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Old Slip Adds Complexity To Mangamuka Gorge Road Repair

Friday, 31 July 2020, 5:22 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says it’s still too early to say when SH1 through the Mangamuka Gorge can be opened to traffic. Most of the road has been cleared to at least one lane, but there’s still no way past the biggest slip on the northern ... More >>

SH14 Reduced To One Lane At Tangiteroria

Friday, 24 July 2020, 6:15 am | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that State Highway 14 has been reduced to one lane at Tangiteroria because of a slip. There was a minor slip by the side of the road after the weekend’s heavy rain in Northland, but a crack has since been ... More >>

Most Northland Roads Are Open But Mangamuka Gorge Stays Closed

Sunday, 19 July 2020, 4:47 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Northland’s state highway network, with the exception of SH1 through the Mangamuka Gorge, is open with roads expected to be busy on the last day of school holidays. Metservice says the worst of the wet weather has passed though there could still ... More >>

Most Northland Roads Are Open. Motorists Urged To Drive With Care

Sunday, 19 July 2020, 4:26 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Northland’s state highway network, with the exception of SH1 through the Mangamuka Gorge, is open this morning but motorists are advised to take care and drive to the conditions which could change quickly. The network is expected to be busy on the ... More >>

Weather Improves As Far North Highways Closed By Slips And Flooding

Saturday, 18 July 2020, 4:30 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The Far North is effectively cut off by state highway closures from slips and flooding after recent heavy rain, but the weather is starting to improve. Metservice says localised downpours and thunderstorms are still possible in Northland during today ... More >>

Slips And Flooding Close Roads Across Rain-Soaked Northland

Saturday, 18 July 2020, 4:10 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Severe flooding is affecting the state highway network in Northland, with SH1 south of Whangarei down to one lane after a washout near Loop Road and SH1 through the Mangamuka Gorge to Kaitaia closed by slips. Other roads across the network are affected ... More >>

Heavy Rain Causes Flooding And Road Closures In Northland

Friday, 17 July 2020, 4:23 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Motorists are advised to take care in the rain on Northland roads over the last weekend of school holidays. A section of State Highway 1 at the Otiria Stream bridge in Moerewa is closed this afternoon due to flooding. SH11 via Paihia may be used ... More >>

Two-lane Traffic Re-established At SH8 Slip Site

Friday, 17 July 2020, 4:09 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has completed the installation of additional safety barriers at the site of the SH8 Deadmans Point slip, allowing the road to re-open to two lanes while work continues to stabilise the hillside above the highway. Waka ... More >>

Waka Kotahi Aims To Re-Open SH8 To Two Lanes By Weekend | Work Continues To Stabilise Cromwell Slip

Thursday, 16 July 2020, 4:59 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will install additional safety barriers at the site of the SH8 Deadmans Point slip, allowing the road to re-open to two lanes while work continues to stabilise the hillside above the highway. Waka Kotahi Maintenance Contract ... More >>

Night Work Improves Safety And Efficiency On SH20B Project

Wednesday, 15 July 2020, 4:33 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The State Highway 20B improvements project in Auckland is working both day and night shifts to help make up for COVID-19 delays and achieve its original completion date ahead of major planned events in the city in early 2021. SH20B is a busy arterial ... More >>

SH10 Reopens In Both Directions After Tomo Repair

Friday, 10 July 2020, 5:39 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that SH10 north of Kaeo will be open to traffic this weekend after temporary repairs to a large hole found under the road surface last week. The hole in the southbound lane just over a kilometre south of ... More >>

Road Safety Improvement Work On SH22

Thursday, 9 July 2020, 6:21 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises motorists of safety improvements work about to start on State Highway 22 at the Great South Road intersection. Work will start on Thursday night, 9 July to install temporary roadside safety barriers at the intersection ... More >>

Port Chalmers Highway Short Delays From Next Week As Shared Path Retaining Wall Construction Begins

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 5:59 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Dunedin to Port Chalmers – build in extra time from next week as shared path project progresses People who use the highway between Dunedin and Port Chalmers, SH88, should plan for short delays – a few minutes extra to the overall journey – from this ... More >>

Change To Alpine Management Arthur's Pass Route, SH73

Friday, 19 June 2020, 4:47 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will be changing its planned management of SH73 this winter in response to concerns raised by residents, businesses and local communities. “We have heard very clearly the concerns of local people and business operators ... More >>

Getting Southland Drivers Winter-ready

Thursday, 4 June 2020, 12:33 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The temperature drop in Southland over the last few weeks is a good reminder to get winter-ready for driving conditions, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. “This includes ensuring you have chains in your car if heading into alpine areas, your ... More >>

West Coast-Canterbury Highway, Delays Thursday & Friday Mornings For Chopper Lifts

Tuesday, 26 May 2020, 4:50 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waimakariri Bluffs, SH73, morning delays Thursday and Friday as safety project enters last phase Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises all people who travel between the West Coast and Canterbury via SH73, Arthur’s Pass route, to be ready for delays ... More >>

Safety Improvement Work Starts On SH16 Huapai To Waimauku

Monday, 25 May 2020, 6:34 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has begun safety improvements work on SH16 Huapai to Waimauku. The start of work was delayed by restrictions under COVID-19 Alert Levels 4 and 3, but the move to Alert Level 2 means work can now get under way with the ... More >>

Resealing South Of Wellsford On SH1 To Continue Into Next Week

Saturday, 23 May 2020, 4:01 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that resealing of SH1 south of Wellsford will continue into next week. Resealing past the Wellsford Golf Course began on Thursday and will continue on Monday with a lane in each direction open to traffic with temporary ... More >>

Resealing Work South Of Wellsford On SH1 This Thursday, 21 May

Tuesday, 19 May 2020, 6:18 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Motorists are advised there will be resealing work on State Highway 1 south of Wellsford on Thursday, 21 May that will require stop/go traffic management at times and may cause delays Resealing past the Wellsford Golf Course will begin after the morning ... More >>

Road Resealing Under Way Across Northland’s Highway Network

Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 5:22 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises there will be increased daytime resealing work on state highways in Northland over the next few weeks The work is part of the summer resealing programme which has been delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic response ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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