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Northbound lanes of Northern Motorway to close

Friday, 17 May 2019, 2:55 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises that the northbound lanes of the Northern Motorway (SH1) will be closed for maintenance work between the Silverdale interchange and Puhoi on Tuesday, 21 May. More >>

Pekatahi Bridge State Highway 2 night closures

Friday, 17 May 2019, 1:07 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency would like to advise motorists Pekatahi Bridge near Whakatane will be closed overnight from 7pm to 6am from Sunday 19 May to Thursday 23 May. More >>

Night time closure of Royal Road Bridge over SH16

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 12:16 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises that the Royal Road bridge over State Highway 16 in west Auckland will be closed most nights for four weeks from May 20, with local detours in place. More >>

Reconstruction of sections of Opononi seawall is under way

Friday, 10 May 2019, 2:46 pm | NZTA

A $3.2m project to rebuild parts of the seawall at Opononi and improve the resilience of State Highway 12 in Northland has started. More >>

Incident closes all 4 lanes of Southern Motorway

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 12:30 pm | NZTA

Auckland motorists are advised that an incident has blocked all four northbound lanes of the Southern Motorway (SH1) just north of the Ellerslie-Panmure Highway interchange. More >>

Lewis Pass highway closure west of Hanmer Springs

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 11:10 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency advises everyone who drives on State Highway 7 in North Canterbury, west of the Hanmer Springs turnoff, that the highway will be closed this Saturday night from 10 pm to 6 am Sunday. More >>

Reduced speed and closure of a passing lane near Pareora

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 1:05 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is putting in place temporary reduced speed limits of 70km/hour and have closed the left hand, northbound lane on the Timaru Pareora Highway, SH1, South Canterbury. More >>

Busy Frankton, Queenstown intersection safety improvements

Monday, 6 May 2019, 2:45 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency’s safety upgrade and new underpass at the Tucker Beach Road/ SH6 Queenstown intersection is now open to traffic, following an opening ceremony today. More >>

Autumn scaling and abseil inspection Nevis Bluff

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 10:17 am | NZTA

Autumn scaling and abseil inspection Nevis Bluff, Queenstown Lakes District, from Monday 6 May, for three weeks More >>

Pony riders embrace new equestrian centre in Greenhithe

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 11:01 am | NZTA

A new pony facility has opened in Greenhithe today giving local youth a central hub for equestrian activities on Auckland’s North Shore. More >>

New flexible road safety barriers for Christchurch highway

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 2:11 pm | NZTA

New flexible road safety barriers that help stop head-on crashes and save lives will be installed on State Highway 74/QEII Drive between Innes Road and Burwood Road from this week. More >>

Plan ahead for a safe, enjoyable Easter holiday journey

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 1:07 pm | NZTA

Plan ahead for a safe, enjoyable Easter holiday journey in the North Motorists travelling in Northland and Auckland for Easter are urged to plan ahead and follow the basics of road safety so everyone arrives safely at their destination. More >>

Rockfall south of Kaikōura closes SH1 south of the town

Friday, 12 April 2019, 6:54 pm | NZTA

A rock the size of two basketballs which fell from a height south of Kaikōura’s Parititahi road tunnels landed on and damaged a southbound car late this afternoon. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was not seriously injured and did not ... More >>

Construction starts on $1.4b Eastern Busway

Friday, 12 April 2019, 11:59 am | NZTA

High frequency, rapid transit bus travel for East Auckland is a step closer with construction underway for the first stage of the Eastern Busway project. More >>

NZ Transport Agency update on Waiho

Thursday, 11 April 2019, 12:37 pm | NZTA

Work completed on 10 April 2019 • Very wet weather overnight Tuesday and all of Wednesday, with no access to the riverbed possible, so completion schedule delayed slightly. • Bailey bridge launch successful to the north side. More >>

SH2 Elizabeth Street roundabout metering begins this week

Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 11:55 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency will start roundabout metering at the SH2 Elizabeth Street roundabout from this Thursday, to help improve the southbound traffic flow on Takitimu Drive in the morning peak. More >>

NZTA to ‘Pause for Health and Safety’

Monday, 8 April 2019, 9:24 am | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is today joining industry partners to engage and focus on the significance of health and safety for half a day. More >>

Waiho River Bailey bridge on track for reopening Friday

Sunday, 7 April 2019, 3:19 pm | NZTA

Waiho River Bailey bridge on track for reopening Friday The NZ Transport Agency says South Westland’s Waiho River Bailey bridge should be ready to open this Friday, 12 April. The exact time cannot be confirmed until later this week. “The Army engineers ... More >>

Good progress towards opening of Waiho River Bailey bridge

Friday, 5 April 2019, 12:18 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency’s Bailey bridge building team is onto the third span of the seven span bridge at the Waiho River, South Westland. More >>

Rebuilding Waiho River Bailey bridge

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 11:42 am | NZTA

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and construction company Downer are working together to help rebuild South Westland’s Waiho River Bailey bridge*, washed away by rock-filled floodwaters last week, says NZ Transport Agency System Manager, Pete ... More >>



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