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Central Otago highway works season getting closer

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 1:57 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

It may still feel like winter, a very mild one so far, but Aspiring Highways on behalf of the NZ Transport Agency has planning well underway for the spring and summer road works season. More >>

Traffic Bulletin: Kaikōura Hop gets underway

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 1:55 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

People travelling between Picton and Christchurch via SH1 will strike more traffic from Wednesday through this weekend as people travel to Kaikōura for the annual Hop car enthusiasts’ event. More >>

Rumours of heavy traffic in Otago this weekend

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 10:04 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Fleetwood Mac fans may be going their own way but all will be keen to have a trouble-free journey to Dunedin and home again. Fleetwood Mac’s South Island concert is on Saturday night, 21 September at Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium. More >>

Motorway travel times returning to normal after truck crash

Monday, 2 September 2019, 8:45 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises that travel times on the Northern Motorway to the city are returning to normal after a truck crash earlier this morning closed most south-bound lanes across the Auckland Harbour Bridge. All lanes reopened at 7:20am ... More >>

Motorists advised to delay travel due to congestion on SH1

Monday, 2 September 2019, 8:18 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises that motorists delay non-essential travel to the city on the Northern Motorway until after the morning peak. Commuters are advised to use Northern Express buses as an alternative. A truck crash and fire at the base ... More >>

South-bound lanes reopen on Harbour Bridge, but expect delay

Monday, 2 September 2019, 8:14 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises that all south-bound lanes across the Auckland Harbour Bridge have reopened after a truck crashed and blocked most lanes earlier this morning. There is a 70 kph speed limit in lanes one and two because of diesel residue on the ... More >>

Night time roadworks on SH1 in Dome Valley - update

Friday, 30 August 2019, 2:35 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises there will be night time road works in two locations on State Highway 1 south of Wellsford, starting Sunday night. More >>

Section 3 of Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive shared path complete

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 2:53 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The New Zealand Transport Agency and Auckland Transport are delighted that work to widen and improve the Orakei Basin Boardwalk is now finished. The upgrade of the boardwalk forms Section 3 of the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path. More >>

Night time roadworks for safety improvements on SH1 in Dome

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 9:17 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises there will be night time road works on State Highway 1 south of Wellsford, starting Sunday night. More >>

Landmark new bridge connects communities across Motorway

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 5:00 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

A landmark new pedestrian bridge will be installed over Auckland’s Southern Motorway (SH1) later this month, connecting communities on both sides of the motorway and linking to a new 4.5 kilometres walking and cycling path between Papakura and Takanini. ... More >>

Haast Pass closure due to rockfall at Clarke Bluff

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 1:55 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Haast Pass closure due to large rockfall at Clarke Bluff, SH6 – highway closed all day Tuesday, next update midday Wednesday More >>

Further engagement about Auckland Harbour Bridge Shared Path

Friday, 9 August 2019, 3:22 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is asking for more public feedback as it develops the design of the Auckland Harbour Bridge Shared Path for walking and cycling. This time we’d like to hear feedback more specifically about how the shared path will connect or ... More >>

Canterbury safer speeds consultation: Waikuku to Lineside Rd

Monday, 5 August 2019, 1:45 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

MEDIA RELEASE 5 August 2019 Safer speeds proposed in North Canterbury, Waikuku to Lineside Road: formal consultation now sought More >>

South Island highways - Snow, wind, ice - Drive prepared

Friday, 2 August 2019, 3:29 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Lower temperatures today and over the weekend mean that South Island drivers need to be aware of ice and black ice, particularly on bridge decks and shaded areas of the highway last to catch the sun. More >>

Canterbury snow update - routes to West Coast both reopened

Wednesday, 31 July 2019, 12:09 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Both the Lewis Pass route (SH7) and SH73 via Porters Pass and Arthur’s Pass between the West Coast and Canterbury reopened after 11.30 am today. Heavy snow earlier today closed both routes before 9 am. “Crews have been working hard to clear these highways ... More >>

Making SH11 North Canterbury safer – public feedback welcome

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 3:07 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Flexible barriers in the middle of the road, new roundabouts, traffic lights at the Woodend School crossing and changes to speed limits are among ideas proposed to make a high-risk stretch of highway in North Canterbury safer. More >>

New safety campaign to raise awareness of drug driving harm

Monday, 22 July 2019, 8:24 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

New Zealanders are not openly talking about the harm caused by drug-driving, so personal stories will be shared daily to raise awareness of the human impact. More >>

One lane on south side of SH1 Brynderwyn Hills is closed

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 5:19 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises that a north-bound lane on the south side of State Highway 1 over the Brynderwyn Hills has been closed due to issues with the retaining wall. The left lane has been cordoned off but vehicles can use the passing lane. ... More >>

Overnight tree removal on SH1 for Dome Valley Safety

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 4:59 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises that contractors will be removing trees on State Highway 1 in the Dome Valley to prepare for safety improvements on this busy state highway. Tree felling is planned for this Sunday night 21 July on the corner of State ... More >>

New Barnes Dance crossings North Dunedin underway

Wednesday, 17 July 2019, 10:50 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Dunedin is about to get two more “Barnes Dance” pedestrian crossings. Barnes Dance crossings allow pedestrians to cross the road in all directions at once, including diagonally across intersections. A flashing counter allows people to see how many ... More >>

 

 

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