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Overnight motorway closures 30 July – 5 August 2017

Friday, 28 July 2017, 1:03 pm | NZTA

30 July – 5 August 2017 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, ... More >>

Consultation begins to improve safety of Kaikoura’s access

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 3:23 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is encouraging people to have their say on a recommended approach to improve the safety and accessibility of Kaikoura’s town centre. More >>

Russley Road Upgrade

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 1:31 pm | NZTA

Russley Road Upgrade: airport roundabout changes weekend 4-6 August, expect delays, know detour roads to airport There will be lengthy delays up to 20 minutes at Christchurch’s Russley Road/Memorial Avenue airport intersection in early August as part of the ... More >>

Work about to start on eastern Bay of Plenty state highway

Monday, 24 July 2017, 9:14 pm | NZTA

Work on the slip below the road on State Highway 35 at Raukokore is now expected to start Tuesday (25 July) after crews were diverted to help with reopening the highway at the Waioeka Gorge. More >>

SH 4 Whanganui to Raetihi open

Monday, 24 July 2017, 9:10 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising that State Highway 4 from Whanganui to Raetihi is now open. More >>

$231 million boost for State Highway 1 in Kaikoura regioon

Monday, 24 July 2017, 4:04 pm | NZTA

24 July 2017 | SOUTHERN REGION $231 million boost for State Highway 1 in the Kaikoura region More >>

New traffic signals improving safety and traffic flows

Monday, 24 July 2017, 2:16 pm | NZTA

24 July 2017 | AUCKLAND & NORTHLAND New traffic signals improving safety and traffic flows at SH14/Hospital Rd intersection More >>

New slip on Manawatu Gorge

Monday, 24 July 2017, 2:13 pm | NZTA

The Transport Agency is advising that a large new slip has fallen on the Manawatu Gorge, which has been closed since late April following two other significant slips. More >>

Highways update Canterbury and Otago Sunday 11 am

Sunday, 23 July 2017, 12:13 pm | NZTA

NZ Transport Agency Media Release: Highways update Canterbury and Otago Sunday 11 am MEDIA RELEASE 23 July 2017 | SOUTHERN REGION More >>

Highways update South Island, SH1 north of Dunedin reopens

Saturday, 22 July 2017, 2:45 pm | NZTA

Flooding Otago, Canterbury – SH1 north of Dunedin open, but potholes , debris, single lanes in many places People are advised that essential travel only is advised today on highways and roads of Otago and Canterbury, south of Christchurch. Highways ... More >>

Flooding Otago, South Island highways 10.30 am

Saturday, 22 July 2017, 12:41 pm | NZTA

Flooding Otago, South Island highways 10.30 am – avoid travel People are advised to avoid travel on highways and roads of Otago and Canterbury, south of Christchurch, today with highways closed all over Otago and parts of State Highway 1 closed south ... More >>

SH4 slip progress

Friday, 21 July 2017, 4:30 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is making good progress on a large slip on State Highway 4, Whanganui to Raetihi route, however access has only been restored for light vehicles up to the Fields track intersection. From Fields track to Raetihi, the road is closed ... More >>

SH2 Matata has one lane open

Friday, 21 July 2017, 1:19 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport says State Highway 2 near Matata now has one lane open but people should continue to expect delays. A large tree fell across both lanes on the Matata Straight near Murphy’s Holiday Camp. An alternative route is via State Highway ... More >>

Overnight motorway closures 23 – 29 July 2017

Friday, 21 July 2017, 12:23 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, 28 July ... More >>

Drive with extreme care in wet and windy conditions

Friday, 21 July 2017, 9:53 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is reminding drivers to slow down and take extra care on South Island roads today with heavy overnight and morning rain causing surface flooding throughout Tasman, Marlborough, Kaikoura coast, and mid and south Canterbury. More >>

Work planned to improve safety on SH1 through Dome Valley

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 4:37 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is planning improvements to make State Highway 1 through the Dome Valley safer. The proposed changes which will begin next year include widening the centre line and road side shoulders and installing flexible road safety barriers. ... More >>

On-going slips keeping SH4 closed

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 4:12 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is currently assessing a large slip on State Highway 4, which is set to keep the Whanganui to Raetihi route closed until late tomorrow, and possibly longer. More >>

Wet Weather Coming to South Island's East Coast

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 10:05 am | NZTA

Wet weather coming to east coast, South Island, coinciding with end of the school holidays More >>

SH1 Desert Road Closed While Urgent Work Is Carried Out

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 10:15 am | NZTA

State Highway 1 Desert Road will close for two short periods on Wednesday morning while urgent safety work is carried out. More >>

Winter Storm Update 5 – Central Plateau

Friday, 14 July 2017, 4:46 pm | NZTA

Winter Storm Update 5 – Central Plateau The NZ Transport Agency says access through the middle of North Island has now been restored. Most of the highways are open except for State Highway 1 Desert Road where snow clearing work is continuing. But Transport ... More >>

 

 

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