From Wednesday 9 September, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will be activating an Intersection Speed Zone in South Canterbury’s Rangitata at the intersection of SH1 and SH79, to help prevent deaths and serious injuries from crashes.
Road resurfacing on the Waimakariri Bridge’s southbound lanes will start on the afternoon of Saturday 29 August requiring the closure of the Tram Road on-ramp during the morning peak hours on working days, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.
Funding has been approved for a new roundabout where Glenbrook Road joins State Highway 22 between Drury and Paerata. The roundabout will improve road safety, access to housing and a new education facility in the area.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says it has a plan to open State Highway 1 through the Mangamuka Gorge to light vehicles by mid October, but much will depend on the weather and work about to start on repairing a significant slip on the northern side of the summit.
The Transmission Gully motorway north of Wellington will be open by September 2021 as part of a settlement agreement reached following the conclusion of negotiations related to the commercial impacts of the COVID-19 shutdown on the project.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises multiple worksites will be in place along State Highway 30/Te Ngae Road, between Sala Street and Iles Road in Rotorua next week, as part of the Eastern Corridor Stage One project.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 28 August 2020. Please note this traffic bulletin is updated every Friday.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising that The Esplanade exit and entry from State Highway 35 at Gladstone Road Bridge will be closed, with the bridge down to one lane, on Sunday 23 August between 7am and 5pm.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises a new temporary signalised pedestrian crossing will be operational across the full width of State Highway 2 Maunganui Road from the week commencing 24 August, as part of the Bay Link project.