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Crane makes its way back to the Waikanae River

Monday, 18 April 2016, 5:01 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The big crane that lifted the first beams onto the Waikanae River Bridge is returning to lift two more spans from the northern river bank. More >>

Ideas on how to improve Nelson’s road network welcomed

Friday, 15 April 2016, 4:12 pm | NZ Transport Agency

It’s not too late to give your ideas on how to improve Nelson’s arterial transport network, with the NZ Transport Agency inviting feedback up to Sunday 24 April. More >>

NZTA Weekly traffic Bulletin - 27 March – 2 April 2016

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 2:09 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Overnight motorway closures 27 March – 2 April 2016 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 ... More >>

Easter Weekend safe driving

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 12:25 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Easter Weekend safe driving Canterbury, West Coast, Tasman and Nelson Traffic will be heavy on highways out of Christchurch this Easter as people head off for the four-day break. The NZ Transport Agency is asking drivers to plan ahead to avoid delays and ... More >>

Countdown to Easter weekend – plan your journey

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 9:50 am | NZ Transport Agency

With so many people travelling to be with family and friends over Easter, the NZ Transport Agency is reminding drivers to plan ahead, allow plenty of time and be patient when they head out on the road this long weekend. More >>

Warbirds Over Wanaka: travel tips

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 1:36 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Warbirds Over Wanaka: advice for people attending and those not attending Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow runs this Easter, from Good Friday to Easter Sunday, 25- 27 March, attracting around 20,000 people Saturday and Sunday and half that number ... More >>

Beam placement kicks off after Easter

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 4:47 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The first beams are being lifted and placed on the Waikanae River Bridge after Easter as part of the Mackays to Peka Peka Expressway. More >>

Heading away Easter Weekend? Be prepared

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 1:18 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Heading away Easter Weekend? Be prepared, enjoy a safe trip Traffic will be heavy on highways out of Christchurch this Easter as people head off for an enjoyable four-day break. The NZ Transport Agency is asking drivers to plan ahead to avoid delays and ... More >>

SH1 Brynderwyn Hills planned maintenance work deferred

Sunday, 20 March 2016, 5:06 pm | NZ Transport Agency

SH1 Brynderwyn Hills planned maintenance work and road closure deferred The NZ Transport Agency says safety and maintenance work planned for SH1 on the Brynderwyn Hills, Northland, this evening has been deferred due to weather conditions. More >>

Night Road Repairs on State Highway 88

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 12:38 pm | NZ Transport Agency

State Highway 88, Port Chalmers highway, road repairs at night continuing past 18 March to next week More >>

SH1 Brynderwyn Hills closed Sunday night for maintenance

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 11:06 am | NZ Transport Agency

Drivers using the Brynderwyn Hills this Sunday are advised to allow plenty of extra time for their journey as State Highway 1 will be closed overnight for safety and maintenance work. More >>

Johns Road near airport, lane changes from 16 March

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 3:52 pm | NZ Transport Agency

From Wednesday, 16 March, the NZ Transport Agency’s Johns Road crew will be moving the southbound traffic (heading towards Memorial Avenue) over onto the new road so they can build the new, permanent southbound lanes. This work is part of the bigger ... More >>

High winds across Otago and Canterbury

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 12:07 pm | NZ Transport Agency

High winds across Otago and Canterbury – motorcyclists and drivers of high-sided vehicles need to take care, 11.45 am update The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers, particularly of high-sided vehicles, and motorcyclists to take care today as high ... More >>

SH1 Taupo - Road Open

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 4:37 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Emergency services and our contractors have managed to clear the site and both lanes of SH1 are now OPEN. Traffic is built up and motorists are advised to avoid the area if they can. More >>

Section of SH1 Taupo closed due to a serious crash

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 2:18 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that State Highway 1 Taupo is CLOSED at the intersection of Heuheu Parade due to a serious crash. Emergency services are at the scene and motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible. A detour around ... More >>

Motorway Over Height Detection System not operating

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 9:44 am | NZ Transport Agency

Improvements are being made to the system that helps prevent bridge strikes on Auckland’s motorway network and the current system won’t be operating during the upgrade. The NZ Transport Agency is upgrading and relocating the Over Height Detection System, ... More >>

Lane changes at SH1 Takanini

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 11:16 am | NZ Transport Agency

Work on the Southern Corridor Improvements project, which is creating extra lanes to ease bottlenecks on SH1 Auckland, is now well underway and motorists will begin to see changes that may affect their journey from next week. The NZ Transport Agency ... More >>

State Highway 7A to Hanmer Springs, North Canterbury closed

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 10:25 am | NZ Transport Agency

State Highway 7A to Hanmer Springs, North Canterbury closed, fire Due to a fire on the Tekoa Range, North Canterbury, State Highway 7A to Hanmer Springs is closed. Travellers intending to get to Hanmer Springs should delay their journeys until the ... More >>

World first innovation finishes its job at Waterview

Tuesday, 1 March 2016, 10:03 am | NZ Transport Agency

A piece of machinery which was another example of world first innovation at Auckland’s Waterview Connection project has now finished its job. The final section of the culvert gantry has been removed from the tunnel it was helping to build, which marks the ... More >>

Two sets of safety improvements on SH1 Whangarei

Monday, 29 February 2016, 5:18 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is beginning work this week to improve safety and traffic flows at two locations on SH1 into Whangarei. More >>

 

 

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