PHOTO: ABIGAIL DOUGHERTY/STUFF The walking and cycling link over the Auckland Harbour Bridge, formerly known as SkyPath, is set to provide a continuous path at the same level as vehicles and will cost $360 million.
Homeowners on Auckland’s North Shore are exploring legal options as construction of the Northern Pathway looks set to demolish their homes.
The walking and cycling link over the Auckland Harbour Bridge, formerly known as SkyPath, is a continuous path at the same level as vehicles and will cost $360 million. It will eventually connect out to Albany.
In March, on day two of the nationwide lockdown, the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) told six homeowners in Northcote it was opting for a design that meant the Crown would need to acquire their properties.
NZTA said their houses were needed to make the slope of the Princes St on/off ramp more gradual, which reflected public input that raised concerns about user safety.
But one of the affected homeowners, who did not wish to be named, said he has discovered that three of the six design options NZTA could choose, did not include demolishing any houses.
READ MORE VIA STUFF