Motorists are advised that the State Highway 2 On Ramp from the Route K Overbridge to Takitimu Drive will be closed to eastbound traffic early next week for road resurfacing. Eastbound Traffic from Route K (Toll Road) will be diverted onto 15th Avenue, Cameron Road and Elizabeth Street, says the NZ Transport Agency.
The NZ Transport Agency welcomes the launch of Auckland’s new electric train service, and it congratulates Auckland Transport, KiwiRail, Transdev, which operates the trains, and CAF, their Spanish manufacturer, for its introduction.
Motorists are advised that the State Highway 5 at Waiotapu south of Rotorua is closed due to a truck crash at the Waiotapu Loop Road intersection. Drivers are advised to use alternate highway routes if travelling between Rotorua and Taupo or to delay travel as long delays are expected, says The NZ Transport Agency.
Following the fatal accident last month in which a vehicle was struck by a large boulder, the NZ Transport Agency has been undertaking investigations to assess the extent of mitigation works to be carried out to stabilise the southern section of the Mangaotaki Bluffs on State Highway 3, near Pio Pio.
Jim Harland (NZ Transport Agency Regional Director) on behalf of the Urban Development Strategy Partners welcomes the ECan study into the short term use of rail as one of the options to improve travel reliability between Christchurch City and Waimakariri District.
There may be short delays for city-bound traffic on the Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) tonight as the NZ Transport Agency repairs damage to safety equipment near the Carrington Road overbridge at Point Chevalier
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 2 May. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
Motorists are advised that portable traffic signals will be operating along State Highway 29 near Hastings Road from Monday night during repairs to a small slip. Access for local Hastings Road residents will be available.
Motorists are advised that traffic will be switched across onto the new eastbound lanes between Mangatawa and Domain Road, as part of on-going construction of the NZ Transport Agency’s Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) project.
State highways across New Zealand will be extremely busy this Sunday (27 April) as holidaymakers return home after the 10-day Easter/ANZAC Day break, and the NZ Transport Agency is urging drivers to be patient as congestion and delays can be expected.