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Early milestone for Waterview Shared Path

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 3:33 pm | NZTA

The installation of 10 large precast pier sections for a bridge spanning Oakley Creek marks a milestone in the construction of the Waterview Shared Path. More >>

Good progress on State Highway 1 South of Kaikoura

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 3:24 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency's crews are working hard to clear a single lane south of Kaikoura along SH1, and have made good progress in the past three weeks. Up to 200,000 cubic metres of debris came down in 25 slips along the route during the earthquake ... More >>

Closures ahead for Dominion Rd exit on Southwestern Motorway

Monday, 5 December 2016, 3:54 pm | NZTA

The southbound exit at the Dominion Road interchange on Auckland’s Southwestern Motorway (State Highway 20) will be closed for two weekends later this month as part of work to build another lane. More >>

Road works around South Canterbury – starting next week

Friday, 2 December 2016, 2:53 pm | NZTA

2 December 2016 | SOUTHERN REGION Road works around South Canterbury – starting next week, 5 December More >>

Afternoon Kaikoura convoy cancelled due to bad weather

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 4:33 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency has cancelled this afternoon’s planned convoy out of Kaikoura on the inland Mt Lyford road (route 70) due to the poor weather creating a high risk of rock falls and landslides. More >>

Fletcher Construction to build next section of Expressway

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 3:23 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency has awarded the contract for the construction of the 13 km Peka Peka to Ōtaki section of the Kāpiti Expressway to Fletcher Construction, with work on the ground set to get under way in mid-2017. More >>

Slip repair on State Highway 1 Moerewa almost finished

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, 10:46 am | NZTA

Work to repair two significant slips on State Highway 1 at Moerewa’s Turntable Hill will be finished soon. More >>

Celebrating the benefits of the Northwestern Cycleway

Saturday, 26 November 2016, 9:12 pm | NZTA

Cyclists and communities have been celebrating the success and benefits of the Northwestern Cycleway today. The NZ Transport Agency says a community day held on a section of the cycleway that runs through the UNITEC campus has been a great opportunity to ... More >>

“Fabulous facilities” for Waterview

Saturday, 26 November 2016, 9:04 pm | NZTA

A large crowd of people has celebrated the official opening today of a new BMX track and skate park in the Auckland suburb of Waterview . The community amenities were opened at a ribbon cutting event involving the NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Council’s ... More >>

Look out for events in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty

Friday, 25 November 2016, 9:30 pm | NZTA

Look out for events in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty from this weekend Road users should be extra cautious and obey all road signs while the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge, Rotorua Half Marathon and annual Santa Parades take place across the Waikato and ... More >>

Traffic Bulletin

Monday, 21 November 2016, 4:31 pm | NZTA

Night work is being carried out to strengthen the road near Grahams’ Bridge on State Highway 2 between Mangatawhiri and State Highway 1. More >>

Next steps on Mt Messenger and Awakino improvements

Monday, 21 November 2016, 2:39 pm | NZTA

Consultation is about to start to advance designs for the Mt Messenger and Awakino Tunnel bypass projects, along with other safety and resilience improvements for State Highway 3. More >>

Temporary road closure west of Hanmer Springs today

Monday, 21 November 2016, 1:41 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising drivers travelling between Christchurch and Picton via alternate State highways 7, 65, 6 and 63, that a section of SH 7 at Horse Shoe Lake west of Hanmer Springs turnoff, will be temporarily closed later today (Monday, ... More >>

South Island highways update – 7:00pm Friday 18 November

Friday, 18 November 2016, 11:29 pm | NZTA

Crews are continuing work to assess the safety of several key South Island routes, clear slips and safely re-open roads as soon as conditions allow. More >>

Overnight motorway closures 20 November – 26 November 2016

Friday, 18 November 2016, 1:27 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, 25 November ... More >>

Closure between Paremata Rd and Postgate Drive

Friday, 18 November 2016, 10:54 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises that State Highway 58 between Paremata Road and Postgate Drive will be closed to all traffic in both directions from 11am this morning to allow contractors to undertake urgent works to remove slip material and make the ... More >>

South Island highways update – 10:45am Thursday 16 November

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 11:20 am | NZTA

Twenty-four hour highway access to Hanmer Springs from State Highway 7 via State Highway 7A has been restored, following assessments showing a reduced risk of further rockfalls. More >>

Update on State Highway 2 Hutt on-ramp

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 9:49 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that the State Highway 2 Hutt on-ramp at the bottom of the Ngauranga Gorge is likely to reopen later today, returning to its normal layout. Motorists will notice there are some shipping containers in place. ... More >>

Wellington state highways update – Wednesday 16 November 9am

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 9:36 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency contractors worked through the night to clear slips from multiple sites throughout the Wellington region following heavy rain on Tuesday 15 November. More >>

South Island highways update

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 9:11 am | NZTA

NZ Transport Agency contractors resumed work early this morning to assess the safety of key South Island state highway routes, clear slips and safely re-open roads as soon as conditions allow. More >>

 

 

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