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]

Introduction – Crossing Safety in Waimakariri District [1]

Waimakariri District Council is a territorial authority in North Canterbury with a boundary that borders Christchurch City, Selwyn District, Hurunui District and the South Pacific Ocean. The main population of Waimakariri District is situated in the eastern coastal region of its territory, close to State Highway 1, State Highway 71 and the Main North railway… Continue reading Introduction – Crossing Safety in Waimakariri District [1]

Christchurch’s Dangerous Intersections [2]: Basic Principles

[Please note: TSBNZ does not claim particular expertise in roading design. Hence posts on this subject are largely written from a longstanding interest in surface transport issues and practical observations of surface transport infrastructure design in large New Zealand cities.] This post attempts to look at some basic issues of intersection design and how these… Continue reading Christchurch’s Dangerous Intersections [2]: Basic Principles