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Haast highway, SH6 final link – aiming for 9am 20/12/19

Monday, 16 December 2019, 2:10 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Haast highway, SH6 final link reconnection – aiming for 9 am this Friday, 20 December reopening More >>

South Westland, SH6 update on anticipated full opening

Friday, 13 December 2019, 10:45 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has confirmed that it is aiming to fully reopen State Highway 6 south of Hokitika to Makarora in Otago in time for Christmas. This includes the only section currently still closed, with the most slips and damage, ... More >>

Rangitata bridge, SH1 remaining closed overnight

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 4:14 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Canterbury The Rangitata River bridge, SH1, is remaining closed Tuesday night with the next update at 11 am Wednesday after extensive flooding from the Rangitata River at the weekend. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency teams are continuing to work closely ... More >>

Transport plans released for Drury

Monday, 9 December 2019, 4:32 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Steps to improve future transport connections in Drury have progressed with a shortlist of potential routes being shared with property owners this week. All preferred options provide for frequent public transport, walking and cycling along with vehicle journeys ... More >>

Road linking Timaru and Ashburton reopening midday

Monday, 9 December 2019, 10:41 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Road crews have worked long hours overnight to make progress on reopening a road link between Timaru and Ashburton. Timaru District, which manages Route 72, the Upper Rangitata River at the Arundel bridge, is reopening that road at midday today. • ... More >>

Haast highway, SH6, closed due to slip at Knights Point

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 5:39 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

A large slip with trees and soil covering the highway has closed the Haast highway, SH6, this afternoon. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency closed the highway between Haast and Fox Glacier after 3 pm. The slip, due to torrential rain in this area over a ... More >>

Wairau Valley bridge, SH63, remaining closed

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 5:04 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is keeping part of SH63 through the Wairau Valley and over The Wash bridge closed again overnight tonight (Thursday night) and also tomorrow, Friday, as floodwaters still cover parts of the highway. More >>

New lanes and cycleway to open along SH16

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 5:11 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is delighted to announce significant changes on State Highway 16 to improve traffic flow and safety, while also improving public transport and walking and cycling facilities. The changes include the widening of the motorway ... More >>

Slips and fallen trees close South Island highways

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 4:29 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

As the forecast heavy rain fell over the western and northern parts of the South Island overnight and today, a number of highways have closed with slips and fallen trees blocking access. Two places are likely to stay closed until 5 pm, both on State ... More >>

Sealing work north of Dunedin may cause delays

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 1:25 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency road crews will be sealing a number of sites on State Highway 1 north of Dunedin, and in North Otago at Herbert and Pukeuri on Thursday and Friday this week - 5, 6 December. More >>

Taipā Bridge is officially opened

Monday, 2 December 2019, 4:27 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The people of Taipā in Northland are celebrating the official opening of their new bridge today. Associate Transport Minister Shane Jones led the celebrations with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this morning. The new two-lane bridge has been open to ... More >>

Final stage of work on SH60 Takaka Hill underway

Monday, 2 December 2019, 2:57 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

A contract to complete the last five big repair sites on State Highway 60, Takaka Hill, significantly damaged by Cyclone Gita in 2018, has been awarded to construction company Downer by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. More >>

Southbound lanes of Northern Motorway to close overnight

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 4:36 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Motorists are advised the southbound lanes of the Northern Motorway (SH1) between Silverdale and Oteha Valley Road will be closed overnight for maintenance and resurfacing for eight nights, starting Monday, 2 December. The southbound lanes will be closed ... More >>

Safety improvements for St Lukes cycleway

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 10:27 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is delighted to confirm that construction of safety improvements on part of the St Lukes cycleway near the north-western cycleway crossing on St Lukes Road will start early next year. A contract to build these safety improvements, ... More >>

SH1 Selwyn River/ Waikirikiri: Short delays and detour

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 5:08 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

People who are travelling south of the Selwyn River/ Waikirikiri bridge in Canterbury this weekend should be aware of slight delays at the rail level crossing at Selwyn Lake Road. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and KiwiRail will be working to upgrade ... More >>

Milford road rockfall risk: two stopping areas to close

Wednesday, 20 November 2019, 1:36 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Change to management of the Milford Road this summer season due to rockfall risk: two stopping areas to close More >>

Southwest Gateway Programme open for feedback

Monday, 18 November 2019, 10:48 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, Auckland Transport and Auckland Airport are welcoming community feedback on a range of connected transport projects, improving travel choice and reliability around south and east Auckland, including to and from the airport. ... More >>

SH2 closed at Mangatawhiri due to serious crash

Friday, 15 November 2019, 4:34 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

State Highway 2 is currently closed between State Highway 1 and Pinnacle Rd near Mangatawhiri due to a serious crash. More >>

SH6 closed overnight, and all day Friday, west of Murchison

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 5:19 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says State Highway 6, 10 km west of Murchison, will remain closed overnight and all day Friday following a fatal crash which occurred around 2pm this afternoon. There is no simple detour in this area so drivers may ... More >>

SH6 Glenhope highway: aiming to open Thursday by lunchtime

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 3:46 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency road crews have made good progress clearing the slip-covered highway near Glenhope, north of Murchison, and removing three to four-metre diameter rocks this week. More >>

 

 

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