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Updated: 16 October 2014

Media releases for each section of the route are available on the individual websites.

All other media releases about the SH16 causeway upgrade, Te Atatu, Lincoln Road and Royal Road interchanges can be found below.

Find more information on our publications page.

Keith Hay Bridge on the SH20 Mt Roskill motorway is shared by walkers and cyclists.

Media releases

NZTA opening Auckland's Lincoln Road work site for community
12 November 2012
Aucklanders will have the chance for a rare first-hand look at progress on Auckland's Lincoln Road interchange at an NZ Transport Agency open day on Saturday, 24 November.

NZTA begins environmental trial for Northwest Motorway upgrade
17 January 2012
The first stage of work to improve the causeway on Auckland's Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) is underway with the NZ Transport Agency starting construction today of a trial causeway to test the impact the larger project will have on the immediate environment.

Advice for drivers as NZTA tackles 'big 3' over Christmas
22 December 2011
While Auckland commuters plan their summer escape, the NZ Transport Agency is reminding them to allow more time for their journey and to take extra care as it tackles three significant motorway works over the Christmas holidays.

NZTA opens Selwood Road bridge to traffic
15 December 2011
West Auckland commuters will take a step closer to safer journeys this holiday season when the NZ Transport Agency opens part of the new Selwood Road Bridge to traffic at the Lincoln Road interchange on the Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) on Monday 19 December.

NZTA takes next steps to complete Western Ring Route
1 December 2011
The NZ Transport Agency has announced two significant developments relating to improvements on Auckland's Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) as part of its programme of works to complete the city's Western Ring Route.

Care and patience needed as NZTA closes Maioro Street
21 July 2011
The NZ Transport Agency is reminding Auckland drivers of the need for extra care and patience as it prepares to close the Maioro Street section of the Southwestern Motorway (State Highway 20) in New Windsor after the evening peak on Friday (22 July) for four weeks to substantially complete construction of a new interchange.

NZTA closing Miaoro Street (SH20) to accelerate interchange upgrade
11 July 2011
The NZ Transport Agency will close the Maioro Street section of Auckland's Southwestern Motorway (State Highway 20) in Mt Roskill on Friday, 22 July, for four weeks so that it can accelerate the construction of a new interchange.

NZTA gets Lincoln Road upgrade underway
29 October 2010
Construction to improve the Lincoln Road interchange on Auckland's Northwestern motorway [State highway 16] officially started today with the Government's representative, the Minister of Police, Hon. Judith Collins, ceremonially turning the first sod on the $100m project.

Northwestern Motorway improvements announced
16 September 2009
Long-planned improvements to Auckland's Northwestern Motorway (SH16) have moved a step closer today with the NZ Transport Agency announcing plans to widen the route.