Construction of a new roundabout to replace the SH30/SH5 intersection in Rotorua will boost safety for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians.
The purpose of this project was to replace a high-risk intersection, ranked as the fourth riskiest in the country due to the high crash rate, with a new roundabout, reducing the risk of death and serious injury crashes.
The objectives of this project were to:
The $7.3 million contract to build a roundabout at the intersection of State Highway 30 (SH30) and State Highway 5 (SH5) Hemo Road in Rotorua was awarded to Fulton Hogan.
Construction started in April 2016. The projects objectives are to: