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Fresh Rock Slip North-east Of Murchison; Check Arthur’s Pass Is Open Before You Set Off

Thursday, 21 October 2021, 3:45 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

People driving towards Nelson, Westport or Greymouth/the West Coast over this long weekend need to be aware of a few places where there will be traffic management and one place where bad weather could close a key highway at short notice, says Tresca ... More >>

Arthur’s Pass Highway, SH73, Reopening 11 Am Today

Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 10:04 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The Arthur’s Pass/Otira gorge route linking the West Coast and Canterbury will reopen at 11 am today. SH73 was closed Monday afternoon when a slip above the Rock Shelter, on the Otira/ West Coast side, spilled material, including large boulders, ... More >>

Arthur’s Pass Highway, SH73, Remaining Closed Again Today And Overnight

Tuesday, 19 October 2021, 1:04 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The Arthur’s Pass/Otira gorge route linking the West Coast and Canterbury will remain closed for the rest of today and overnight, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. The next update on the highway’s status will be around 10 am Wednesday ... More >>

Rockfall, Slip Closes SH73, Arthur’s Pass Route Between Canterbury And The West Coast

Monday, 18 October 2021, 4:41 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

People wanting to get to Canterbury from the West Coast and vice versa should take the Lewis Pass, SH7 route via Reefton and Waipara today and tomorrow morning, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. SH73 was closed mid-afternoon when a slip at the ... More >>

Overnight And Daytime Road Closures, Camp Creek Culvert, Makarora, Otago-West Coast, SH6

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 12:20 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Works to install two new culverts on State Highway 6 south of Makarora, will mean delays for road users over the next four weeks, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. The road links Otago to the West Coast via the Haast Pass and no detour route is ... More >>

SH88, Highway To Port Chalmers, Lane Closure Ahead To The End Of November

Friday, 1 October 2021, 12:22 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

People who use SH88 to get to and from Port Chalmers, Dunedin, will face delays over the next two months, including overnight. The work will start on Wednesday 6 October and run through to the end of November, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. ... More >>

Welcome To Waipapa: SH10 Improvement Project Bolsters Towns Transport Connections

Friday, 1 October 2021, 11:48 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

The growth of Waipapa and Kerikeri has been acknowledged and boosted by a revitalised transport corridor that’s making journeys safer for motorists and people walking or on bikes. Waka Kotahi marked the completion of the SH10 Waipapa Corridor Improvements ... More >>

Kaikōura Highway Delays This Week And Next As Helicopters Remove Machinery From Rockfall-prone Slopes

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 12:53 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

People passing through Kaikōura, to the south from Peketa to Goose Bay, will face delays up to 30 minutes this week and to a lesser extent, next week also, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. SH1 south of the town will face short-term closures from ... More >>

Night Work, Stop/Go Traffic Management Two Places In Ashburton, Also Tinwald

Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 1:05 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency work is likely to affect drivers in Ashburton from this Sunday night (3 October). Ground testing will also be underway on SH1 in nearby Tinwald Monday and possibly Tuesday night overnight, with a detour for north-bound ... More >>

Feedback Sought On Proposed Speed Limit Changes Around Tāmaki Makaurau

Monday, 27 September 2021, 3:44 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Auckland Transport (AT) is asking for feedback on a proposal to change the speed limits of approximately 800 roads around the region. Most of the proposed changes involve 462 roads near 57 schools around the region and 208 rural roads. From today, ... More >>

Tākaka Hill, SH60, Open Now

Friday, 24 September 2021, 4:24 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

After a day of activity with crews clearing slips and redirecting water flows, the Tākaka Hill highway linking Nelson to Mohua/Golden Bay reopened this afternoon around 4.15 pm. The highway will be open 24/7 barring any future emergency works around ... More >>

Bridge Deck Repairs Will See Road Closures And Traffic Management In Place North Of Te Kao

Friday, 24 September 2021, 1:23 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that traffic management will be in place on State Highway 1 (SH1) north of Te Kao township from next week, to allow for works repairing damage on the single lane Tangoake Bridge between Monday September 27 and ... More >>

Overnight Closures On Northern Motorway Including Toll Road

Friday, 24 September 2021, 9:45 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that overnight closures for essential maintenance tasks including road resurfacing on the Northern Motorway (SH1) will take place between Silverdale and Johnstones Hill tunnel next week. To maximum efficiency, the scope ... More >>

Night closures Weld Pass, SH1, Blenheim: postponed

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 4:27 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has postponed planned night work in Weld Pass between Blenheim and Seddon, on SH1, originally scheduled to start Monday 20 September.   The maintenance work is now likely to occur in October. The exact dates will be communicated ... More >>

Partial closure on Auckland Harbour Bridge for resurfacing

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 4:08 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that the southbound clip-on lanes across the Auckland Harbour Bridge, including the Shelly Beach Road off-ramp will be closed from 3pm to 3am this Thursday September 9, in order to make the road safer. The closure ... More >>

$178 million transport investment in the West Coast

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 10:20 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency today announced $178 million of investment in the West Coast’s land transport system that will deliver a safer, more resilient transport system. The planned investments are detailed in Ngā Kaupapa Huarahi o Aotearoa | ... More >>

Speed Review - State Highway 8 through Tekapo

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 2:54 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

New speed limits have been proposed for SH8 through Tekapo by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. The new limits follow a public engagement process where Waka Kotahi talked to iwi, the community, the council, local police, AA and local businesses about speed ... More >>

Speed Review - State Highway 8 Through Tekapo

Monday, 9 August 2021, 1:05 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

New speed limits have been proposed for SH8 through Tekapo by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. The new limits follow a public engagement process where Waka Kotahi talked to iwi, the community, the council, local police, AA and local businesses about speed ... More >>

Stoppages South Of Kaikōura This Week, SH1, For Rockfall Remediation

Monday, 9 August 2021, 12:55 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Recent rockfalls at a site south of Kaikōura will require a lane drop this week for crews to remove rock and resume the safety remediation work underway there. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says there was rockfall at the site Sunday evening, which ... More >>

Safer Highway Speed Limits For Milford Sound/Piopiotahi From Next Week

Monday, 2 August 2021, 1:01 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

New safer permanent speed limits are just around the corner on a 19km stretch of SH94 from the Homer Tunnel to Milford Sound/Piopiotahi. The new speed limits will take effect from Wednesday, 11 August, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. “We ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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