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Transport Agency welcomes next steps for light rail

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 11:53 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is welcoming the next steps in the process for the City Centre to Māngere Light Rail Project, announced by Government today. More >>

New guide to encourage e-bike use

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 11:29 am | NZTA

A new employer e-bike purchase support guide aims to help employers make it easier for their staff to buy e-bikes through discounted bulk purchases and reducing upfront costs. More >>

Snow coming to South Island alpine highways this weekend

Friday, 16 August 2019, 12:50 pm | NZTA

A southerly change with snow and heavy rain is expected to affect the highways across the lower and central South Island this weekend. People are asked to drive to the conditions and be well prepared. More >>

Large rock blocks SH6, Haast Pass road

Monday, 12 August 2019, 4:08 pm | NZTA

A rockfall, triggered by heavy rain in recent days, between Haast in South Westland and the top of the Haast Pass has closed State Highway 6 just after 3 pm today. The route connects Westland to Makarora on the Otago side. More >>

SH1 reduced to one lane at Loop Road overnight

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 8:24 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises SH1 traffic will be reduced to one lane at Loop Road south of Whangarei on Thursday night. More >>

Kaikōura recovery transport project: the end is in sight

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 2:59 pm | NZTA

The end is in sight for the highway and rail rebuild along SH1 north and south of Kaikōura, as well as the inland route to Waiau. The rebuild of the transport networks followed the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in November, 2016. More >>

New bridge brings new benefits to Taipa township

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 11:31 am | NZTA

The 300 kids at Taipa Area School in Northland have more reason than most for celebrating the new bridge in their town. The bridge construction team has fixed a chronic problem that often forced the school’s closure, sometimes for days at a time. More >>

South-bound lanes reopen on Auckland’s Southern Motorway

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 12:33 pm | NZTA

All four south-bound lanes are now open on Auckland’s Southern Motorway at Highbrook Drive. More >>

Two south-bound lanes reopen on Auckland’s Southern Motorway

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 12:19 pm | NZTA

Traffic is moving again on Auckland’s Southern Motorway with two south-bound lanes open past a crash site near the Highbrook Drive off ramp. More >>

Crash closes south-bound lanes of Southern Motorway

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 10:43 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises that all south-bound lanes on Auckland’s Southern Motorway are closed because of a head-on collision involving a fleeing driver. More >>

Safety barrier gates South Westland, SH6, Fox Hills

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 11:45 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency will be installing permanent highway safety barrier gates at two places on State Highway 6 in South Westland in August: at the north end of Fox Glacier township and south of Docherty Creek Road, south of Franz Josef township. More >>

Network plans laid out to support Auckland’s future

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 12:16 pm | NZTA

The Supporting Growth programme has achieved a significant planning milestone with the publication ofnew indicative transport network maps for Auckland’s future growth areas. More >>

SH1 northbound lanes to close overnight for maintenance

Monday, 8 July 2019, 3:46 pm | NZTA

Auckland motorists are advised that northbound lanes of the Northern Motorway (SH1) will be closed for maintenance on Thursday night, 11 July. More >>

Luggate Red Bridge, SH8A, open from 5pm Friday 5 July

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 11:00 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency’s Aspiring Highways team is in the final stages of completing six weeks of maintenance and safety works on the Luggate Red Bridge, State Highway 8A. More >>

Night time roadworks for safety improvements in Dome Valley

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 2:45 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises there will be overnight works on State Highway 1 north of Warkworth, starting this Sunday. More >>

New timeline for Nelson’s Rocks Road options

Wednesday, 3 July 2019, 11:45 am | NZTA

More time needs to be spent investigating the Rocks Road cycling and walking facility to ensure the transport system in Nelson is prepared for the challenges of moving more people and freight into the future, climate change and sea level rise, according ... More >>

Waterview Connection has become a route of choice

Friday, 28 June 2019, 4:20 pm | NZTA

Just over two million vehicles a month on average drive through the Waterview Connection, showing that in the two years since it opened, the twin tunnels have become a route of choice for Aucklanders traversing the city’s motorway network. More >>

Communities invited to connect over shared path

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 11:37 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency wants to connect with local communities about its plans for a shared walking and cycling path across the Auckland Harbour Bridge and along the SeaPath route to Takapuna. More >>

SH1 northbound lanes to close overnight for maintenance

Friday, 21 June 2019, 1:31 pm | NZTA

Auckland motorists are advised that northbound lanes of the Northern Motorway (SH1) will be closed for maintenance on Wednesday night, 26 June. More >>

SH2 Karangahake Gorge closed overnight 17 and 18 June

Monday, 17 June 2019, 10:07 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises SH2 Karangahake Gorge will be closed for maintenance works overnight 8pm to 5am tonight Monday 17 June and tomorrow Tuesday 18 June. More >>

 

 

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