Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises road resurfacing work to improve the quality and longevity of State Highway 1 on the Desert Road has been postponed due to an unfavourable weather forecast for the week ahead.
New traffic lights, cyclist and pedestrian facilities and a new link road and roundabout are among changes being proposed in West Melton, as Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency looks to make it safer and easier for people to get around the busy village.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is encouraging motorists to expect roads on the Coromandel Peninsula to be ‘hopping’ later this week as hot rods, classic cars, caravans and motorcycles arrive en masse for this year’s Beach Hop Rock ‘n’ Roll festival, which runs from Wednesday to Sunday.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises overnight Stop/Go traffic management will be in place on State Highway 1 through Putāruru for four nights this week as part of pedestrian safety upgrades in the town centre.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises State Highway 2 will be closed at the Pekatahi Bridge north of Taneatua between 9am and 6pm on Wednesday 9 December for bridge inspection and resurfacing works nearby.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises work to make State Highway 1 near Fergusson Gully Road safer will recommence on Tuesday 24 November and is expected to continue for about four weeks, weather permitting.