Is there any place in Auckland more likely to make people angry than Quay St? In the last few weeks I've been shouted at by four different people about it.

The roadworks are interminable. No one gets told anything. They're just digging holes and filling them in again. Who asked for this anyway?

Mostly, it comes down to one thing: why does it now take so long to drive across town? I went down to ask Auckland Transport (AT) about all this, and we did a walk around.


The construction work on Quay St itself is an AT project,