Bridge a pleasure to ride on

LETTER

As a daily user of the new extension of the Gladstone Road Bridge, I say well done to all involved. It looks great and is a pleasure to ride on and off.

Going past everyday I could also see the hard work that has gone into it.

Could the team responsible for making this happen please put some thought into permanent use of the orange posts or cones that are on the side of the bridge road, and place them permanently in the middle of the road at the entrance to Raglan Roast.

This way it will stop the eager drivers going in and out crossing over to either side of the road, causing log trucks, cars and bikes to brake quickly — it is a crash site waiting to happen. Cheers.

Biker

As a daily user of the new extension of the Gladstone Road Bridge, I say well done to all involved. It looks great and is a pleasure to ride on and off.

Going past everyday I could also see the hard work that has gone into it.

Could the team responsible for making this happen please put some thought into permanent use of the orange posts or cones that are on the side of the bridge road, and place them permanently in the middle of the road at the entrance to Raglan Roast.

This way it will stop the eager drivers going in and out crossing over to either side of the road, causing log trucks, cars and bikes to brake quickly — it is a crash site waiting to happen. Cheers.

Biker

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JH - 10 days ago
I agree it's a problem for traffic entering and exiting the car park from Wainui Road at the Four Square/Raglan Roast shops. A simple solution would be to make it a one way car park. Enter on Wainui Road and exit on Harris Street. Just a thought.

Anti-Biker - 10 days ago
I'd say that driving a car on the road would be a lot more enjoyable if, like on the cycle way, I was the only user.
How about a spiked strip, similar to those used by the police, to stop overly eager anti-social cyclists from actions that endanger both pedestrians and motorists?
How about cyclists adhering to the road rules as other road users do?

Keith Hislop - 6 days ago
I have visited and phoned the District Council to ask when the orange "posts" might be removed from alongside the new walk/cycle way. To date no response has been offered by the customer service staff. It was suggested to me that the job was finished. Am I to assume that those obstructions to vehicle traffic are permanent?

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