Second Harbour Crossing Needed Now - Sir Barry
Aucklanders need a second harbour crossing now, not in 20
That’s the view of Manukau City mayor Sir
Sir Barry believes Aucklanders will get what
they need sooner than the 20 year deadline promoted by the
Auckland regional Land Transport Committee.
has approved the second bridge in principle - but in the
meantime it wants to try other ways of easing traffic
congestion from the North Shore.
However, Sir Barry
Curtis believes a second harbour crossing is needed and
cannot be delayed for 20 years.
Population growth on the
North Shore and in the Rodney District as well as in Far
North cities like Whangarei insist the second bridge will be
built well within the 20 year period.
initiatives are fine in theory, according to Sir Barry, but
getting people to leave their cars at home is always a
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