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Night Time Tree Felling On SH1 In Dome Valley

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 11:54 am | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises State Highway 1 north of Warkworth will be reduced to one lane during overnight work for two nights from Sunday, 12 July. Road crews will be removing gum trees from the road side near the Total Span building, ... More >>

Tarewa Road Project Makes Progress One Bridge Beam At A Time

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 2:37 pm | NZTA

Road users will notice a significant milestone on State Highway 1 through Whangarei this week, with the new Otaika Bridge at Tarewa Road starting to take shape. Traffic has been diverted on to the new southbound lanes of the widened bridge for months. ... More >>

Work On The Kaikōura Transport Networks To Be Completed 2020

Monday, 15 June 2020, 2:04 pm | NZTA

The work to make transport networks around Kaikōura safer and more resilient following the 2016 earthquake, is due to be completed on 15 December this year, exactly three years since SH1 was reopened. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and KiwiRail established ... More >>

Help To Shape The Future Of Dunedin Transport

Monday, 15 June 2020, 9:06 am | NZTA

With the new Dunedin Hospital being built in the central city, Dunedin has a unique opportunity to look at options to create a transport system that’s safer, better connected and offers a range of travel choices. Connecting Dunedin (a partnership ... More >>

South Canterbury Intersection At Rangitata Made Safer

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 10:25 am | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is installing an Intersection Speed Zone* at the intersection of SH1 and SH79 in Rangitata, South Canterbury, to help prevent deaths and serious injuries. The Intersection Speed Zone will use electronic signs to detect ... More >>

Plan Ahead For Northern Motorway Lane Closures Next Week

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 2:37 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises there will be overnight maintenance work on the Northern Motorway (SH1) between Oteha Valley Road and Silverdale next week, starting Tuesday, 2 June. The closures will be from approximately 10pm until 5am ... More >>

Homer Tunnel Closures Needed For Road Resurfacing After Long Weekend

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 9:31 am | NZTA

People who use the Milford Road, State Highway 94, should plan for possible delays at the single lane Homer Tunnel after Queen’s Birthday weekend, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. Work is scheduled for Tuesday 2 June to Friday 5 June, 10.30am ... More >>

Noise Protection Walls To Get A Facelift And A New Coat Of Paint

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 11:00 am | NZTA

The bright orange noise protection walls along State Highway 16 and 18 in Auckland are to get a facelift and a fresh coat of paint. Some of the walls are now surplus to requirements and will be removed. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Senior Manager ... More >>

Porter River bridge repairs coming up day and night

Tuesday, 19 May 2020, 3:13 pm | NZTA

People who drive between the West Coast and Canterbury, via Arthur’s Pass, SH73, should be aware of delays of up to ten minutes at a time, at the Porter River single lane bridge. There will also be six nights with longer closures in June. More >>

Inangahua Bridge Night Closures From This Sunday Evening

Friday, 15 May 2020, 10:27 am | NZTA

Maintenance and cleaning of the Inangahua River Bridge, on SH6 between Inangahua and Inangahua Junction, on the South Island’s West Coast, gets underway this Sunday night over five nights. The bridge will be closed overnight from 10 pm to 6 am the ... More >>

Aucklanders To Have Their Say On Southern Transport Transformation

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 10:26 am | NZTA

Aucklanders are invited to have their say on a series of projects aiming to improve access and travel choices, connect communities and support growth in southern Auckland. In January 2020 the Government confirmed $2.4 billion in funding for roads and rail ... More >>

Buller Gorge, SH6, Closed Due To Flooding, Slips, Next Update Midday

Sunday, 3 May 2020, 11:56 am | NZTA

Heavy rain overnight has closed SH6 east of Westport this morning, between Inangahua and Westport, with slips at each end of the Lower Buller Gorge, at Uranium Point and at Inangahua. “Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency contractors are hoping to clear ... More >>

Ahaura Bridge, SH7, West Coast – Night Closures Next Week

Thursday, 30 April 2020, 9:53 am | NZTA

People who use the Ahaura Bridge north-east of Greymouth overnight will need to take a detour for two nights next week, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. “The bridge on SH7 is being replaced with a new bridge currently, but until it is completed ... More >>

Night Time Works For Safety Improvements On SH1 In Dome Valley

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 2:42 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises there will be night time road works on State Highway 1 just north of Warkworth, for three nights, starting tonight Tuesday, 28 April. Road crews will be installing a section of temporary safety barriers from ... More >>

Otago And Southland Highways Work Resumes After Anzac Weekend

Saturday, 25 April 2020, 11:35 am | NZTA

Otago and Southland road users will see a lot more activity on their highways after Anzac weekend with the lifting of the Covid-19 Level 4 Lockdown and the start of Level 3* safety protocols. Otago projects that may cause road users’ delays Nevis ... More >>

Southern Motorway Overnight Closure For Essential Maintenance

Friday, 17 April 2020, 11:54 am | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises the southbound lanes of the Southern Motorway (SH1) between Papakura and Drury will be closed on Monday, 20 April, from 10pm until 5am for essential maintenance. The BP Service Station Papakura will also be closed. ... More >>

Waka Kotahi Helping Drivers Navigate Through Lockdown Period

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 2:20 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says legislative changes to driver licensing and vehicle certification requirements coming into effect tomorrow (10 April) will help drivers and vehicle owners safely navigate through the COVID-19 lockdown period and ... More >>

Gearing Up For Safety Improvements To Start On SH16 Huapai To Waimauku

Monday, 6 April 2020, 3:14 pm | NZTA

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is preparing to start safety improvements work on SH16 Huapai to Waimauku when the COVID-19 lockdown ends. This is the first stage of planned safety improvements on SH16 between Brigham Creek and Waimauku and includes ... More >>

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 >>