SH88 realignment

### ODT Online Wed, 31 Mar 2010
Land deal for SH88 realignment nears completion
By David Loughrey
Negotiations over land needed for the realignment of State Highway 88 past the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin are “fairly close” to completion, Dunedin City Council property manager Robert Clark says. There appears to be only one party still to sign, after Mr Clark said some negotiations had been resolved.
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Post by Elizabeth Kerr

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Filed under Construction, Design, Economics, Geography, Politics, Project management, Site, Stadiums, Urban design

4 responses to “SH88 realignment

  1. Anonymous

    A little bird tells me that this “realignment” is going to have some serious curves. One at the Ravensbourne Road end where the road practically doubles back to skirt the stadium and another at the Frederick St end where it rejoins Anzac.

    • Elizabeth

      Must be time we saw up-to-date detail renderings of the proposed route and ‘structure’ of the realignment!

      Haven’t seen anything (maybe I wasn’t looking) since the Notice of Requirement – Harbour Arterial (DIS-2008-3) hearings decision; the crux of the concept drawings presented at hearing having been the overstated ‘gyratory’, since abandoned. There was the idea that a roundabout would sort traffic before the connection with Ravensbourne Rd:

      See Appendice cover sheets (PDF, 144.7 kb, new window) Appendices for Notice of Requirement April 2008.

      Wondering what will happen, via alterations possibly(??), to the existing overbridge at the foot of Frederick Street?

      • Elizabeth

        A little bird says the final details for the SH88 realignment are not far off, pending finalisation of the property purchases.

  2. Stu

    The “tweets” continue. Courier company at the Leith end moving out early next month with DCC to assume control of the building thereafter.

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