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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 >>

Longer timeframe for new bailey bridge across Waiho River

Sunday, 31 March 2019, 1:13 pm | NZTA

Longer timeframe for new bailey bridge across Waiho River, South Westland The NZ Transport Agency has revised its timeframe to reconnect State Highway 6 in South Westland at the Waiho River, says Transport Agency System Manager Pete Connors. The ... More >>

Cambridge Auto Electric 2017 Ltd suspended from issuing WoFs

Friday, 29 March 2019, 3:04 pm | NZTA

WOF ALERT – Cambridge Auto Electric 2017 Ltd suspended from issuing WoFs The NZ Transport Agency has immediately suspended vehicle inspector Oliver Wilson and his inspecting organisation Cambridge Auto Electric 2017 Ltd in the Waikato. During three ... More >>

Waiho River Bridge failure – the facts

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 2:01 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency says there is no evidence to support suggestions that a lack of maintenance or earlier work upstream were responsible for the failure of South Westland’s Waiho Bridge on Tuesday this week. More >>

Full overnight closure of Victoria Bridge on SH6

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 1:15 pm | NZTA

A full overnight road closure on SH6 at the Victoria Bridge between Cromwell and Queenstown will be in place from 10pm next Tuesday, 2 April, until 5am Wednesday, 3 April. More >>

West Coast highways update, highway reopens to one lane

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 1:08 pm | NZTA

A number of roads on the West Coast are now open, albeit to one lane in places, after the significant flooding of the past two days, says the NZ Transport Agency. State Highway 6 through South Westland will remain closed at the Waiho River, between ... More >>

Old Mangere Bridge replacement expected mid-year

Monday, 25 March 2019, 1:55 pm | NZTA

The NZ Transport Agency is making good progress towards building a new bridge between Onehunga and Mangere to replace the Old Mangere Bridge which closed for safety reasons late last year. More >>

Congestion finally eases around Auckland Airport

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 8:46 pm | NZTA

Congestion is easing across the Auckland motorway network after a very busy afternoon on the southwestern motorways around Auckland Airport. Traffic within the airport itself remains busy, but is slowly easing. More >>

Plan ahead and allow extra time if going to Auckland Airport

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 2:42 pm | NZTA

Motorists driving to or around Auckland Airport this afternoon are advised to plan ahead and allow extra time because of an event with potential to cause disruption on the transport network. More >>

Rock stabilisation Nevis Bluff, Queenstown Lakes District

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 12:22 pm | NZTA

People who use the road between Cromwell and Queenstown, State Highway 6, may spot abseilers and drilling activities at the Nevis Bluff from Tuesday, 26 March. More >>

Clutha River’s Beaumont Bridge replacement

Wednesday, 13 March 2019, 12:46 pm | NZTA

The Beaumont community, inland Otago, has an opportunity next week to get the latest news on a new two-lane bridge over the Clutha River, State Highway 8, near the township. More >>

Big turnout for first walk on Matakohe’s new bridge

Monday, 11 March 2019, 11:15 am | NZTA

About 700 people turned out on Saturday to walk on the new bridge at Matakohe in Northland. More >>

   

 

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