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Motorists: take care alpine passes

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 3:20 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is asking motorists to take extra care on southern roads in particular Canterbury and the West Coast over the next three days. A winter storm is forecast over the South Island through to Sunday with heavy rain, strong winds ... More >>

Closure of Constellation Drive

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 12:32 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers that the Constellation Drive northbound off ramp in Auckland will be closed tonight (Wednesday 5 August) for emergency works to repair a guardrail after a crash caused extensive damage. More >>

NZ Transport Agency committed to keeping Auckland moving

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 12:04 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is establishing Auckland’s first permanent Central Incident Response Centre located on Union Street in the central city. More >>

Kaikoura, State Highway 1, Ohau Point road repairs begin

Monday, 3 August 2015, 10:09 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency starts five weeks of road repairs just south of Ohau Point, Kaikoura, from today (Monday, 3 August). Ohau Point is known for its seal colony and is about 25 km north of the township. More >>

Mid-Winter break is over for Alice

Friday, 31 July 2015, 4:21 pm | NZTA

Alice, the giant Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM), is back at work after a planned mid-winter maintenance break and has passed the halfway mark on the second leg of her deep journey underground at Auckland’s Waterview Connection project. More >>

Closures on SH16, Te Atatu late this evening

Friday, 31 July 2015, 3:50 pm | NZTA

31 July 2015 | NZ Transport Agency – Auckland Closures on SH16, Te Atatu late this evening More >>

Changes for Northern Gateway Toll Road

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 12:15 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is reminding customers that changes which will make it easier to use the Northern Gateway Toll Road north of Auckland will come into effect this week. More >>

Overnight Motorway Closures

Friday, 24 July 2015, 12:44 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 31 July. ... More >>

Maintenance work on SH1 Brynderwyn Hills this weekend

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 11:46 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency will be carrying out maintenance work on SH1 through the Brynderwyn Hills overnight this Sunday (July 26). The routine work on the south side of the hill will include repairing potholes, clearing drains, re-erecting road signs ... More >>

Truck drivers benefit from SH22/Crown Road improvements

Tuesday, 21 July 2015, 1:32 pm | NZTA

Truck drivers are benefiting from the NZ Transport Agency’s newly completed intersection safety improvements project on State Highway 22 Paerata Road and Crown Road. More >>

Final push to complete repairs to Maromaku slip

Sunday, 19 July 2015, 11:10 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is approaching the home straight to complete repairs on a significant slip on State Highway 1 south of Kawakawa. More >>

High-tech sensors help make travel more predictable

Friday, 17 July 2015, 4:27 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says travelling around Tauranga and parts of the Bay of Plenty will be more predictable, thanks to new high-tech sensors that collect and share live traffic information with people. A network of sensors, which use Bluetooth ... More >>

Overnight Motorway Closures

Friday, 17 July 2015, 1:00 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 24 July. ... More >>

Motorists urged to “tie it down”

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 10:38 am | NZTA

Loose loads are road hazards that have the potential to kill or harm, as well as cause delays on Auckland’s motorways, so encouraging people to tie their loads down securely is the focus of a new NZ Transport Agency campaign. More >>

SH1 near Karapiro closed due to serious crash

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 10:34 am | NZTA

State Highway 1 is CLOSED due to a serious crash between the intersection of State Highway 29 and Tirau. More >>

SH1 south of Warkworth re-opened to traffic

Monday, 13 July 2015, 4:06 pm | NZTA

State Highway 1 has re-opened to traffic south of Warkworth after an earlier crash. Traffic is now moving through lanes in both directions but there are still delays and the queues may take time to ease. The NZ Transport Agency is urging motorists ... More >>

Revamped harbour walk opens in Waterview

Monday, 13 July 2015, 11:32 am | NZTA

Improved year-round access to a section of Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour is now possible after the official opening on Saturday (11 July) of a new footpath linked to New Zealand’s largest-ever roading project – the Waterview Connection. The ... More >>

NZTA Traffic Bulletin 12 July – 18 July 2015

Friday, 10 July 2015, 12:20 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 17 July. ... More >>

Icy conditions on alpine passes continue

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 4:14 pm | NZTA

Drivers need to maintain vigilance in Canterbury, Otago and Southland, says the NZ Transport Agency, with the wintry blast continuing to affect many roads this week and icy conditions in several places forecast for Friday morning. (10 July) More >>

SH16 re-opened after earlier crash north of Kumeu

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 11:06 am | NZTA

All lanes on State Highway 16 north of Kumeu have re-opened and the NZ Transport Agency says congestion is now easing. Both lanes were closed for several hours after two trucks collided just before 8am this morning. 60 litres of diesel was spilled ... More >>

 

 

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