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All Lanes Closed For Overnight Maintenance On Northern Motorway

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 9:56 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that the Northern Motorway (SH1) will be closed between Oteha Valley Road and Silverdale for essential maintenance over several nights, starting Sunday 1 November. Both northbound and southbound lanes between ... More >>

Plan Ahead To Stay Safe On Busy Roads This Labour Weekend

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 5:04 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is anticipating high volumes of traffic on Auckland and Northland state highways over Labour Weekend and urges drivers to plan ahead and drive safely. Travel may also be more spread out across the country this year ... More >>

Permanent Fix For Auckland Harbour Bridge Ahead Of Schedule

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 4:53 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Work to manufacture a permanent strut for the Auckland Harbour Bridge is progressing ahead of schedule, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says. Waka Kotahi General Manager Transport Services Brett Gliddon says that all going to plan, the new 22.7 metre ... More >>

Auckland Harbour Bridge Update - 1pm

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 1:01 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is urging Auckland motorists to plan ahead and allow plenty of time for journeys between the city centre and North Shore today with continued wind gusts forecast. “MetService forecasts more strong, cold south-westerly winds ... More >>

Expect Snow And Ice Over The South Island Today, Check Highways Before You Set Off

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 9:29 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

With snow falling overnight and into this morning in many southern and central parts of the South Island, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises all drivers to avoid unnecessary journeys and check highways before setting off. “Please check our traffic ... More >>

Auckland Harbour Bridge Re-opens

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 8:43 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that lanes on the Auckland Harbour Bridge have re-opened to traffic. Three lanes in each directions are now open. Waka Kotahi Senior Journey Manager Neil Walker says Congestion is still heavy and will take some ... More >>

All Lanes On Auckland Harbour Bridge Closed Due To High Winds

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 8:37 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has closed all lanes on the Auckland Harbour Bridge this morning as a result of strong wind gusts. Significant wind gusts of more than 80km/h have been recorded on the bridge and a decision has been made to close all ... More >>

Some Auckland Harbour Bridge Lanes To Close As Wind Increases

Sunday, 27 September 2020, 9:34 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is preparing to close some lanes on the Auckland Harbour Bridge this morning ahead of a forecast wind shift that could see gusts of up to 90kph. Currently there are northerly wind gusts of up to 70 kph in Auckland ... More >>

School Holiday Traffic Expected To Impact Bridge Congestion

Friday, 25 September 2020, 12:24 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The start of school holidays is expected to have an impact on northbound traffic leaving Auckland this afternoon and motorists are advised to plan ahead to avoid the peak period and allow extra time for their journey. “Friday usually has the ... More >>

Safer Highway Speed Limit Confirmed For Port Chalmers

Friday, 25 September 2020, 11:46 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has set a new and safer speed limit of 40km/h on SH88 through the main street of Port Chalmers to take effect from 23 October, replacing the current 50km/h limit. The new limit covers 600 metres of highway from near Wickcliffe ... More >>

Successful Bridge Repair Opens Two Additional Lanes To Traffic

Wednesday, 23 September 2020, 2:17 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The opening of two additional lanes on the Auckland Harbour Bridge this morning will help relieve some motorway congestion for motorists heading home to the North Shore tonight. However Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says the bridge is still operating ... More >>

New Bus Station Gets Green Light At Rosedale

Monday, 21 September 2020, 4:54 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

A new busway station is to be built at Rosedale on the North Shore providing a major boost to public transport in Auckland. Resource consent for the facility has been granted by Auckland Council, following a decision by two independent commissioners. ... More >>

Temporary Fix For Auckland Harbour Bridge To Start Tomorrow Night

Monday, 21 September 2020, 3:08 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is committed to doing everything possible to re-open the centre lanes of the Auckland Harbour Bridge and is working to start installing a temporary fix to the damaged bridge strut on Tuesday night. At the same time, traffic ... More >>

Heavy Congestion With Auckland Harbour Bridge At 50% Capacity

Monday, 21 September 2020, 11:58 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

There’s been heavy congestion on the Auckland motorway network and local roads this morning as customers start the working week with the Auckland Harbour Bridge operating at 50% capacity. “Today’s congestion has been as we expected and shows ... More >>

Northern Pathway To Run Along Western Side Of Northern Motorway

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 2:27 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi, NZ Transport Agency, has announced its preference for building the middle section of the Northern Pathway on the western side of the Northern Motorway (SH1). The walking and cycling pathway is planned to stretch from Westhaven to Albany. ... More >>

Te Anau To Milford Sound Piopiotahi Highway Has First Taste Of Real Winter Weather

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 1:50 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Southland’s Milford Sound Piopiotahi highway, SH94, had its third day of full closure today (Wednesday) with snow blanketing the area and the Homer Tunnel portals. The avalanche risk has also been assessed as high, says Kevin Thompson, Milford Road ... More >>

Road Maintenance Season Is Under Way In Northland

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 12:25 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

State highways across Northland will be repaired and re-sealed over coming months, as Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency’s spring/summer road maintenance programme gets under way. Northland System Manager Jacqui Hori-Hoult says Waka Kotahi will ... More >>

Fatality Tasman District Closes Road North Of Springs Junction

Saturday, 29 August 2020, 2:15 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Fatality Shendandoah highway, SH65, highway closed between SH6 and Springs Junction for police investigation A fatality car crash in the early hours of the morning in Tasman District, SH65, is being investigated by the Police, with the highway closed ... More >>

SH1 Northbound Lanes To Close Overnight For Road Maintenance

Wednesday, 26 August 2020, 11:09 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Auckland motorists are advised that northbound lanes of the Northern Motorway (SH1) will be closed for maintenance on Thursday night, 3 September. The northbound lanes of the motorway will be closed between Oteha Valley Road and Silverdale from 10pm ... More >>

Demolition Of Unsafe Buildings To Start In Central Auckland

Tuesday, 25 August 2020, 4:00 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that demolition will start this week of four buildings at a major transport intersection in central Auckland to remove a public health and safety risk. Waka Kotahi Director of Regional Relationships, Steve ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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