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Works begin on water supply upgrades for Dinsdale
Continued investment in the infrastructure of Hamilton will see significant upgrades in the water system in Dinsdale, with installation of new water pipes and an upgrade of the water pump station on Newcastle Road beginning in September.
Accessibility key during intersection closure
A video in New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) about a major Hamilton intersection upgrade is already receiving great feedback from the Deaf community. Hamilton City Council and Waikato Regional Council (WRC) have funded the video to help inform the Deaf community about the Anglesea St and Bryce St intersection closure and temporary changes to bus routes.
Be safe and be seen
A few tips people can do when driving during winter:
Time: Give yourself more time for heavy traffic due to rain or fog.
Following distance: Keep a safe distance between you and the vehicle in front of you.
Speed limit: Follow the speed limit and drive slower in bad weather conditions.
Lights: Have your lights on always, day or night.
Windscreen wipers: Make sure your windscreen wipers are working well.
Rail and transport progress outlined
Progress on Hamilton-Auckland commuter rail and roading signage was outlined at yesterday's Hamilton City Council Growth and Infrastructure committee meeting.
Night road resurfacing on Discovery Dr
Road resurfacing work will be carried out over three nights from Sunday 9 September to Tuesday 11 September on a section of the southbound lane of Discovery Dr in north-east Hamilton.
Next step for Ward Street decided
Ward Street will keep its pedestrian crossing, cycle lanes and a 30kph speed limit, with most of the other changes introduced as part of the Innovating Streets trial to be removed.
Safer road crossings for Flagstaff and the central city
Work starts on Monday at Grantham St and River Rd to install safer pedestrian crossing points for people on foot.
Sandford Park erosion works
Hamilton City Council will be undertaking work to prevent erosion of a stream bed located within Sandford Park, Bader.
Safety upgrades at key city intersections
Work starts on Monday 25 March at the Anzac Pde/Memorial Dr intersection and at the Killarney Rd/Ellis St intersection to improve safety for people who walk or bike through these busy areas.
Lower speed limit proposed for section of Wairere Drive
A proposal to reduce the speed limit from 80kph to 60kph on Wairere Drive, between Arthur Porter Drive and Pukete Road, is now open for community feedback.