Maintenance work on state highways in Northland and Auckland will stop for a Christmas break this week as part of a NZ Transport Agency initiative to help ease congestion and keep traffic flowing for holiday travellers.
The NZ Transport Agency and Kiwi parenting experts are urging teen drivers and their parents to stick to the conditions of learner and restricted licences, with new research showing nearly half of teen drivers have broken at least one graduated licensing condition.
The NZ Transport Agency says a large crowd turned up to the official opening of the Ngaruwahia Section of the Waikato Expressway, the second section of the Expressway was officially opened by Minister Gerry Brownlee.
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, 20 December.
The NZ Transport Agency took one of its final steps to complete Auckland’s Western Ring Route with a ceremony today to mark the start of construction to improve the Te Atatu Interchange on the Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16).
The NZ Transport Agency and the NZ Police are trying out a temporary 80 km/h speed limit to improve safety for people using the 4 kilometres of high-risk road between Bell Block and Waitara, just north of New Plymouth.
The NZ Transport Agency would like to advise motorists that as part of the Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) project, there will be traffic changes taking place along State Highway 2 (SH2), from the Te Maunga roundabout through to Bruce Road
More than 10,000 wick drains have been “planted” beside the causeway on Auckland’s Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) to help remove sea water from thick mud as part of the NZ Transport Agency’s Causeway Upgrade Project.
The NZ Transport Agency advises today's (12 December) early closure of State Highway 6 through the Haast Pass to remove the temporary steel plates and bridge the boxed culvert at the Diana Falls slip site has been postponed.
The Transport Agency says steps have been taken with its contractor Downer, to avoid a repeat of the traffic delays on State highway 88 between Dunedin and Ravensbourne this morning, caused after soft spots were discovered in the ground while old asphalt was being removed from the road over night.
Another milestone has been reached in the construction of the Waikato Expressway Road of National Significance with the second section, the Ngaruwahia Section, to be officially opened by Minister for Transport Gerry Brownlee at a ceremony this Saturday 14 December.