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Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge, SH1, Repairs And Traffic Effects Over Next Few Days

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 1:22 pm | New Zealand 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 this week, weather dependent. One of the bridge’s ... More >>

Check Your Load Before You Hit The Road

Monday, 26 July 2021, 1:48 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

  A motorway overbridge has been struck by over height vehicles twice in the same weekend, prompting urgent maintenance works, just a year after major repairs following similar incidents. “On both occasions warning signs were illuminated, ... More >>

State Highway Flooding Report Upper South Island – Nelson And Westport No Highway Access, 11.15 Am Update

Saturday, 17 July 2021, 1:19 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

A number of South Island towns, including Westport and Nelson, are currently isolated due to state highway closures caused by high river levels, flooding, fallen trees and slips. Other isolated towns include Tākaka, Collingwood and Murchison in Tasman ... More >>

Bucketing Rain Causes Slips, High River Levels, Closures On Highways West Coast, Marlborough And Buller/ Tasman

Friday, 16 July 2021, 3:54 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Torrential rain on the West Coast, Buller, Tasman and Marlborough today has caused extensive surface flooding, slips and highway closures. “Rain is forecast to continue overnight so we encourage people to avoid driving in these conditions,” says Tresca ... More >>

Unplanned Closure Tonight On Northern Motorway

Thursday, 15 July 2021, 4:04 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising drivers that a closure will be in place on Auckland’s Northern motorway (SH1) between Greville Road and Constellation Drive tonight (July 15). All southbound lanes will be closed between 9pm and 5am, with ... More >>

Pushing Ahead With Papakura To Drury Improvements

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 10:03 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Providing better transport options for people in southern Auckland is still top of mind for Waka Kotahi as it pushes ahead with the consenting process for Stage 1B1 of the Papakura to Drury South project, part of the New Zealand Upgrade Programme ... More >>

Safer Speed Limits For Hope And Wakefield Communities

Monday, 28 June 2021, 9:59 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

New speed limits for State Highway 6 between Hope and Wakefield, Tasman District, will come into effect on 30 July, 2021. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has set permanent new speed limits following extensive engagement and consultation with the communities ... More >>

Making The Road To Akaroa Safer For Everyone, Starting With Speed

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 11:45 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

From this week, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will begin seeking feedback from communities on Banks Peninsula and Christchurch about the current speeds on the road to Akaroa, hear their concerns and tap into local knowledge. The public engagement ... More >>

Waka Kotahi Asks New Zealanders To Beware Of New Rego Scam

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 1:13 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is warning people to be aware of a new vehicle licence (rego) scam email landing in some New Zealanders’ email inboxes. The email states “your licence plate number will expire” and provides an expiry date that is generally ... More >>

Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge, SH1, Closure Tonight/Wednesday Night And Also Thursday Night, Longer Closure Proposed

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 4:21 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is closing the Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge tonight, Wednesday 16 June from 11 pm to 1 am tomorrow morning. This is for a second night of deck monitoring and data analysis after the recent floods left one pier ... More >>

Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge Closing Tonight For Essential Survey Monitoring 11 Pm To 1 Am

Wednesday, 9 June 2021, 4:14 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will close the Ashburton River/Hakatere Bridge on SH1 tonight at 11 pm for two hours. “The closure is needed to carry out on-going survey monitoring of the structure following the flood-related settlement last week,” ... More >>

Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge, SH1 – Reopening 2.30 PM Today

Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 1:48 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The Ashburton River/ Hakatere Bridge reopening has been delayed until 2.30 pm today. Originally the bridge was to reopen after stress testing, at 2 pm. It closed slightly later than originally anticipated today for the testing – around 11 am. People ... More >>

New Ahaura Bridge Opening Event Postponed

Wednesday, 26 May 2021, 12:54 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is postponing an opening event for the new Ahaura Bridge near Greymouth originally planned for this weekend. A firm date for opening the SH7 bridge will be confirmed in coming days. In recent days, a rafting accident ... More >>

Dozens Of Bridge Approaches Being Repaired In Northland & North-west Auckland

Friday, 7 May 2021, 9:27 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Maintenance crews have started works on SH14 and will be covering locations in Northland and north-west Auckland as they carry out work to improve the approach onto 32 bridges in the region, to create a smoother and safer journey for all road users. Waka Kotahi ... More >>

Overnight Closure On Southern Motorway For Asphalting Works

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 4:53 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that overnight maintenance works are scheduled on the Southern Motorway (SH1) between Greenlane and Grafton for tonight (May 4) and tomorrow (May 5) in order to continue asphalting works. The work will be carried ... More >>

Construction Paused On SH1 Loop Road Safety Improvements Project

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 4:13 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Road works at Loop Road will pause this month as Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency awaits confirmation of the preferred corridor for the Whangārei to Port Marsden Highway four-lane upgrade later this year. Construction of the single lane roundabout, ... More >>

Have Your Say On Ways To Improve Safety On State Highways In Northland And North-west Auckland

Monday, 3 May 2021, 3:18 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

From today Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will begin actively seeking feedback from communities in Northland and north-west Auckland about the current speeds on their state highways, hear their concerns and tap into local knowledge about how ... More >>

Nevis Bluff, SH6, Autumn Programme – Rock Stabilisation And Inspection

Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 12:52 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Following the school holidays, people who travel along State Highway 6 between Cromwell and Queenstown may spot activity above them on the rock faces that form the Nevis Bluff. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Nevis Bluff autumn safety programme gets ... More >>

New SH18 Eastbound Off-ramp Now Open As Part Of Northern Corridor Improvements Project

Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 12:23 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

There are big changes for North Shore drivers travelling on State Highway 18 (SH18) from today, as a new eastbound off-ramp at Paul Matthews Road opened this morning. The changes are necessary as part of the Northern Corridor Improvements (NCI) project. ... More >>

SH60 Tākaka Hill 7-night Closure Following School Holidays

Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 11:31 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

People who regularly drive over State Highway 60 Tākaka Hill after 9pm at night and before 5am in the morning, will need to plan ahead following the school holidays, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. From 9pm Monday 3 May to 5am Monday 10 May, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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