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Bridging finance: $60m in cycle bridge money diverted into harbour plan

Brent Melville
Fri, 19 Nov 2021

Bridging finance: $60m in cycle bridge money diverted into harbour plan
Auckland harbour bridge: new options needed (Image: Deposit Photos)
Brent Melville
Fri, 19 Nov 2021
The government has allocated $60 million from other projects, including Auckland's abandoned $785m cycling and walking bridge into plans for another Waitematā harbour crossing.Transport minister Michael Wood said Waka Kotahi NZ Transport and the Auckland Council were developing the business case and evaluating property acquisitions to support an alternative crossing to the 62-year-old harbour bridge. The original four lane, one kilometre bridge was overwhelmed by traffic within its first 10 years. The city's solution was to add fou...

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