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Overnight Closure On Southern Motorway For Maintenance

Monday, 5 April 2021, 4:09 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that overnight maintenance works are scheduled on the Southern Motorway (SH1) between Greenlane and Grafton for five nights from Monday 5 April. The northbound lanes between Greenlane and Grafton will be closed ... More >>

Construction Candidates Shortlisted For Penlink Project

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 5:19 pm | NZ Transport Agency

One of the Auckland projects funded by the government’s New Zealand Upgrade Programme (NZUP) is progressing with the shortlisting of two candidates for the contract to design and build the new Penlink transport link. The new 7km, two-lane Penlink corridor ... More >>

SH1 Closed Southbound Between Mercer And Te Kauwhata

Friday, 26 March 2021, 7:55 am | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises all southbound lanes are closed and northbound is down to one lane on State Highway 1 between Mercer and Te Kauwhata due to multiple crashes in the area. Southbound traffic will be detoured at Mercer via Koheroa Road ... More >>

Construction To Start On SH22 Roundabout At Glenbrook Road

Friday, 12 March 2021, 5:31 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Construction of a new roundabout to improve safety is about to start at the Glenbrook Road intersection with SH22. A new roundabout on State Highway 22 at Glenbrook Road will make it much safer for vehicles turning on and off this busy rural road between ... More >>

Mangamuka Gorge Will Open To Convoys Of Light Vehicles Over Easter

Friday, 5 March 2021, 4:33 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Road repairs on State Highway 1 through the Mangamuka Gorge are making good progress and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says the road will be open to light vehicles over Easter. The plan is to open the road from Friday to Monday over the Easter weekend ... More >>

New Seal To Complete Road Rebuild At SH1/SH10 Intersection

Friday, 5 March 2021, 6:13 am | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises there will be new road seal laid on State Highway 10 at the Pakaraka intersection with SH1 in Northland on Friday, 5 March. The team has been on-site for the last 3 weeks rebuilding the road and is ready to ... More >>

2.2km Median Barrier Makes Dome Valley Safer For All Road Users

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 4:32 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Driving on State Highway 1 through the Dome Valley is about to become much safer with the installation of another 2.2kms of flexible wire rope barriers to prevent head-on crashes. It follows the installation of an 800-metre wire rope barrier at ... More >>

Safety Improvement Work Switches To Day Shifts To Take Advantage Of Reduced Traffic Under COVID-19 Lockdown

Sunday, 28 February 2021, 7:14 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Construction workers on two sections of State Highway 1 through the Dome Valley north of Warkworth are switching from night shifts to work during the day this week to take advantage of reduced traffic flows during the COVID-19 lockdown. Auckland ... More >>

Saturday’s Pūhoi To Warkworth Motorway Open Day Postponed

Wednesday, 17 February 2021, 5:44 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises the Ara Tūhono - Pūhoi to Warkworth Motorway Open Day, which had been scheduled to take place this Saturday (20 February), has been postponed, following this afternoon’s announcement that the Auckland region ... More >>

Karangarua Suspension Bridge, South Westland, Two-hour Night Closures From This Weekend

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 10:20 am | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will be closing a South Westland bridge on State Highway 6 overnight from this Sunday night (14 February) through to Friday night (19 February) for essential repairs. The hours are from 9 pm each night through to ... More >>

Northern Motorway To Close Overnight For Gantry Removal

Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 4:44 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises the Northern Motorway (SH1) will be closed overnight on Sunday 7 February to allow removal of an overhead gantry at Dairy Flat. Both north and southbound lanes of the motorway will be closed between Oteha Valley ... More >>

Busy Programme Of Summer Road Maintenance In Northland

Monday, 25 January 2021, 4:13 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is taking advantage of continued fine weather in Northland to push ahead with its summer road maintenance programme. All crews are back at work after the Christmas holiday break but will stay off the roads on the ... More >>

Upcoming Night Work On SH6 Central Otago

Tuesday, 19 January 2021, 4:20 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising that resurfacing works on State Highway 6 in Central Otago will resume from Monday 25 January. The work at Arrow Junction, Ladies Mile and between Lakeside Estate and Kingston was due to be completed in the ... More >>

Christchurch Northern Corridor T2 Lanes Operational From Monday

Friday, 8 January 2021, 4:21 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The Christchurch Northern Corridor T2 lanes, Park & Ride facilities in Kaiapoi and Rangiora, and new direct bus services between Waimakariri and Christchurch CBD will be operational from next week, providing more travel options through the region ... More >>

South Island Roads Reopening As Flood Repairs Continue

Tuesday, 5 January 2021, 4:13 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency contractors have worked overtime to re-open most South Island highways affected by this week’s massive downpours. The only routes which remain closed as a result of flood damage are SH82, between Kurow and Ikawai, ... More >>

Drivers Urged To Plan Ahead For Holiday Journeys To Northland

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 4:54 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Motorists planning a Christmas holiday trip to Northland are urged to plan ahead, drive with care and be aware of construction sites on state highways as they head north. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency work sites will close from 23 December to ... More >>

Get Ready For Changes At SH18 Paul Matthews Road

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 8:44 am | NZ Transport Agency

North Shore drivers are advised to get ready for a big change to how they travel to Rosedale when the new Paul Matthews Road opens this weekend. The new road will shift to join the SH18 Caribbean Drive intersection overnight on Friday 11 December, ... More >>

Essential Maintenance On Auckland Harbour Bridge Over Christmas

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 8:43 am | NZ Transport Agency

The southbound clip-on lanes of the Auckland Harbour Bridge will be closed for resurfacing and other maintenance over the Christmas - New Year holiday period. The two clip-on lanes will close on Boxing Day for up to ten days. Shelly Beach Road off-ramp will ... More >>

Rockfall Canopy South Of Kaikōura Traffic – Night-time Closures Extending To Late February

Monday, 7 December 2020, 4:46 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Night-time work to install a permanent rockfall protection canopy on SH1 between Peketā and the Parititahi Tunnels south of Kaikōura has been extended to late February 2021 (weather dependent). Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Manager at NCTIR (North ... More >>

All Lanes Open On Northern Motorway After Overnight Repairs

Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 6:22 am | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that all lanes on Auckland’s Northern Motorway (SH1) are open this morning. Road crews have carried out overnight repairs on the right hand lane in each direction between Greville Road and Upper Harbour ... More >>