NZ Herald nzherald.co.nz 30 Apr, 2021 08:15 am

Traffic 'nightmare' looms for vital safety work on closed section of Marine Parade in Napier

Traffic 'nightmare' looms for vital safety work on closed section of Marine Parade in Napier
"It's amazing how many near-misses I see."

JPG Lucy Kingi, of Six Sisters Coffee House, says the road closure is a bad idea." Lucy Kingi, of Six Sisters Coffee House, does not support the closure or the changes.Lucy Kingi, of Six Sisters Coffee House, says the road closure is a bad idea.One local business owner suspects traffic will become a nightmare nearby but is philosophical, saying "no time is a good time" for shutting down part of the busy thoroughfare.

" But there was no good time for the council to close the road, he said.Marine Parade will be closed between Vautier and Tennyson Sts from May 5 until June 4 while crossings safety improvements are carried out.

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