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$458m approved for Huntly section of Waikato Expressway

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 2:45 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency Board has approved $458million in funding for the design and construction of the Huntly section of the Waikato Expressway. More >>

Section of SH2 south of Katikati closed after fatal crash

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 2:42 pm | NZTA

A section of State Highway 2(SH2) between Tauranga and Katikati is currently closed after a fatal crash near Whakamarama. More >>

Paengaroa weigh station officially open

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 4:16 pm | NZTA

A state-of-the-art weigh station in the Bay of Plenty is set to make the state highway network safer for everyone. The NZ Transport Agency has unveiled the $2million Paengaroa weigh station, which will be used to check that trucks on the road are within legal ... More >>

Open days for Southern Corridor Improvements

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 10:50 am | NZTA

People will have their first opportunity to look at the initial project designs and provide feedback for the Southern Corridor Improvements in Auckland at open days being organised by the NZ Transport Agency from next week. The initial designs for ... More >>

Truck drivers asked to help keep Huntly quiet

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 10:42 am | NZTA

Truck drivers are being urged to keep the noise down by not using their engine brakes when travelling through Huntly. More >>

Winter blast prompts call for motorists to take extra care

Monday, 21 July 2014, 1:55 pm | NZTA

With sleety showers, hail and snow forecast for Banks Peninsula and the Port Hills tonight, the NZ Transport Agency is urging motorists to take extreme care on Canterbury roads during the next few days. The Transport Agency’s Journey Manager Lee Wright ... More >>

Changes at Auckland’s St Lukes westbound interchange

Friday, 18 July 2014, 3:46 pm | NZTA

Drivers are advised of temporary changes at the St Lukes interchange on Auckland’s Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) as work to complete the Western Ring Route gathers pace. More >>

Transport Agency to reopen Northland SH1 tonight

Friday, 18 July 2014, 1:06 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says it plans to re-open a storm damaged section of State Highway 1 near Kawakawa in Northland tonight (Friday 18 July). More >>

Time needed to restore storm-hit roads in Northland

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 9:52 am | NZTA

Time needed to restore storm-hit roads in Northland The NZ Transport Agency says work to reopen State Highway 1 continues near Kawakawa in Northland, but adds that damage from the recent storm is so extensive that it may take some time to fully ... More >>

SH1 closed at Hundalee by truck crash

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 9:15 am | NZTA

A truck crash south of Kaikoura at Hundalee has closed State Highway 1 to all traffic this morning. There is no detour. Motorists are being warned of delays and to avoid travel in the area. More >>

SH29 –Poike roundabout repairs

Friday, 11 July 2014, 4:21 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists who travel through the Poike Road roundabout on State Highway 29 (SH29) that major night works will be commencing on Monday July 14. Pavement repair work will take place to the roundabout, and all its approaches, ... More >>

Storm continues to cause danger for drivers

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 10:20 am | NZTA

Strong winds and rain continue to make driving conditions hazardous in Auckland and Northland, and the NZ Transport Agency is advising people to take extreme care on state highways and roads. More >>

Driving care need during strong winds overnight

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 4:13 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers that care will be needed on highways and roads in Northland and Auckland due to strong winds forecast overnight. More >>

Work continues on Tauranga’s Takitimu Drive overbridge

Friday, 4 July 2014, 3:48 pm | NZTA

Work continues on Tauranga’s Takitimu Drive overbridge Motorists should expect delays when travelling on the State Highway 2A Takitimu Drive overpass this month as work to strengthen the bridge joints continues. More >>

Another link in Auckland’s cycleway chain

Friday, 4 July 2014, 2:52 pm | NZTA

As the Grafton Gully cycleway project moves towards another significant milestone – constructing the connection between Ian McKinnon Drive and the cycleway - the NZ Transport Agency advises drivers of project-related changes in central Auckland ... More >>

Traffic restrictions on SH1 near Tamahere from Monday July 7

Friday, 27 June 2014, 4:31 pm | NZTA

The passing lanes on both sides of State Highway (SH1) between the Tamahere Drive and Airport Road off-ramps will be out of action next month, to allow contractors to work on the median strip. More >>

Rock fall closes State highway 6 near Makarora

Friday, 27 June 2014, 12:58 pm | NZTA

Rock fall closes State highway 6 near Makarora for remainder of today A large rock fall that has closed State highway 6 about 15km south of Makarora since early yesterday morning, will keep the highway closed for the remainder of today as well. There will ... More >>

State Highway 7 to remain closed to 1.30pm

Friday, 27 June 2014, 10:24 am | NZTA

State Highway 7, from the Hanmer Springs turnoff to Springs Junction, will remain closed to 1.30pm today after a logging truck rolled at Rough Creek. More >>

Motorists urged to extra care on West Coast roads

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 2:09 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists travelling to and throughout the West Coast today (Wednesday 25 June) to take extreme care with the region being battered by strong winds and heavy rain. There are strong wind warnings in place for State ... More >>

Mangorewa Gorge (SH36) closed on Wednesday

Monday, 23 June 2014, 3:19 pm | NZTA

Mangorewa Gorge (SH36) closed on Wednesday A helicopter carrying a monsoon bucket will drop upwards of 5000 litres of water on to State Highway 36 (SH36) this week to reduce the risk of slips in the area. The section of SH36 at Mangowera Gorge- ... More >>



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