Tun­nel gets ARC back­ing

Auckland City Harbour News - - Opinion -

A mo­tor­way tun­nel from Water­view to Mt Roskill has been sup­ported by Auck­land Re­gional Coun­cil.

The coun­cil en­dorsed the plan in prin­ci­pal at a trans­port com­mit­tee meet­ing last week.

The de­ci­sion fol­lows Auck­land City Coun­cil’s back­ing for the project, de­spite ob­jec­tions from Water­view res­i­dents.

The re­gional coun­cil will also tell Tran­sit the route should al­low for cy­cling, walk­ing and pas­sen­ger trans­port.

Con­cerns about her­itage sites, open space, Oak­ley Creek, and lo­cal schools and kinder­gartens were also noted.

Feed­back on the pro­posed tun­nel closed on Fri­day.

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