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Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge, SH1, Repairs Starting Overnight Next Week, Monday, Weather Dependent

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 6:34 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The recent rain and higher river levels delayed planned repairs to Ashburton’s SH1 bridge over the Ashburton River/ Hakatere, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. However, this work will continue next* week, early August, weather dependent. One ... More >>

SH60 Takaka Hill Road Closed Due To Slip

Monday, 26 July 2021, 4:49 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi is advising that SH60 is closed due to a slip which has come down within the Takaka Hill worksite following heavy rain earlier today. Contractors are on-site working to clear the slip and re-open the road as soon as possible. Waka Kotahi is ... More >>

Planned Night Closures On Brynderwyn Hill For Maintenance Works

Friday, 23 July 2021, 4:59 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that part of State Highway 1 (SH1) on the south side of the Brynderwyn Hill will be closed for essential maintenance over five nights, beginning Sunday 25 July. The work will be carried out one lane at a time ... More >>

Upper South Island Highways: St Arnaud Highway Opens Tonight, Upper Buller Gorge Four-hour Closure Friday Morning

Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 5:15 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Good news for drivers in the Upper South Island: the highway between Renwick and St Arnaud, SH63, reopens tonight at 5 pm. “This is the last state highway to reopen following the weekend’s rain and river flooding,” says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport ... More >>

Feedback Sought On SH1 Rolleston Flyover And Safety Improvements

Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 7:03 am | NZ Transport Agency

Plans for a State Highway 1 flyover and changes to busy intersections through Rolleston, south of Christchurch, are ready for the first round of public feedback. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has pop-up events planned over the next few weeks to share plans ... More >>

South Island Highways Update – SH6/65 To Remain Closed Overnight

Sunday, 18 July 2021, 7:21 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi is advising motorists that the SH6/65 route to Nelson will remain closed overnight, with work to resume at first light Monday (19 July) to re-open the road. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Journey Manager Tresca Forrester says while access ... More >>

South Island Highways Re-opening As Contractors Work Overtime On Flood Clean Up

Sunday, 18 July 2021, 4:33 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi contractors have been working since first light today to clear debris, assess damage and where possible re-open vital routes to reconnect severed South Island communities. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Journey Manager Tresca Forrester ... More >>

Work Begins To Reconnect South Island Communities As Flood Waters Recede

Sunday, 18 July 2021, 1:09 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi contractors are beginning the hard work of re-connecting South Island communities cut off by this weekend’s massive weather event as flood waters begin to recede. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Journey Manager Tresca Forrester says ... More >>

State Highway Flooding Report Upper South Island – Picton Latest Town To Lose Road Access – 3.45 PM

Saturday, 17 July 2021, 4:33 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Picton is the latest town to join others in the upper South Island with no road access due to flooding and high river levels. A local state of emergency was this afternoon declared in Marlborough with people being evacuated from some areas. Check ... More >>

Plan Ahead And Take Extra Care On The Roads This Weekend

Thursday, 3 June 2021, 5:01 pm | NZ Transport Agency

With the Queen’s Birthday long weekend ahead, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency urges drivers to stay safe and plan ahead, particularly if they are driving long distances in freezing, windy or wet conditions. “We want everyone to get to their ... More >>

SH73 Reopens Tonight 8 Pm, Springfield To Porter River Bridge

Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 5:29 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will reopen the Porter’s Pass/ Arthur’s Pass route between Canterbury and the West Coast tonight at 8 pm. SH73 between Springfield and the Porter River Bridge has been closed since the weekend’s massive downpours ... More >>

Update On The Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge, SH1, And Other Closures Still In Place In Canterbury

Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 5:26 am | NZ Transport Agency

Jun 1, 2021 Flooding update Canterbury and Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge, SH1 reopening 10 pm tonight for light traffic Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge The Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge on SH1 reopens for light traffic at 10 pm tonight, 1 June.* ... More >>

Flooding Update Canterbury And Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge, SH1 – 11.45 Am Tuesday, 1 June, 2021

Tuesday, 1 June 2021, 12:04 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge The Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge was closed this morning after drivers reported slumping at the Ashburton end. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency engineers are inspecting the bridge and its piers this morning, ... More >>

Flooding And Highway Closure Update Monday 5.30 PM, Canterbury

Monday, 31 May 2021, 5:44 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is aiming to open SH1 south of Christchurch through Dunsandel and also at Hinds, south of Ashburton, on Tuesday – possibly in the afternoon. “There is still up to 500 mm of water over the highway at the Selwyn River/ Waikirikiri ... More >>

Flooding Canterbury Highways Update – 3.15 Pm, 30 May, 2021

Sunday, 30 May 2021, 4:46 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Persistent, hard rainfall over Canterbury has closed a number of state highways today. Others are being watched and may be closed if surface flooding continues and as night approaches with reduced visibility. “Please avoid travelling through South ... More >>

All Lanes On The Auckland Harbour Bridge Re-opened

Sunday, 30 May 2021, 1:26 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency would like to acknowledge the patience of road users who experienced delays on the Auckland transport network this morning as lanes on State Highway 1 northbound over the Auckland Harbour Bridge and the Curran St on-ramp ... More >>

Two Northbound Lanes On Auckland Harbour Bridge Closed

Sunday, 30 May 2021, 1:25 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises it has closed two northbound lanes on SH1 over the Auckland Harbour Bridge. The Curran St onramp is also closed. A police operation is underway and it could be some time before the incident is cleared and traffic ... More >>

Flooding Update, Closed Highways In Canterbury Sunday Morning 30 May, 2021

Sunday, 30 May 2021, 1:23 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Flooding Canterbury highways update – 10.15 am, 30 May, 2021 The current persistent rainfall over Canterbury and parts of the South Island has closed two Canterbury state highways today: SH73 linking the West Coast and Canterbury between Springfield/ ... More >>

Safer Speed Limits On The Way For SH1 North Of Auckland

Monday, 10 May 2021, 5:33 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency would like to thank the public for their input into creating a safer roading network between L Phillips Road and Pūhoi, which will become an alternative route to SH1 once the new Ara Tūhono - Pūhoi to Warkworth motorway ... More >>

Nelson Future Access Project – The Next Stages

Friday, 7 May 2021, 3:49 pm | NZ Transport Agency

A significant milestone in transport planning will take place next week* when the Nelson Future Access (NFA) project seeks Nelson City Council support for its preferred programme to enable a final round of engagement to commence. The NFA project is led ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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