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State Highway 73 closed by diesel spill

Monday, 1 September 2014, 3:24 pm | NZTA

State Highway 73 has been closed to all traffic, from Klondyke Corner to Arthur’s Pass, after a diesel spill this afternoon. The NZ Transport Agency’s Journey Manager Lee Wright says motorists can expect delays as equipment is brought on site to clean ... More >>

State Highway 36 Tauranga To Ngongotaha open to one lane

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 12:06 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency wishes to advise that State Highway 36 between Tauranga and Rotorua is now open to one lane at Awahou. There is traffic management in the area and drivers are asked to take extreme care. More >>

Road closure: State Highway 2 off ramp to Kairua Road

Friday, 15 August 2014, 3:05 pm | NZTA

The State Highway 2 (SH2) off-ramp to Kairua Road will be closed to traffic between 9am and 4pm, Monday August 18 to enable contractors to carry out earthworks on the area. More >>

New temporary road layout for SH1 Tamahere

Friday, 15 August 2014, 2:13 pm | NZTA

A new road layout will be in place on a stretch of State Highway 1 (SH1) this month, as contractors continue work on the Cambridge section of the Waikato Expressway. More >>

Wind warning for sections of Auckland’s motorways

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 3:53 pm | NZTA

Wind warning for sections of Auckland’s motorways The NZ Transport Agency is advising all road users care is needed crossing the Auckland Harbour Bridge and the Southwestern Motorway’s Mangere Bridge spanning Manukau Harbour because of strong winds. “Both ... More >>

Road closure: Ngaruawahia section of Waikato Expressway

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 12:09 pm | NZTA

The Ngaruawahia section of the Waikato Expressway will be closed for four nights this month, to allow contractors to carry out final planned works on the Waikato River Bridge. The stretch of State Highway 1 (SH1) between Taupiri roundabout and ... More >>

Vehicle restrictions on Canterbury’s alpine highways

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 9:25 am | NZTA

Snow has fallen on Canterbury’s alpine highways overnight prompting a warning from the NZ Transport Agency for motorists to take extreme care on Canterbury roads. The Transport Agency’s Journey Manager Lee Wright says there are vehicle restrictions ... More >>

Summer start for Warkworth’s Hill Street improvements

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 1:19 pm | NZTA

People in the Rodney area will have their opportunity later this month to find out more about improvements to the State Highway 1/Hill Street intersection in Warkworth before the NZ Transport Agency starts construction this summer. More >>

Slip closes State Highway 6 near Gates of Haast

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 9:10 am | NZTA

State Highway 6, from Haast township to Makarora, remains closed this morning after torrential rain in the area brought down a slip at Clarke Bluff late yesterday. About 200 to 300 cubic metres of rock and material fell onto the highway just before 4pm, ... More >>

Draft consent for Pūhoi-Warkworth motorway welcomed

Friday, 25 July 2014, 3:21 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency welcomes a draft decision by the Board of Inquiry to grant consents to construct the first section of a new motorway north of Auckland – the Pūhoi to Warkworth section of the Ara Tūhono Pūhoi to Wellsford Road of National ... More >>

$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 >>



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