Road noise complaints

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work­ing with the com­mu­nity to find a so­lu­tion.

‘‘So far we have com­mis­sioned an independent re­port in to the noise levels. Our ini­tial ap­proach was to add in ad­di­tional chip seal coat­ing how­ever the independent re­port rec­om­mends that this won’t make much dif­fer­ence to the noise level,’’ she said.

‘‘We are will­ing to con­tinue to in­ves­ti­gate the op­tions and we will in­clude the eco­nomic and tourism im­pacts the noise is hav­ing in any de­ci­sion mak­ing.’’

NZTA would also be look­ing into other mea­sures, such as in­creased sig­nage to en­cour­age peo­ple to travel safely at the speed limit, she said.

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