The first of 3400 stone columns, which would reach from the project site to Waihi Beach if they were laid out end to end, are being installed on the Baypark to Bayfair Link project. The columns will improve the ground conditions throughout the site so it can eventually take the weight of the two flyovers.
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that State Highway 1 at Oakleigh, south of Whangarei, will be closed at night or reduced to one lane to allow road repairs and re-sealing, starting Sunday 28 October.
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, 26 October 2018. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
Ahead of the three-day Labour Weekend, the NZ Transport Agency reminds travellers of a useful tool that shows predicted traffic flows at particular times, based on previous years’ travel patterns. It can be found at www.nzta.govt.nz/holidayjourneys
The NZ Transport Agency is holding a series of drop-in sessions next week (23-26 October) to talk the community through planned safety improvements on State Highway 5 between Wairakei and the State Highway 5/State Highway 38 intersection, near Rainbow Mountain.
The NZ Transport Agency has set up a new, independently monitored 0800 number for industry workers or members of the public to provide information or raise concerns with vehicle certification work or other compliance issues.
The NZ Transport Agency has developed a tool that shows predicted traffic flow across popular journeys based on travel patterns from previous years. It can be found at www.nzta.govt.nz/holidayjourneys.