Motorists will notice changes at Brigham Creek Road in Hobsonville in February and March when a brand new road and three new roundabouts are opened to traffic. This is the next step in the NZ Transport Agency’s SH18 Hobsonville Deviation and SH16 Brigham Creek Extension project as part of the Western Ring Route.
The 96 year old Luggate (Red) Bridge on State Highway 8A over the Clutha River, connecting Luggate and Tarras is undergoing a necessary maintenance repaint which is expected to be completed before Easter.
Transport Minister Steven Joyce today turned the first sod on the Christchurch Southern Motorway stage one extension, the first step in a major $730 million upgrade to the highway system leading into and around Christchurch.
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has let the contract for constructing the first stage of the Christchurch Southern Motorway to a consortium led by Fulton Hogan in partnership with the engineering consultancy BECA.
The New Zealand Transport Agency is moving forward with the next steps on the Waterview Connection on the SH20 Western Ring Route following confirmation of a revised alignment and tunnelling options in December 2009.