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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 >>

Two Lanes On Northern Motorway Remain Closed For Overnight Repair

Tuesday, 1 December 2020, 5:05 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that the right hand lane in both directions on the Northern Motorway (SH1) between Greville Road and Upper Harbour Highway will remain closed for the rest of the day. There are two lanes open in each ... More >>

Waka Kotahi & Partners Celebrate Completion Of SH1 Ōpaoa River Bridge Project With Dawn Pou Whenua Blessing & Unveiling

Saturday, 28 November 2020, 2:04 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has officially marked the completion of the Ōpaoa River Bridge project in Wairau/Blenheim with the blessing and unveiling of a spectacular pou whenua, alongside the opening of the new walking and cycling facilities on the ... More >>

New Stage Of Safety Improvement Work On SH1 In Dome Valley

Friday, 20 November 2020, 6:22 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that work is about to start on Stage 3 of safety improvements on State Highway 1 in the Dome Valley, north of Warkworth. Stage 3 covers the construction of retaining walls and soil nailed walls to stabilise the ... More >>

Road Layout Change In Place Early At Johnstones Hill Tunnels On SH1

Thursday, 12 November 2020, 4:57 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that changes to the road layout on State Highway 1 just north of the Johnstones Hill Tunnels, will take effect tomorrow morning (Friday, 13 November), a week earlier than originally planned. The road layout changes ... More >>

Repairs On Track To Open Mangamuka Gorge On SH1 By Christmas

Tuesday, 10 November 2020, 4:27 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says it’s on track to open State Highway 1 through the Mangamuka Gorge before Christmas with the slip repair work entering a significant new stage. The road will be open to light vehicles under stop/go traffic management ... More >>

Southbound Traffic Road Layout Changes At Johnstones Hill Tunnel On SH1

Friday, 6 November 2020, 4:27 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists of further planned changes to the road layout on State Highway 1 just north of the Johnstones Hill Tunnels, which will remain in place through the Christmas holiday period. From this Sunday ... More >>

Footpath And Traffic Lane Closed For Safety At City Demolition Site

Friday, 30 October 2020, 5:35 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that the footpath and traffic lane closure beside a building demolition site on Beach Road in the central city will continue as required for at least another week and a half. Four buildings owned by Waka Kotahi ... More >>

Greater Coastal Erosion Protection On The Way For SH1 At Katiki Beach, North Otago

Thursday, 29 October 2020, 4:21 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has awarded a $3 million contract for work to manage coastal erosion affecting State Highway 1 alongside Katiki Beach, North Otago. The contract has been awarded to Downer NZ. The beach is north of Palmerston and Shag ... More >>

Updated Schedule For Night Closures For SH1 South Of Kaikoura

Friday, 16 October 2020, 4:48 pm | NZ Transport Agency

On Tuesday 13 October Waka Kotahi announced a timetable change (starting Sunday 18 October) to the night work to install permanent rockfall protection between Peketa and the Parititahi Tunnels south of Kaikōura to increase productivity. Following ... More >>

Waka Kotahi Asks Drivers To Observe Temp Speed Limits As Road Works Get Underway On SH99/Steel Road

Monday, 12 October 2020, 5:04 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi asks drivers to observe temporary speed limits as road works get underway on SH99/Steel Road Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is urging drivers to comply with temporary 30km/h speed limits as the Highways South team is currently resurfacing ... More >>

Auckland Harbour Bridge Restored To 100% Capacity With All Eight Lanes Open

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 6:19 am | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says the Auckland Harbour Bridge has been restored to 100% capacity since Tuesday 07 October evening with all eight lanes now open again. The moveable lane barrier will also be back in operation overnight so the lane configuration ... More >>

New Bridge Strut Successfully Installed And Re-tensioned

Sunday, 4 October 2020, 9:58 am | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says the installation of a new permanent strut for the Auckland Harbour Bridge to replace the one damaged two weeks ago went to plan overnight. “The new strut is now in place and it’s been tensioned up which is ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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