Panmure to Pakuranga (AMETI phase 2)
Public Information Day
There'll be a new public information day on the two phases of the AMETI project at the Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts at 13 Reeves Road, Pakuranga on Saturday 20 July 2013. See what's been achieved as Phase 1 moves toward completion, and find out what is in Phase 2 and how we will all benefit from the full project.
The completion of the first two phases will see reduced congestion in areas that were previously problematic. Public
transport will become a more attractive option with better roads and better rail and bus connections. With seven
kilometres of new cycle paths and six kilometres of new footpaths, travelling on foot or cycle will also have new
Work on AMETI Phase Two: Panmure to Pakuranga will include:
Upgrading the Panmure roundabout to a traffic light intersection
A new busway from Panmure Station to Pakuranga town centre along the north side of Lagoon Drive and Pakuranga Rd,
A new Panmure bridge to be built alongside the existing one
A new bus station at Pakuranga town centre
New sets of traffic lights around Pakuranga town centre to improve access
New local road connections through Pakuranga town centre to improve connectivity
Improved amenities along all Pakuranga town centre streets
Construction of a Reeves Road flyover to create a direct link from Pakuranga Road to Waipuna Bridge for
See details of Phase 2 below.
Read the latest AMETI newsletter (June 2013)
A public information day was held on 15 September to further inform the community on the AMETI (phase 2) project. Details follow.
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AMETI Phase Two includes
Upgrading Panmure roundabout to asignalised intersection to remove a major congestion point and improve safety for cyclists and pedestriansCreating a busway with lanes separate from general traffic from Panmure Station to Pakuranga town centre to make public transport quicker.
Completing about 7km of new cycling paths and 6km of footpaths, including new paths linking Panmure and Pakuranga along Lagoon Drive and Pakuranga Rd.
New Panmure Bridge next to the existing one for buses, cyclists and pedestrians.
The Reeves Rd flyover, a direct link from Pakuranga Road to Waipuna Bridge above part of Reeves Rd and the current Ti Rakau Drive intersection. Read more
|More than 400 people attended the Open Day at Pakuranga on 15 September|
More transport options – with major public transport, walking and cycling improvements
Bottleneck at Panmure roundabout removed, with a safer signalised intersection keeping traffic moving. Average morning and evening queues reduced by 60%
Quicker and more reliable journeys by bus, getting more people onto public transport
Easier to walk or cycle around Panmure. At the new intersection there will be direct crossings across all roads, instead of the current 500m crossing distance from Ireland to Mountain Rd.
Priority for vehicles using Lagoon Drive making it a more attractive route for through traffic, reducing use of Church Cres and Queen’s Rd as a rat run
New cycle lanes and footpaths connecting Panmure and Pakuranga
A better town centre environment and improved connections with Panmure Station.