On Friday 20 May, Waka Kotahi joined our partners Hōkai Nuku to bless the Arawhiti ki Ōkahu viaduct and artworks as part of opening the southern connection of Ara Tūhono which will give drivers a beautiful new way to move to SH1.
To help reduce the delays on the Te Puke Highway caused by roadworks near Pah Road, eastbound road users will be able to use SH2 Tauranga East Link toll-free during the morning peak from Monday 23 May.
The next set of beams for the new Bayfair flyover will be craned into place overnight on Friday 27 May. People can expect overnight lane closures, a partial closure of the roundabout and signposted detours in the area while this work is underway. Lane closures and detours will be in place from 7pm on Friday 27 May until 7am Saturday 28 May to progress construction of the Bayfair flyover.
As the floodwaters started to recede after the significant weather events that battered the Wairoa District in March and April, the scale of the damage – and the clean-up and repair work required – was already glaringly obvious.
Waka Kotahi’s Auckland System Management (ASM) alliance is teaming up with the Pūhoi to Warkworth motorway project team to co-ordinate a traffic switch near the Johnstone Hill Tunnels with a scheduled overnight motorway maintenance closure. The ASM looks after the maintenance of the Auckland State Highway network.
The Mangaotama Stream bridge on State Highway 39 south of Ngāhinapōuri will be closed to all traffic from 6am on Monday 13 June until 6pm on Sunday 26 June to allow the bridge deck and beams to be replaced.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is inviting people to be part of the solution to deaths and serious injuries on State Highway 1 between Ōtaki and Levin by sharing their feedback on proposed new speed limits.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is recognising local farmers for their quick work to re-instate fences alongside State Highway 35 following the significant weather events in the regions during March and April, to avoid risks from wandering stock.