Kāpiti’s Mayor K Gurunathan says he welcomes Waka Kotahi’s announcement that Transmission Gully is now scheduled to open by 27 September 2021.
“Having a solid date for when the road will open to traffic is good news for Kapiti commuters and our district’s economy,” he says.
“Transmission Gully is going to be a game-changer for the Kāpiti Coast district and it’s great to have certainty that the end, of what has been a very long process, is finally in sight.
“Having a stronger and more resilient link to Wellington will strengthen whanau and business connections and will bring significant benefits and growth opportunities to our district.
“This project is shovel-ready and it is vital that we all do our bit to ensure this project is not further delayed by a second wave of COVID-19 in the Wellington region.
“We look forward to receiving progress updates from Waka Kotahi and working with our community to plan for change.”