This summer, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency contractors have resealed or replaced 550 kilometres of road surface in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty region. That’s approximately 10 per cent of the entire regional network.*
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Gisborne drivers can look forward to smoother and safer journeys in the region, as excellent progress continues on a joint Gisborne District Council and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency asphalting programme which began in March this year.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that closures of State Highway 35 between Kopuaroa Road and Ihungia Road, north of Te Puia Springs, have been rescheduled to next Wednesday (1 June) and Thursday (2 June).
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that SH43 Ohura Road between the intersections of Mangaotuku and Whangamomona Roads will be closed this Thursday (26 May) between 10.05am and 7.15pm for the 2022 Targa Rally.
Safety considerations, a district council plan change and the challenges of upgrading an intersection to cope with traffic volumes resulting from the plan change are the key drivers for a proposal to close a state highway intersection in the Central Otago town of Clyde.
On Friday 20 May, Waka Kotahi joined our partners Hōkai Nuku to bless the Arawhiti ki Ōkahu viaduct and artworks as part of opening the southern connection of Ara Tūhono which will give drivers a beautiful new way to move to SH1.