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Public feedback open as Northern Pathway plans progress

Monday, 30 March 2020, 10:18 am | NZTA

Design work on the Northern Pathway has reached an exciting new stage, with Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency calling for feedback on the plans for the path which will connect people by foot and on bikes between Westhaven and the North Shore. More >>

Marlborough Night Closures, SH63 And SH1 From This Weekend

Friday, 20 March 2020, 12:46 pm | NZTA

Night closures on two state highways through Marlborough are coming up this weekend, to allow for repairs and maintenance. If it is wet, they will go to a future date. Wairau Valley – bridge maintenance SH63, through St Arnaud and Wairau Valley, will ... More >>

Christchurch Northern Corridor Opening Planned For December 2020

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 9:55 am | NZTA

The Christchurch Northern Corridor (CNC) $290 million motorway project between Cranford St and Waimakariri District has moved its opening date from mid this year to the end of 2020. “A number of additions to this project as well as a re-evaluation ... More >>

Woodend School, North Canterbury, To Get Safer, Signalised Pedestrian Crossing

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 3:48 pm | NZTA

Traffic signals will be installed outside Woodend School later this year, to increase safety for school children crossing SH1 on the pedestrian crossing at peak hours. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Director Regional Relationships Jim Harland say ... More >>

Milford Sound Piopiotahi, SH94, Wider Access Plan For Next Week Confirmed

Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 12:28 pm | NZTA

Changes to increase access into and out of Milford Sound Piopiotahi, starting on Monday 16 March, have been confirmed by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. State Highway 94 east of the Homer Tunnel in particular, was badly damaged in extremely heavy rain ... More >>

Hanmer Springs Highway, Waiau Ferry Bridge: Overnight Delays From Sunday 8 March

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 11:04 am | NZTA

Hanmer Springs highway, Waiau Ferry Bridge: Overnight delays from Sunday 8 March, daytime delays also mid March People who drive to and from Hanmer Springs late at night and before 6 am will need to build in extra time from this Sunday night, 8 ... More >>

Eastern Suburbs Walking And Cycling Route On Track For Completion

Thursday, 27 February 2020, 2:48 pm | NZTA

A walking and cycling path that connects Auckland’s eastern suburbs to the city centre is a significant step closer, with funding now approved to complete the Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive Shared Path. The shared path is being delivered by Waka Kotahi ... More >>

Makarora River Bridge, Haast Highway - Full Night Closures Sunday, 1 March To Friday, 6 March

Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 4:06 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Aspiring Highways team is now almost three weeks into the strengthening and maintenance programme on the Makarora River Bridge, SH6. This work runs through to the end of April. Makarora River Bridge is a single lane ... More >>

Milford Sound Piopiotahi Road Update On Convoys, Locations And Times, SH94

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 11:32 am | NZTA

Convoys of buses for visitors/tourists and essential services vehicles** into and out of Milford Sound Piopiotahi are continuing this week, with a small change in frequency and timing from Thursday. One of the narrowed areas of SH94, the Milford ... More >>

Reconnecting the visitor lifeline to Milford Sound

Friday, 21 February 2020, 5:04 pm | NZTA

The first convoys including visitor buses into Milford Sound Piopiotahi since the torrential rain of just over a fortnight ago have gone smoothly today in misty conditions, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Milford Road Alliance Manager Kevin Thompson. ... More >>

Ex-cyclone Gita Clean-up Works In Kaikōura Wrapping Up

Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 2:27 pm | NZTA

Resilience work on Kaikōura’s coastline affected by ex-cyclone Gita is close to wrapping up, two years on from the extreme weather event. On 20 February 2018, ex-cyclone Gita wreaked havoc on the earthquake-affected coast, bringing down 60 ... More >>

Proposal To Improve Road Safety Outside Kaukapakapa School

Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 10:35 am | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is seeking public input on its formal consultation proposal for a variable speed limit outside Kaukapakapa School on State Highway 16, north of Auckland. Transport Agency Director of Regional Relationships Steve Mutton ... More >>

Wet Weather Forecast For Westland South Of Otira, Convoy Brought Forward

Friday, 14 February 2020, 2:37 pm | NZTA

Milford Road, Fiordland, convoy Saturday 15 February given weather forecast for Sunday; Westland also likely to catch wet weather Highway crews on the South Island’s West Coast and in Fiordland are ready for surface flooding from the early hours of ... More >>

Milford Road, SH94 Update On Access To Milford Sound Piopiotahi

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 10:25 am | NZTA

12 February 2020                     Milford Road, SH94 update on access to Milford Sound Piopiotahi Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency confirms that a four-wheel ... More >>

Busy Months Ahead On Central Otago And Queenstown Lakes Highways – Expect To See Road Works In Many Different Places

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 3:00 pm | NZTA

Busy months ahead on Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes highways – expect to see road works in many different places A number of maintenance and construction projects are scheduled to get underway on state highways in the Queenstown Lakes and Central ... More >>

Milford Road, SH94, Update On Progress And The Way Ahead

Monday, 10 February 2020, 7:28 pm | NZTA

Good progress building a four-wheel drive, single lane route into Milford Sound Piopiotahi has been made in the past few days of sunshine, says Graeme Hall, System Manager, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. “A huge amount of construction work is ... More >>

Kaikōura workers village to be sold

Monday, 10 February 2020, 2:38 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has re-started the sale-by-tender process for the temporary accommodation village used by crew working on the Kaikōura earthquake recovery. Owned by the NZ Transport Agency and KiwiRail Wand used by their delivery ... More >>

Not A Quiet Weekend Or Week Ahead On Southern South Island Roads - Road Users Need To Be Prepared

Sunday, 9 February 2020, 12:54 pm | NZTA

Southland and Otago roads exceptionally busy today/into the week - Field Days, Queen, motorcyclists, flood clean up, roading teams Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says people on Southland and Otago roads and across the South Island need to be ready ... More >>

Focus on highway repairs and damage assessment

Friday, 7 February 2020, 12:23 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says its contractors are out in force carrying damage assessments and repairs on state highways in the region following this week’s torrential rain and flooding. More >>

Road layout changes at Portland Road intersection upgrade

Friday, 7 February 2020, 11:29 am | NZTA

Motorists in Northland are advised of changes to the road layout on State Highway 1 at the Portland Road intersection, south of Whangarei. The changes will be made overnight Wednesday, January 12 as the intersection upgrade moves into a new phase. ... More >>



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