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Safety at centre of Auckland Metro rail network improvements

Friday, 8 November 2019, 12:18 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency, the regulator of New Zealand’s rail system, has worked with rail participants to make sure the Auckland Metro rail network will be brought up to standard. More >>

Kaikōura earthquake recovery work wins supreme award

Friday, 8 November 2019, 12:16 pm | NZTA

The recovery of the road and rail networks following the Kaikōura earthquake was last night awarded the highest New Zealand engineering excellence honours taking out the Supreme Award at the Engineering NZ ENVI Awards. More >>

Get ready for lane changes on the Northern Motorway

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 2:22 pm | NZTA

Drivers are encouraged to get ready for major lane changes on the Northern Motorway when a new northbound layout starts next week. More >>

Work underway to drain Omoto slip site

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 3:37 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and KiwiRail say work is progressing on draining the Omoto slip site, with a drill rig now on site to undertake drainage of water from the slip surface. More >>

Avoid the Christchurch Northern Motorway if you can

Saturday, 2 November 2019, 3:52 pm | NZTA

The Christchurch Northern Corridor motorway is currently reduced in capacity as the motorway team poured concrete last night for the new Waimakariri bridge decks and they cannot be travelled on today or tomorrow as per the update below. More >>

Temporary road for SH1 traffic at intersection project

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 11:55 am | NZTA

Motorists driving on State Highway 1 south of Whangarei will be diverted on to a temporary road at the intersection with State Highway 15 (Loop Road) from Saturday 2 November. More >>

Lower speed limits proposed for SH22 to improve safety

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 11:51 am | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is reviewing speed limits on SH22 from the Drury interchange to Paerata in an effort to save lives and prevent serious injuries on this high-risk road. More >>

Allow extra time for Labour Weekend journeys in Northland

Friday, 25 October 2019, 2:04 pm | NZTA

25 October 2019 Motorists travelling on State Highway 1 in Northland over Labour Weekend are advised there are several construction sites along the way that may cause congestion and affect journey times. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Senior Manager ... More >>

Omoto slip, SH7, near Greymouth – the way forward

Friday, 25 October 2019, 1:40 pm | NZTA

Omoto, SH7, near Greymouth – the way forward for road and rail Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and KiwiRail geotechnical advisors and highway and rail managers have been meeting this week on the West Coast to discuss what will be done to return ... More >>

Highway speed reviews about to start in the Clutha District

Friday, 25 October 2019, 11:30 am | NZTA

Consultation starts next week, from Labour Day, on two highway speed reviews in the Clutha District, as part of a Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency initiative identifying highways where lower speed limits could make a big difference in preventing deaths ... More >>

Maintenance may cause short delays after Labour Weekend

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 10:38 am | NZTA

Otago and Waitaki area drivers need to be aware of work beginning after Labour Weekend on SH1’s Waiareka Creek Bridge, 8 km south-west of Oamaru. The work will reduce the bridge to single lane, 30 km/h, for all of November. More >>

New Taipā bridge opens to two lanes of traffic

Monday, 21 October 2019, 9:42 am | NZTA

Taipā’s new bridge will open to two lanes of traffic for the first time on Thursday afternoon before Labour Weekend. More >>

Omoto landslide significant movement overnight

Saturday, 19 October 2019, 12:25 pm | NZTA

Omoto landslide, east of Greymouth, significant movement overnight – highway closed until Tuesday at least around slip site More >>

Omoto landslide, near Greymouth, on move in heavy rain

Friday, 18 October 2019, 4:36 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is closing State Highway 7 at Omoto from 5 pm tonight after continuous heavy rain on the West Coast accelerated the landslide’s movement this afternoon. More >>

Bridge section installed over northbound lanes of Motorway

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 3:59 pm | NZTA

The new pedestrian bridge over the Southern Motorway near Papakura continues to take shape, with a second section installed over the northbound motorway lanes last night. More >>

Feedback sought on safer speeds Takaka to Upper Takaka

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 12:14 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is asking for public feedback on speed limits for State Highway 60, between Upper Takaka and Takaka*, as it continues to make roads safer for all users. More >>

Burkes Pass, South Canterbury, speed limits under review

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 11:51 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency has announced formal consultation on the speed limit through the South Canterbury township of Burkes Pass, the entrance to the Mackenzie Country. More >>

Residents welcome speed review West Melton

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 11:19 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency’s announcement of a speed review west of Christchurch on State Highway 73 in West Melton has been welcomed by residents concerned about safety in the growing township. Tim Schurr, Chair of the West Melton Residents Association, ... More >>

Omoto, near Greymouth, SH7 now open single lane 24/7

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 11:02 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency today reopened State Highway 7 at Omoto for single lane traffic at 7 am and intends to keep the highway open 24/7, barring future movement caused by wet weather, or other safety concerns. More >>

Annual Auckland marathon closes bridge lanes on Sunday

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 8:54 pm | NZTA

The annual Auckland Marathon takes place on Sunday morning and will have an impact on the Northern Motorway and Auckland Harbour Bridge. More >>



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