Roadworks see ancient tree chopped down
The road works are now cutting and destroying more than 40 different ancient trees in a bid to save the environment.
MARK LAWTON/FAIRFAX NZ The road works are destroying an ancient tree in Wellington’s South Creek Park.
The roads will soon be cut by the city’s water treatment plant, which is using water to cool buildings and remove dust and debris that can clog pipes.
If that isn’t enough, work is also expected on a number of new roads that were first recommended for construction around the country when we visited Wellington in 2014.
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SUPPLIED Wellington City Council is set to close five roads in South Creek Park, which will make way for a water treatment plant to relieve traffic congestion.
If the South Creek Park road works are completed, the area could see 20,000 new vehicles a day pass through without ever seeing a김천출장마사지 tree – a dramatic increase.
It is a move the Mayor of Wellington wants to make to ease congestion in South Creek Park, which includes a number of other historic parks and a lake.
Wellington Water’s chief executive Andrew Wilson said the road works at South Creek Park were already making a positive contribution to traffic congestion in the area, but they were now doing other things to help slow traffic through the park as well.
In January, Wellington Parks Council released a plan to솔레어 카지노 make it easier for people to access the water system in the park and improve its connectivity and safety, by removing roads and trees and by connecting it to the main traffic flow.
Wellington City Council president Jim Scott said the road work would do two main things.
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“Firstly, they are removing 10 metres of tree cover so the water treatment plant can take over as efficiently as possible.
“Secondly, they are moving 10 trees on a smaller scale from a standstill area on the road to the main road network.
“They are cutting 10 trees that have been on the landscape for around 30 to 40 years.
“With these steps, they will stop the traffic congestion by creating a sustainable flow of water and reducing the number of tree