The NZ Transport Agency is asking people on the West Coast and in Buller District to take extreme care driving through the Lower Buller Gorge for the next month or so. The equipment for the traffic signals controlling the one-way traffic through the narrow Fern Arch area were stolen at the end of last week.
The Board of the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has welcomed the findings – and unreservedly accepted all recommendations – made by Kristy McDonald QC in her Report entitled “Independent Inquiry into NZTA’s Performance in Relation to Dargaville Diesel Specialists (DDS)” (“the Report”) which has been publicly released today.
With the Nelson and Tasman Civil Defence Emergency Operations team decision to evacuate more streets in Wakefield, State Highway 6 which runs through the town is being closed for the safety of all road users.
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Queenstown Lakes District Council, the NZ Transport Agency and Otago Regional Council have joined forces to develop and deliver a safe, connected and accessible transport network for the Wakatipu area.
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, 15 February 2019. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
The NZ Transport Agency, along with the Kāpiti Coast District Council, Porirua City Council and NZ Police, are seeking feedback on the trial closures of Paekākāriki Hill Road that have taken place since November 2018.
The NZ Transport Agency has agreed to cover the costs of recertifications and repairs for vehicle owners affected by the revocation of towbars certified by suspended Heavy Vehicle Specialist Certifier Patrick Chu.
The NZ Transport Agency has three consecutive late night Lyttelton Tunnel closures coming up. These are on Sunday, 24 February, between 11pm and 4am, and also Monday and Tuesday nights, 25 and 26 February.