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Safety Improvements Coming For The Motueka Community

Tuesday, 6 April 2021, 3:19 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is sharing its designs for safer intersections and pedestrian crossings through Motueka’s town centre with the local community, ahead of construction starting in July this year. With funding of $6.8 million as part ... More >>

New Section Of Dome Valley Safety Improvements Completed For Easter

Thursday, 1 April 2021, 4:14 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The installation of 2.2 kilometres of median and roadside barriers in the Dome Valley has been completed in time for the Easter long weekend. These safety improvements are part of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s delivery of the Road to Zero programme ... More >>

Plan Ahead For Safe Easter Holiday Travel On Northland Roads

Wednesday, 31 March 2021, 12:13 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Auckland and Northland motorists are being asked to help make their Easter journeys safer and more enjoyable by using the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency holiday journey planner to plan ahead and avoid delays. The journey planner tool shows predicted ... More >>

Easter Traffic Hotspots And Advice For A Safe Journey This Weekend

Monday, 29 March 2021, 4:02 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

With Easter Weekend at the end of this week, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency reminds travellers to build in time this long weekend and get there and back again safely and enjoyably. “As the country was in Lockdown last year, we expect people will ... More >>

Call For Tenders: NZ Upgrade Programme, Ashburton Intersections

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 11:00 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is calling for tenders to construct two safer intersections at Walnut Avenue in Ashburton as part of the NZ Upgrade Programme. Ashburton is one of three growing rural town centres in Canterbury – as well as West Melton and ... More >>

New Lanes And Lower Speed On SH20B To Improve Travel Choices And Safety

Monday, 22 March 2021, 1:50 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

A reduced speed limit and new priority lanes for buses and vehicles carrying three or more people are to be implemented on State Highway 20B after public consultation showed strong support for the changes. The changes will take effect in April 2021 ... More >>

Overnight closure of SH15 bridges for structural inspection

Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 2:56 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that the Twin Bridges and the Awarua Bridge on State Highway 15 in Northland will be closed on two separate nights next week for technical inspections. More >>

Drop-in Session To Learn More About Plans For Tinwald's SH1 And Share Your Own Ideas

Friday, 12 March 2021, 10:34 am | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has a drop-in session planned for the week after next for people who use SH1 through Tinwald, Mid Canterbury. The drop-in session is for local people and regular State Highway 1 drivers to hear how Waka Kotahi is ... More >>

High Court Dismisses Appeals Against The East West Link Project

Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 1:18 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency welcomes a decision by the High Court in Auckland to dismiss two appeals against the route designations and resource consents for the East West Link transport project. In June 2020, the High Court heard appeals by Forest ... More >>

Full Weekend Closure Of SH1 Near Hikurangi For Road Repairs

Friday, 5 March 2021, 4:43 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises there will be road repairs on State Highway 1 north of Hikurangi for nearly three weeks this month that will include a full weekend road closure and a 10 – 20 minute detour. The works on 300 metres of the highway ... More >>

Waka Kotahi Says No Immediate Plans For Auckland Harbour Bridge Vehicle Restrictions

Friday, 26 February 2021, 12:41 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says there are no immediate plans for vehicle restrictions on the Auckland Harbour Bridge. If and when they are required at some time in the future, the restrictions will apply to heavy vehicles rather than general traffic, ... More >>

SH20B To Airport Closed For A Weekend Of Day And Night Work

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 1:37 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that State Highway 20B in Auckland will be closed over the weekend to progress safety improvement and road widening work. The road is a busy arterial route to the airport and will be closed to through traffic ... More >>

Know The Road Rules For New Northland Roundabouts

Monday, 22 February 2021, 1:29 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

New roundabouts in Northland are working to improve safety and ease congestion, but motorists are advised to check they know the road rules for using the new layouts. Three new roundabouts became operational in Northland before Christmas – at Waipapa ... More >>

Community Events For Whangārei To Port Marsden Highway Project

Thursday, 18 February 2021, 12:55 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Whangarei residents are invited to the first community information days for the Whangārei to Port Marsden Highway project. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will be hosting several public events later this month where people will be able to learn ... More >>

Road Layout Changes As SH1 Connection To New Motorway Progresses

Thursday, 18 February 2021, 12:32 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Motorists are advised to watch out for further changes to the temporary road layout on State Highway 1 just north of the Johnstones Hill tunnels. The northbound lane leaving the tunnel will be realigned to run adjacent to the current southbound lane ... More >>

Geotechnical Survey On SH16 Closes One Lane Over Kumeū Bridge

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 12:57 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that SH16 will be reduced to one lane for several nights at Kumeū Bridge to allow geotechnical drilling, starting on Monday 15 February. The westbound lane over the bridge will be closed between 8:00PM and ... More >>

Overnight Closure Of Southern Motorway Lanes For Maintenance

Thursday, 4 February 2021, 1:32 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Motorists are advised the southbound lanes of the Southern Motorway (SH1) between Papakura and Drury will be closed overnight on Tuesday, 9 February for essential maintenance. The southbound lanes, including the Papakura southbound on-ramp, will ... More >>

Waitangi Weekend Ahead, Burt Munro Challenge On Horizon South Of The South Island

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 4:00 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

The combination of the coming Waitangi Weekend and the Burt Munro motorcycling Challenge in Invercargill from next week could see large volumes of traffic on South Island roads in coming days, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. People can be better ... More >>

Mangamuka Gorge To Close Again So Slip Repair Work Can Resume

Friday, 8 January 2021, 4:10 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

State Highway 1 through the Mangamuka Gorge will close to all traffic at midnight on Sunday, 10 January, after being open to a single lane for light vehicles for three weeks over the Christmas holiday period. The closure will allow a resumption of work ... More >>

South Island State Highway Road Closures

Sunday, 3 January 2021, 1:43 pm | New Zealand Transport Agency

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises State Highway 83 between Otematata and Aviemore, State Highway 87 between Kyeburn and Outram and State Highway 90 between Waikoikoi and Tapanui are closed following heavy rain. There is a detour in place for the SH83 ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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