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Work begins to clear slip closing SH11 at Lemons Hill

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 4:50 pm | NZTA

Work has started to clear the huge slip that’s closed State Highway 11 between Paihia and Kawakawa in Northland since last Tuesday. But it may be another 4 to 6 weeks before the road reopens. More >>

New closure plan for resurfacing SH1 through Mangamuka Gorge

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 3:58 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists in the Far North that it plans to go ahead with resurfacing State Highway 1 through the Mangamuka Gorge, starting this weekend. More >>

Kaikōura SH1 - effect of Gita and timeline for repairs

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 2:50 pm | NZTA

Kaikōura SH1 - effect of Gita and timeline for repairs The inland road (Route 70 ) into Kaikōura via Waiau and Mt Lyford was reopened this morning and it may be the sole route in and out of the town for some days, says the NZ Transport Agency. ... More >>

Gita update: Road closures and conditions 1:30pm Weds 22/2

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 2:41 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists of the following closures and restrictions affecting several state highways following Cyclone Gita. The latest information is below: More >>

Takaka Hill, SH60 – several days closure anticipated

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 11:41 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising that there is significant damage* to State Highway 60 between Riwaka and Takaka over the Takaka Hill in Tasman District. More >>

NZ Transport Agency quick update 2

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 8:34 am | NZTA

NZ Transport Agency quick update 2: South Island Advisory Below is the current state of the State Highways in the South Island as of 7.45am. For travellers using the State Highways at the top and west of the South Island. We advise that people plan ... More >>

Cyclone Gita update: SH6 closed from Westport to Rapahoe

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 3:19 pm | NZTA

Cyclone Gita update: State Highway 6 closed from Westport to Rapahoe (north of Greymouth) The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that State Highway 6 from Westport to Rapahoe (north of Greymouth) has been closed due to flooding and strong winds. ... More >>

NZTA update: State Highway 6 closed north of Greymouth

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 2:32 pm | NZTA

The Coast Road SH6 from Westport to Greymouth has been closed due to flooding and strong winds. More >>

Cyclone Gita: SH1 closed north and south of Kaikoura

Tuesday, 20 February 2018, 10:05 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that State Highway 1 has been closed north and south of Kaikoura due to heavy rain and the risk of slips and rockfalls. With steady rain falling along the Kaikoura coastline, the Transport Agency closed ... More >>

Gita: NZTA urging drivers to consider delaying travel

Monday, 19 February 2018, 3:02 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is urging people to plan ahead and consider delaying road travel in areas likely be most impacted by Cyclone Gita until the predicted severe weather has passed. More >>

Extended work hours at new Kawarau Falls Bridge

Monday, 19 February 2018, 9:52 am | NZTA

An accelerated work programme is about to start at the new Kawarau Falls Bridge in Frankton, Queenstown, to get both lanes of the new State Highway 6 bridge open in May. Currently just one lane of the bridge is open to traffic. More >>

Slip closing State Highway 11 bigger than first thought

Friday, 16 February 2018, 7:31 pm | NZTA

Geotechnical engineers are still assessing the slip that’s forced the closure of State Highway 11 between Paihia and Kawakawa in Northland. More >>

SH1 cleared after crash near Puhoi, but expect long delays

Friday, 16 February 2018, 3:17 pm | NZTA

Motorists heading north from Auckland on State Highway can expect delays after a crash blocked the road north of Puhoi. More >>

Overnight motorway closures 18 – 24 February 2018

Friday, 16 February 2018, 2:11 pm | NZTA

Overnight motorway closures 18 – 24 February 2018 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 ... More >>

Use State Highway 16 to avoid crash site near Puhoi

Friday, 16 February 2018, 1:22 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists using State highway One north of Auckland that a crash has blocked the motorway near Puhoi. More >>

Have your say on SH1 Safety in Otago

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 4:21 pm | NZTA

Have your say at North Otago A&P Show and help improve safety on State Highway 1 between Ōamaru and Dunedin More >>

Bad weather delays resurfacing of SH1 in Mangamuka Gorge

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 3:37 pm | NZTA

Bad weather in the Far North has forced another delay in the start of work to resurface State Highway 1 through the Mangamuka Gorge. More >>

EV charging station signage rollout continues

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 3:02 pm | NZTA

The roll out of easy to spot signs for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations this summer is helping EV drivers in New Zealand hit the open road with confidence. The NZ Transport Agency’s Director Safety and Environment, Harry Wilson says with around ... More >>

Slip closes State Highway 11 in Northland for 2 weeks

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 1:52 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists in the Far North that State Highway 11, which links Paihia and Kawakawa, will remain closed for at least two weeks. More >>

Kaikoura, SH1- Parititahi Tunnel damaged

Wednesday, 14 February 2018, 12:46 pm | NZTA

Kaikoura’s State Highway 1 south of the town, Peketa to Goose Bay, closed around 9 am today after a hiab (truck with a lift/crane attached to the deck) hit the left corner of the Parititahi Tunnel portal, damaging the entrance. More >>

 

 

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