Road freight owners and operators will get a chance to talk heavy vehicle safety and compliance next Thursday, Friday and Saturday (March 7, 8 and 9) when they visit the NZ Transport Agency's (NZTA) stand at the Transport and Heavy Equipment Expo, Mystery Creek, Hamilton.
Changes announced in January to New Zealand's decades-old vehicle warrant of fitness (WoF) system will be introduced during the first half of 2014, reports the NZ Transport Agency's (NZTA) group manager of Access and Use, Celia Patrick.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) will carry out $1.1 million dollars worth of rock stabilising work from 11 March, to further improve road user safety at the Nevis Bluff on State Highway 6 about midway between Cromwell and Queenstown.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) says a safety audit has cleared the just completed temporary portal extension at the western entrace to the Homer Tunnel, allowing full time operation of State Highway 94 to Milford Sound from tonight.
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, 1 March.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that resealing works are underway on an 800-metre section of the Rimutaka Hill Road, on the Featherston side of the hill, to provide a safer, more skid-resistant road surface. The work began at 9am today (Monday 18 February) and will continue through Tuesday 19 February.