Auckland Transport

Scenic Dr, Henderson Valley - Road marking changes

Consultation status: closed 23 October 2017

Proposal reference: RTV-080

We are proposing to install a new Slow road marking, a 100-millimetre-wide continuous white centre line, and red bi-directional Reflective Pavement Markers (RRPMs) along the outer edge line on a stretch of Scenic Drive in Henderson Valley.

Why the changes are needed

The proposal is a recommendation of a fatal crash report which occurred last year on this stretch of road, and it has been identified that there is insufficient warning for the upcoming bend.

Download the consultation drawing for Scenic Drive (PDF 2MB

Feedback

The proposal received positive feedback with some requests raised by respondents. After reviewing this feedback and all other supporting evidence, the proposal will proceed without changes to the next stage of detailed planning.

Specific feedback

  • Request for a ‘Slow Driveways Ahead’ sign by the Waitakere Reservoir carpark. We will include a “concealed exit” sign prior to the bend to warn motorists of driveways
  • Relocate Reflective Raised Pavement Markers (RRPM) so that they are not visible from driveways and houses. The RRPMs in this proposal are red “cats eyes” and will be positioned in accordance to engineering standards to warn motorists of the bend. There will not be any significant glare visible to adjacent properties from these devices.

Next steps

We expect to introduce this work in the 2017/18 financial year, subject to any further changes in design or funding issues.
Contractors will issue 48-hour notice to all affected residents prior to construction work.