I am appalled at the strategic traffic plan for the eastern suburbs.
Since the Vaughan Rd bypass was dropped, it has become increasingly obvious that Te Ngae Rd will not cope.
Heading out of town recently at 9.15am, cars were stretched out to the airport in a continual close line.
This was a normal day, no school holidays, and yet the road could not cope to reasonable standards.
Plans for a double highway will hardly compensate when finally completed as Rotorua growth will have outgrown the engineers' planning.
Let's hope we never end up like Tauranga, a conglomerate of spaghetti