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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 >>

New Bridge Strut Successfully Installed, Now Needs To Be Tensioned

Sunday, 4 October 2020, 7:31 am | NZ Transport Agency

The permanent strut replacement is successfully installed on the Auckland Harbour Bridge overnight. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says a new permanent strut to replace the one damaged two weeks ago has been successfully installed on the Auckland Harbour ... More >>

New Bridge Strut On Its Way To Auckland For Overnight Installation

Saturday, 3 October 2020, 2:12 pm | NZ Transport Agency

The new bridge strut that will repair the Auckland Harbour Bridge is being transported by truck to Auckland today ahead of its planned installation later tonight. The Whangarei fabricators who made the strut will deliver it in two pieces, each weighing several ... More >>

Two Shortlisted Route Options For Whangārei To Port Marsden Highway

Friday, 2 October 2020, 11:03 am | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has announced a shortlist of two route options for upgrading the Whangārei to Port Marsden State Highway (SH1), with a preferred route to be confirmed by the end of the year. Waka Kotahi is now asking for public feedback ... More >>

Northern Motorway To Close Overnight For Maintenance

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 6:23 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that overnight maintenance works are scheduled on the Northern Motorway (SH 1) between Silverdale and Puhoi on Monday, 5 October. The work will be carried out between 9:00pm and 5:00am on the northbound and southbound ... More >>

New Bridge Strut Progressing As Calmer Weather Settles In

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 4:39 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Fabricators are continuing to make good progress on manufacturing the new permanent strut for Auckland’s Harbour Bridge. The new 22.7 metre strut which is being fabricated in Whangarei is being coated and painted today. Tomorrow and Friday the focus will ... More >>

Work Progressing On A Permanent Fix For Bridge Damage

Sunday, 27 September 2020, 4:02 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says the design and fabrication of the permanent strut for the Auckland Harbour Bridge is now well advanced. The Grade 350 L15 steel for the strut has been sourced and manufactured by NZ Steel and delivered to fabricators ... More >>

Waka Kotahi Reminds People To Use Public Transport Instead Of The Auckland Harbour Bridge

Sunday, 27 September 2020, 4:00 pm | NZ Transport Agency

As a new working week begins, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency reminds motorists that the Auckland Harbour Bridge is only operating at 75% capacity with two lanes closed. People are advised to avoid using the bridge if possible, travel during off ... More >>

Waka Kotahi On Wind Gust Watch This Weekend

Saturday, 26 September 2020, 2:10 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is closely watching an approaching weather front for its potential impact on the Auckland Harbour Bridge this weekend which may lead to closures. Metservice is forecasting an active and complex low pressure system ... More >>

It’s In! Temporary Strut Successfully Installed For Extra Lanes To Open

Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 7:37 am | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has successfully completed the complex overnight repair to temporarily fix the damaged strut on the Auckland Harbour Bridge, with work now underway to open an additional two lanes to traffic early this morning. More >>

Motorists Urged To Avoid Damaged Auckland Harbour Bridge

Sunday, 20 September 2020, 2:46 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is urging motorists and freight operators across Auckland to plan their weekday travel to avoid significant disruption caused by the closure of four lanes of the Auckland Harbour Bridge. “While the Auckland Harbour ... More >>

Engineers Assess Damage To Auckland Harbour Bridge After Truck Strike

Saturday, 19 September 2020, 4:50 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is urging motorists to adjust their travel plans and usual patterns to avoid significant disruption caused by the closure of four lanes on the Auckland Harbour Bridge. Congestion remains heavy on both the Auckland ... More >>

Truck Crashes Into Auckland Harbour Bridge, Closing Four Lanes

Friday, 18 September 2020, 4:41 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises Auckland motorists that there will be significant reduction in the capacity of the Auckland Harbour Bridge for several days and potentially up to several weeks after damage to the bridge superstructure this morning. A southbound ... More >>

Two Trucks Crash After Strong Winds On Auckland Harbour Bridge

Friday, 18 September 2020, 1:08 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises motorists to expect delays crossing the Auckland Harbour Bridge after strong wind gusts caused two trucks to crash. Auckland System Manager Andrea Williamson says that just after 11AM the wind was gusting at ... More >>

Dome Valley Safety Work Shifts To Day Time Under Alert Level 3

Friday, 21 August 2020, 5:34 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises there will be day time road works under stop/go traffic management on State Highway 1 in the Dome Valley, starting Monday, 24 August. The work would usually be done at night but has been rescheduled to the ... More >>

Waka Kotahi Adjusts To COVID-19 Alert Levels

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 5:29 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency confirms that its construction projects in the Auckland region are operating under COVID-19 Alert Level 3 protocols from Midday Wednesday. The sites are working under the same strict health and safety protocols that applied ... More >>

Update On Culvert Collapse SH88, Port Chalmers Highway Dunedin – Several Weeks Work Ahead

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 4:36 pm | NZ Transport Agency

Good progress has been made in recent days on the culvert collapse on a key highway connecting Dunedin with Port Chalmers which occurred at the end of last week, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. However Waka Kotahi Senior Network Manager Chris More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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