The Automobile Association and the New Zealand Transport Agency say they are disappointed with the poor results for three new utility vehicles in the latest round of crash testing by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP).
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 8pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday 2 October.
The NZ Transport Agency advises that one lane on Mt Hobson Road in Remuera will be closed for a period of up to eight weeks from Monday 28 September. During this time it will operate as a one way (north to south) road. Roadside parking will be unavailable.
The NZ Transport Agency advises that the SH1 St Marks Road southbound on-ramp will be closed this weekend from 6:30am Saturday 26 until 5am Sunday 27 September. The closure is required to complete a mass concrete pour for the retaining walls on the new on-ramp. A new two-lane on-ramp will open in mid 2010.
This weekend, residents interested in planned improvements to Auckland's Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) are invited to attend the first of four community information days being held by the NZ Transport Agency.
A new stock-truck effluent disposal facility in Wellsford - for Northland livestock transporters using State Highway 1 - was opened today by Rodney District Mayor Penny Webster and the NZ Transport Agency's Regional Director for Auckland and Northland, Wayne McDonald.