We’re making pedestrian safety upgrades around schools in Linwood to make it way safer for our young people to get to and from school. These upgrades will involve the installation of pedestrian refuge islands with speed humps and enhancing existing pedestrian crossings.
These pedestrian safety upgrades will provide more opportunities for young people and their whānau to cross the road safely. When we focus on improving pedestrian safety, we help people feel way safer when walking, scootering or biking to and from school.
Worcester Street and Wyon Street, Linwood
Monday 20 November 2023 to late November 2023. Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm (weather/site condition dependent).
The contractor is Higgins. Phone Bryony Bunting on 0272 180 945, Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm.
Over a period of five weeks, we will be making pedestrian safety upgrades to make it safer and easier for tamariki (children) and rangatahi (young people) to get to and from school in the Linwood area.
We’re making improvements at several locations to make it safer for pedestrians to cross the road at the intersections of:
Features to improve pedestrian safety include:
There may be increased noise, dust and vibrations during work but it shouldn’t impact on your power, water, gas or phone services.
Safety is our biggest priority so please keep children and pets away from worksites.
Please put your bins out as usual before 6am on your collection day. Our crew will move and return them if needed.
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