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Saddle Hill Repairs To Median Safety Barrier Delayed - SH1

Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 3:03 pm | NZTA

Repairs to Dunedin Southern Motorway’s flexible median barrier at Saddle Hill are scheduled to start in about a week’s time – aiming for Wednesday, 15 December. Drivers are asked to exercise extra care on this section of SH1 motorway between ... More >>

Night Closures Weld Pass, SH1, Blenheim Over Five Nights

Monday, 6 December 2021, 3:40 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency crews will be working on improving the road surface in the Weld Pass, on SH1 in Marlborough, for five nights at the beginning of December 2021. This work has now been rescheduled to Tuesday 7 December, through to Saturday ... More >>

Upcoming Overnight Closures On Toll Road And Johnstones Hill Tunnel

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 3:43 pm | NZTA

People travelling southbound on the State Highway 1 (SH1) Northern Gateway Toll Road this Sunday evening are advised to plan ahead and allow more time for their journey, with a detour in place between Pūhoi and Silverdale. To carry out essential ... More >>

Reminder: Plan Ahead For Overnight Closures And Daytime Delays On SH1 Near Albany This Weekend

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 11:52 am | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising drivers the second and final weekend of works to complete a concrete pour as part of the Northern Corridor Improvements (NCI) project is taking place this weekend. To prepare for the daytime works, a full ... More >>

Early Christmas Gift: Traffic Signals For Motueka From 2 December

Monday, 29 November 2021, 9:59 am | NZTA

Motueka is getting an early Christmas present with its first ever set of traffic and pedestrian signals lighting up on 2 December: the first step in making High St safer for everyone, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. The $6.8 million SH60 project ... More >>

Overnight Closure South Westland Bridge Monday Night, 6 December, SH6

Monday, 29 November 2021, 9:39 am | NZTA

The Franz Josef Waiho/Waiau River bridge on SH6 is being closed for essential maintenance in a week’s time, Monday night, 6 December, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. State Highway 6 will close at 10 pm, reopen for 15 minutes at midnight, then stay ... More >>

Orange Warning From MetService For West Coast This Weekend

Friday, 26 November 2021, 2:35 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency encourages people driving on the West Coast this weekend to be ready for heavy rain from Friday midnight through to Sunday. Monday 29 November is Westland Anniversary Day so more people will be travelling around ... More >>

Night Closures Weld Pass, SH1, Blenheim Over Five Nights

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 3:39 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency crews will be working on improving the road surface in the Weld Pass, on SH1 in Marlborough, for five nights at the beginning of December. “Drivers will be allowed through every two hours overnight and emergency vehicles ... More >>

Plan Ahead For Overnight Closures And Daytime Delays On SH1 Near Albany This Weekend

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 12:28 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising drivers to be prepared for daytime delays southbound on the Northern Motorway on Sunday 28 November while the Northern Corridor Improvements (NCI) project team complete necessary work on the underpass connection ... More >>

Eye Spy: Construction Starts On Bridge Arch

Wednesday, 24 November 2021, 10:41 am | NZTA

Stretching 11 metres into the sky, people won’t have to look hard to see the new structure appearing on the horizon over the next few months, as part of the Old Māngere Bridge Replacement project. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2111/f61a357d5920a3a0272c.jpeg" ... More >>

Change Is Coming For Brougham St: Time For A Rethink

Tuesday, 23 November 2021, 12:28 pm | NZTA

Brougham Street, one of Christchurch’s busiest routes linking Addington to Opawa and the Lyttelton Tunnel, is getting a 21st century upgrade, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. Thanks to Government funding from the NZ Upgrade Programme Canterbury ... More >>

Plan For Delays, SH6 South Of Nelson Towards Murchison

Friday, 19 November 2021, 10:57 am | NZTA

People driving south of Nelson towards Murchison on SH6 will face delays up to 30 minutes at a time from next week, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. From Monday, 22 November through to Wednesday, 22 December Waka Kotahi will be working at an area* ... More >>

Kawarau Gorge, SH6, Overnight Road Closure And Delays

Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 11:07 am | NZTA

Seasonal maintenance works will shut the Kawarau Gorge overnight, including a full closure to all traffic from this Sunday, for four consecutive nights. Maintenance crews will be resealing, upgrading line-markings and completing other tasks, says ... More >>

Five Nights Work Cooptown To Barry’s Bay, SH75

Monday, 15 November 2021, 12:53 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has five nights of road repair work starting this weekend between Cooptown/Puaha Road and Barry’s Bay, SH75. This is the middle, hilly, 13 km section of the Akaroa highway. The highway will be closed from 8 pm ... More >>

Low Noise Asphalt Delayed For Christchurch Northern Corridor

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 12:24 pm | NZTA

The low noise asphalt top coating planned for Christchurch’s Northern Corridor (CNC), due to begin application later this month, has been delayed. One of the key ingredients for the low noise top coat, epoxy resin, has been held up in the USA, ... More >>

Maruia Springs To Reefton, SH7 Speed Review – Your Ideas Wanted

Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 10:21 am | NZTA

If you live, drive, bike or walk along State Highway 7 between Maruia Springs and Reefton, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency wants to hear what you think about speeds on this road. This 59km section of SH7 has been identified as a road where safer ... More >>

Tinwald Traffic Delays Overnight From Monday, 1 November, For Up To Six Nights

Monday, 1 November 2021, 12:26 pm | NZTA

People who travel at night through Tinwald, south of Ashburton, on SH1, will face short delays from tonight (Monday, 1 November) and all this week overnight. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency crews are removing the old highway surface between Manchester ... More >>

Protecting The Westland Petrel/tāiko This Summer In Punakaiki

Monday, 1 November 2021, 11:27 am | NZTA

To try and help protect the endangered seabird, the Westland petrel/tāiko, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will again turn off highway lighting at night on a short section of State Highway 6 through Punakaiki this summer. “In consultation with ... More >>

Otira Gorge Closure First Week November, Rock Shelter Remediation Completion

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 11:06 am | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will be closing the Otira Gorge next week in order to undertake maintenance at the Rock Shelter, clearing the build-up of shingle and rocks on the shelter roof. The Rock Shelter was inundated with shingle and slip material ... More >>

Online Feedback Leads The Way For Speed Review Engagement In Northland And North Auckland

Friday, 22 October 2021, 11:12 am | NZTA

Those looking to have their say on making our state highways safer in Northland and north Auckland largely turned to online platforms to make their views known. From May 3 to June 14 Waka Kotahi invited everyone in the community to get in touch ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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