The NZ Transport Agency is urging all drivers to take extreme care as its road maintenance crews continue to work with emergency services and local authorities to clear storm damage from state highways and roads in Auckland and Northland.
Surface flooding and slips on many state highways and roads in the northern Auckland region and Northland continue to make driving hazardous and the NZ Transport Agency advises people that they should only travel if absolutely necessary.
The NZ Transport Agency says it is still wants to hear the views of people and community groups about the indicative route for the Pūhoi to Wellsford road of national significance before this Friday's deadline [28 January] for public feedback on the proposed route.
Drivers are being urged to take the time to plan ahead for a safe trip ahead of this weekend's Auckland Anniversary holiday - one of the busiest times of the year on roads in the Auckland and Northland regions.
An NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) safety improvement initiative aimed at reducing the area's high accident rate starts next Tuesday 1 February on State Highway 22 (SH22) between MacPherson Road and Glenbrook Road which carries an average of 22,000 vehicles daily.
Motorists are advised that there will be temporary changes to motorway access and exit points over Auckland Anniversary Weekend as the NZ Transport Agency carries out vital work on its two major State Highway 1 upgrades - the Victoria Park Tunnel and the Newmarket Connection: Viaduct Replacement projects.
There will be full and partial night time closures of a section of Auckland's northern motorway [State Highway 1] through St Marys Bay starting next week due to safety work relating to the NZ Transport Agency's Victoria Park Tunnel project.
The NZ Transport Agency has announced plans for the next stage of investigations into options for the long-term extension of Auckland's Northern Busway by another 16 kilometres, to serve the communities of Silverdale and Orewa.
The NZ Transport Agency opened the SH20 Cavendish to Puhinui connecting road and westbound on-ramp in Manukau today (Wednesday 5 January), completing the new SH20-1 Manukau motorway - the southern gateway to Auckland.