Transmission Gully: Expert told Waka Kotahi road was safe to open in December

A Stuff article.

An expert transport engineer told Waka Kotahi the delay-plagued Transmission Gully motorway was safe to open to the public, just days before a key pre-Christmas deadline was missed.

A letter from road builder CPB HEB to the transport agency states Jon England, the senior principal road safety engineer for Stantec, inspected the road in December and deemed it ready for traffic.

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