The NZ Transport Agency starts some pedestrian, cycling and public transport infrastructure improvements work in Queenstown from Monday 2 May.
The Transport Agency’s Senior Safety Engineer, Roy Johnston, said the improvements on Frankton Road, part of the state highway system, will provide safer and better access from Queenstown Hill to existing and new bus stop facilities, footpaths, cycle paths and the Frankton Track.
The improvements are:
All three locations’ work is costing around $150,000.
“The works are being done by Fulton Hogan and will begin after the school holidays in the first week of May, taking about two months to complete,” said Mr Johnston.
* A pedestrian refuge, also known as a pedestrian island, is normally a raised area within the roadway that provides a place for pedestrians to wait before finishing crossing a road.
Here’s a recently built pedestrian refuge on State Highway 6A, Frankton Road, at Battery Hill: