A Levin woman says she is depressed and in limbo after learning her home was in the path of a proposed new state highway.

Judy Ashworth says she wants NZ Transport Agency to buy her home immediately.
She said a private buyer who was about to sign a purchase agreement pulled out of the deal the day NZTA released the route for the new road that showed her home was within the proposed highway corridor.

NZTA director of regional relationships Emma Speight told the Horowhenua Chronicle NZTA's advance purchase policy required a property be put on the open market for three