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SH2 closed at Mangatawhiri due to serious crash

Friday, 15 November 2019, 4:34 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

State Highway 2 is currently closed between State Highway 1 and Pinnacle Rd near Mangatawhiri due to a serious crash. More >>

SH6 closed overnight, and all day Friday, west of Murchison

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 5:19 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says State Highway 6, 10 km west of Murchison, will remain closed overnight and all day Friday following a fatal crash which occurred around 2pm this afternoon. There is no simple detour in this area so drivers may ... More >>

SH6 Glenhope highway: aiming to open Thursday by lunchtime

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 3:46 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency road crews have made good progress clearing the slip-covered highway near Glenhope, north of Murchison, and removing three to four-metre diameter rocks this week. More >>

Glenhope, SH6, Tasman District, closure continuing

Monday, 11 November 2019, 4:15 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Road crews working for Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency have been busy since Sunday clearing large slips and ensuring vehicles and drivers were safe on State Highway 6, the Kohatu-Kawatiri highway, north of Murchison. “All stranded vehicles, caught ... More >>

Fourth southbound lane opens on Southern Motorway

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 5:07 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

A fourth southbound lane has opened on Auckland’s Southern Motorway from the SH20/SH1 merge to the Hill Road off-ramp. The opening of the new lane this morning is a significant milestone for the Southern Corridor Improvements (SCI) project, says Waka Kotahi ... More >>

Overnight work on Waiho/Waiau bailey bridge, South Westland

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 1:50 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will be installing temporary mesh on South Westland’s Waiho/Waiau bridge deck over the coming week to improve the skid resistance of the surface. The work will take place overnight in order to reduce delays for daytime ... More >>

Omoto landslide between Greymouth and Stillwater, SH7

Monday, 21 October 2019, 1:16 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

State Highway 7 access to Greymouth from Stillwater and Kaiata will remain closed while the landslide at Omoto continues to show signs of ongoing instability, says Moira Whinham, Maintenance Contract Manager, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. More >>

Highway repair work underway near Lawrence, Otago

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 4:20 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency has reduced State Highway 8, south-east of Lawrence, the gateway to Central Otago, to one lane this week as the highway shoulder is repaired. Work has started at the corner of Bloy Road and SH8, three kilometres out of Lawrence. ... More >>

Safer speeds proposed for SH6 between Blenheim and Nelson

Monday, 14 October 2019, 3:32 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is reviewing speed limits on State Highway 6 between Blenheim and Nelson in an effort to save lives and reduce the incidence of serious crashes along the high-risk road. More >>

First section of new bridge over Southern Motorway in place

Friday, 11 October 2019, 3:25 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Morning commuters on the Southern Motorway will have noticed the first section of a new pedestrian bridge has been lifted into place at Pescara Point near Papakura. It’s the first of four bridge sections to be installed in coming weeks as part ... More >>

Bridge installation is under way on Southern Motorway

Monday, 7 October 2019, 4:10 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Construction of a landmark new pedestrian bridge is under way over the Southern Motorway at Pescara Point in Papakura as part of the Southern Corridor Improvements project. The bridge will take shape over the new few weeks, with the first of four sections ... More >>

Closure between Greymouth and Stillwater, SH7 extended

Monday, 7 October 2019, 3:42 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

People who usually travel between Greymouth and Stillwater on SH7 will need to keep using the detour on the north side of the Grey River via Taylorville until further notice. More >>

Parents warned about unsafe child restraints online

Friday, 4 October 2019, 3:46 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is warning parents and caregivers to be vigilant when purchasing child restraints online, as some restraints currently available do not meet approved safety standards and may not keep children safe in event of a crash. More >>

Omoto SH7 entrance to Greymouth staying closed overnight

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 4:16 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is keeping State Highway 7 closed at Omoto, between Greymouth and Stillwater, for the rest of today and overnight. The highway was closed around 7 pm last night (Wednesday) after significant movement from an historic slip which ... More >>

SH1 Auckland north-bound lanes overnight closures

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 2:18 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Auckland motorists are advised that north-bound lanes of the Northern Motorway (SH1) will be closed for maintenance on Tuesday night, 8 October. The north-bound lanes will be closed between Oteha Valley Road and Silverdale from 10pm until 5am, says ... More >>

Omoto slip near Greymouth, SH7, closes section of highway

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 8:17 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

An historically active slip between Greymouth and Stillwater at Omoto, which moved after weeks of wet weather in mid-August, has moved another 300 mm from 8 am today - Wednesday, 2 October. As a result, the Transport Agency has closed this section ... More >>

Speed review consultation starts Monday South Canterbury

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 9:52 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency is currently identifying state highways where lower speed limits could make a big difference in preventing deaths and serious injuries, and where communities are calling for change. South Canterbury/ North Otago has two communities ... More >>

Construction of Waipapa Roundabout is under way

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 10:03 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Work has started on a new roundabout and corridor improvements on SH10 at Waipapa to improve safety and support economic growth in the busy Northland town. More >>

Aoraki/Mt Cook marathon Saturday: fast runners, slow drivers

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 9:29 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

While the marathon runners might be trying to break records, people in cars travelling to or from Aoraki/ Mt Cook this Saturday (5 October) need to take it slower than usual around marathon competitors and their support crews. Drivers should expect ... More >>

Barrier move on Brynderwyns under stop/go traffic control

Monday, 30 September 2019, 9:47 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency advises there will be temporary stop/go traffic control this morning on SH1 on the south side of the Brynderwyns Hills. Last week work began to repair a failed retaining wall on the northbound side of the road. Traffic was reduced ... More >>

 

 

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