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Northbound passing lane on Brynderwyns to remain closed

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 3:37 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that the northbound passing lane on the south side of the Brynderwyns Hills on State Highway 1 will remain closed until March. More >>

Rangitata bridge, SH1, opening late this afternoon

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 11:36 am | NZTA

SH1 at the Rangitata Bridge will open late this afternoon. The exact time will be confirmed at 3 pm today, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency System Manager Pete Connors. More >>

New lanes opening on Southern Motorway

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 11:33 am | NZTA

The Southern Corridor Improvements (SCI) project has begun opening new motorway lanes between Takanini and Papakura Interchanges, starting with a new third southbound lane between Pahurehure Inlet and the Papakura off-ramp this morning. More >>

Rakaia River bridge repairs coming up

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 12:52 pm | NZTA

Mid Canterbury’s Rakaia River Bridge, SH1, the longest road bridge in New Zealand at 1.7 long, is about to get some repairs. The repairs are needed because people drive into the sides from time to time. More >>

Rangitata bridge, SH1 remaining closed today

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 10:16 am | NZTA

Rangitata bridge, SH1 remaining closed today, good progress in South Westland, SH6 – 10.00 am update Canterbury More >>

New lanes on Auckland’s Northwestern Motorway

Monday, 9 December 2019, 6:39 pm | NZTA

Motorists and bus services have been enjoying their first run to the Auckland CBD today on the new improved Northwestern Motorway (SH16). More >>

SH1 remaining closed today and tonight at Rangitata River

Sunday, 8 December 2019, 4:19 pm | NZTA

Canterbury and West Coast flooding, highways: SH1 remaining closed today and tonight at Rangitata River bridge – 4.00 pm update The South Island remains an island of two road halves tonight, with both main highways on either side of the island split ... More >>

Canterbury and West Coast flooding and highways update

Sunday, 8 December 2019, 11:26 am | NZTA

Canterbury and West Coast flooding and highways update: SH1 remaining closed today at Rangitata River bridge – 9.30 am update Several key highways linking regions of the South Island will remain closed today due to ongoing flooding, slips, and ... More >>

Flooding and highways closed both sides of South Island

Saturday, 7 December 2019, 1:59 pm | NZTA

Flooding and highways closed both sides of South Island – Saturday, 7 December, 2019, 2.00 pm update Several key highways linking regions of the South Island are today closed due to flooding, slips, and rivers rising, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport ... More >>

Haast highway, SH6, closure continuing through Saturday

Friday, 6 December 2019, 1:37 pm | NZTA

Haast highway, SH6, remaining closed today and tomorrow due to fresh slip at Clarke Bluff south-east of Haast More >>

New seal on the Auckland Harbour Bridge over Christmas

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 10:16 am | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will carry out maintenance work, including resurfacing, on the Auckland Harbour Bridge over the Christmas - New Year holiday period. More >>

Wairau Valley bridge, SH63, remaining closed

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 2:00 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is keeping part of SH63 through the Wairau Valley and over The Wash bridge closed today as floodwaters still cover large parts of the highway and parts have been damaged by flooding. More >>

Slips and fallen trees close South Island highways

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 11:47 am | NZTA

As the forecast heavy rain fell over the western and northern parts of the South Island overnight and today, a number of highways have closed with slips and fallen trees blocking access. More >>

Heavy rain forecast for parts of the South Island

Monday, 2 December 2019, 4:38 pm | NZTA

The MetService has issued a heavy rain warning for western parts of the South Island, Westland and Nelson for this afternoon through to Tuesday evening. More >>

Construction starts on the Old Māngere Bridge replacement

Friday, 22 November 2019, 11:40 am | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is delighted to announce that construction of the Old Māngere Bridge replacement project, a significant community connection and walking and cycling link, is now underway. More >>

Omoto highway, SH7, reopened, good progress road and rail

Tuesday, 19 November 2019, 11:08 am | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency reopened the section of state highway east of Greymouth through Omoto last night around 6 pm. More >>

Safe speeds proposed for part of picturesque Milford Road

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 7:33 pm | NZTA

Consultation starts on Monday, 18 November, on a proposal for safer speed limits on three sections of SH94 between the Homer Tunnel and Milford Sound. More >>

Central Dunedin transport network key stakeholder workshop

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 4:04 pm | NZTA

With the new hospital, central city and tertiary precinct upgrades, and waterfront development, Dunedin has a unique opportunity to improve how people come into and move about the central city. There is also the chance to improve the amenity and ... More >>

Glenhope slips cleared, State Highway 6 reopening 1 pm

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 12:51 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will open SH6 through Glenhope north of Murchison, in Tasman District, at 1 pm today (Thursday, 14 November). More >>

Omoto, SH7, near Greymouth, progress draining the site

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 11:09 am | NZTA

Drainage work at a large landslide site near Greymouth is having a positive effect, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. More >>

 

 

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