Central Christchurch Transport Safety In Question [1]

This is the first of three parts taking an indepth look at the lack of focus on transport safety in Christchurch, more particularly the centre of the city, and how this has been influenced over the past decade more especially. Christchurch is in the position unlike other cities recently of having had its local council’s… Continue reading Central Christchurch Transport Safety In Question [1]

Roundabout Design Safety Issues In Halswell Junction Road, Christchurch

A newspaper report in Christchurch highlights possible design issues in Halswell Junction Road. The video clip supplied shows that the incident in question took place at the roundabout at the intersection of Halswell Junction Road and Alvaston Drive / Hamill Drive. This was originally a T intersection as seen in this 2011 aerial view. Google… Continue reading Roundabout Design Safety Issues In Halswell Junction Road, Christchurch

Rolleston Level Crossing Upgrade Proposed [2]

Rolleston is to get some road and rail safety improvements as part of the NZ Upgrade Project. The key feature of this NZTA Waka Kotahi project is a flyover between the Rolleston residential and commercial sectors, which will provide a safe grade-separated crossing over State Highway 1 and the Main South Line railway. It is… Continue reading Rolleston Level Crossing Upgrade Proposed [2]