investigation into prison fight clubs shows the extent of problems within the Serco circus, says Labour’s Corrections spokesperson Kelvin Davis. More>>

ALSO:

Health And Safety: Late Addition Of National Security Provisions A Concern

The New Zealand Law Society has expressed its significant concerns at the last-minute addition to the Health and Safety Reform Bill of provisions for a closed material procedure for court proceedings where national security is involved. More>>

ALSO:

Rugby And Beer: World Cup Alcohol Bill Passes

ACT MP David Seymour’s Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Extended licensing hours during Rugby World Cup) Bill completed its third reading by 99 to 21... More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news