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Safety Drives Essential Maintenance On Northland State Highways

Wednesday, 1 April 2020, 4:44 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says road crews are monitoring the state highway network in Northland to ensure the safe movement of essential goods like medical supplies to hospitals and food to supermarkets during New Zealand’s Covid-19 response. ... More >>

Critical State Highway Maintenance Work To Continue

Thursday, 26 March 2020, 3:22 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says critical state highway maintenance work will continue to be carried out in order to ensure the safe movement of essential goods and to provide support for lifeline functions during New Zealand’s Covid-19 response. ... More >>

Resealing On Southern Motorway Tonight After Rain Disruption

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 5:23 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises the southbound lanes of the Southern Motorway will be closed tonight between Takanini and Papakura for essential resealing work to be completed. The closure will be between 9pm and 5am with a signposted detour ... More >>

Work To Cease On All Non-essential State Highway Activities

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 4:22 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency confirms that all non-essential work on state highways will cease from 11:59pm tomorrow (March 25), in line with yesterday’s announcement that New Zealand’s COVID-19 response will be moving to Alert Level 4. “Capital ... More >>

Marlborough Night Closures, SH63 And SH1 From This Weekend

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 1:26 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Night closures on two state highways through Marlborough are coming up this weekend, to allow for repairs and maintenance. Wairau Valley – bridge maintenance SH63, through St Arnaud and Wairau Valley, will be closed from 8 pm – 5 am on Saturday ... More >>

Ascot Roundabout, Invercargill, Detour From Next Week For Five Days/nights

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 5:06 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

With summer moving into autumn in many parts of the South Island, also comes the winding down of the summer construction season for state highways. One of the last projects this summer in Invercargill will be the renewal of the road surface on SH1 ... More >>

Milford Sound Piopiotahi Road, SH94, Access Opened From Thursday

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 4:38 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is opening State Highway 94 into Milford Sound Piopiotahi from Thursday this week (19 March) ending scheduled highway convoys, restrictions on types of vehicle and open/shut hours. There will be a short stretch of highway ... More >>

Autumn Scaling And Abseil Inspection Nevis Bluff, Queenstown Lakes District, From Tuesday, 24 March

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 2:22 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

People who use the road between Cromwell and Queenstown, State Highway 6, may spot abseilers at the Nevis Bluff from next Tuesday, 24 March. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Aspiring Highways’ team is about to start their autumn scaling (loose ... More >>

Urgent Resealing Of Temporary Road On SH1 Before Forecast Heavy Rain

Friday, 13 March 2020, 4:58 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises there will be urgent work this weekend to repair and upgrade the temporary road through the Loop Road construction site on State Highway 1. Transport Agency Senior Manager Project Delivery Andrew Thackwray ... More >>

Traffic Switch Signals Progress On Safety Improvements In The Dome Valley

Friday, 13 March 2020, 9:48 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises motorists driving on State Highway 1 through the Dome Valley that it has completed widening of the northbound side of the road north of Kaipara Flats Road and is now switching work on to the southbound side. ... More >>

Takaka Hill, SH60, Changes To Traffic Management From Next Week

Thursday, 5 March 2020, 4:14 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Takaka Hill rebuild team begin work on five complex repair sites at the same time, from mid-March. From next week, people who use the hill road will notice a change in how the single lane traffic is managed ... More >>

Fiordland And Milford Sound Piopiotahi Convoys Update This Weekend And Into Next Week

Friday, 28 February 2020, 4:51 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Convoys of buses for visitors/tourists and essential services vehicles** into and out of Milford Sound Piopiotahi have worked reasonably well this week. “We appreciate that we cannot meet everyone’s needs exactly but we need to strike a middle ground ... More >>

Electronic Traffic Control Is Safer For Roadside Operators

Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 11:22 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is encouraging the use of a new electronic traffic control system that improves safety for roadside operators. It’s called eSTOP. It’s been in use in Northland at the Naumai works site on State Highway 12 near ... More >>

Two Teams Shortlisted For Northern Pathway Harbour Bridge Design And Construction

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 3:52 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Work on the Northern Pathway is gathering momentum with the shortlisting of two teams to prepare proposals for the detailed design and construction of the cross-harbour section of the walking and cycling path. The Government is investing $360 million ... More >>

Milford Sound Piopiotahi Highway, SH94, More Essential Services Convoys From Tuesday 18 February

Monday, 17 February 2020, 1:53 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The first convoy of essential services vehicles and material in and out of Milford Sound Piopiotahi, since torrential rain closed the highway two weeks ago, went well on Saturday. “Twenty-five vehicles were able to get in and/or out of Milford Sound ... More >>

Major Upgrade Of Constellation Bus Station Begins

Friday, 14 February 2020, 4:37 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Work is starting on a major upgrade to Constellation Station on Auckland’s North Shore which will see the bus station expanded and completely refitted over the next 15 months. The station is the busiest hub of all the stations along the Northern ... More >>

Clarification SH94 Closed Milford Sound Piopiotahi – Only Emergency Vehicles

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 4:01 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Access to Milford Sound Piopiotahi (State Highway 94) is currently closed and only available to emergency service vehicles. People in four-wheel drive vehicles are not able to drive into Milford Sound Piopiotahi currently given the amount of road ... More >>

Blue Pools Makarora, SH6, Otago Side Of Haast Pass, Carpark Work Completed – Opening Thursday

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 2:27 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The Blue Pools new carpark and toilet block, on State Highway 6 near Makarora, the Otago side of the Haast Pass, will be opened for use from this Thursday, 13 February. The carpark is a joint project of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and Te Papa Atawhai ... More >>

Transport Agency To Deliver Continuous Path For Walking And Cycling Over Waitematā Harbour

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 1:48 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says the new design for a walking and cycling link over the Waitematā Harbour will be built as a continuous path at deck level with the Auckland Harbour Bridge, giving generations of users a seamless link between ... More >>

Waitangi Day morning update for flooding: Gore reconnected

Thursday, 6 February 2020, 12:52 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says that access to Invercargill via SH1 and Gore is now available as flood waters have receded in the central Southland area overnight. More >>

 

 

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