The last remaining appeal against a decision by the NZ Transport Agency to change the designation for a new two-lane bridge at Kawarau Falls Bridge near Queenstown was withdrawn late last week, meaning a five day hearing due start today has been cancelled.
The NZ Transport Agency wishes to advise motorists planning to travel along State Highway 2 south of Te Puke that speed restrictions and manual traffic operations will be in place tomorrow Saturday 23 November from 7.30am to 5.00pm as part of routine road resurface maintenance works.
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, 29 November.
Motorists are advised that as part of the NZ Transport Agency’s Tauranga Eastern Link project, there will be traffic changes taking place along a section of Tara Road adjacent to the Domain Road intersection.
The NZ Transport Agency has taken another significant step to replace Auckland’s iconic Old Mangere Bridge by appointing a team of consultants to design a new people-friendly crossing for the Manukau Harbour.
As part of ongoing construction of the Rangiriri Section of the Waikato Expressway, work to shift SH 1 traffic onto a new temporary road alignment between Te Wheoro Road to the north and Rangiriri Road (adjacent to the Rangiriri Hotel) to the south, will start from tomorrow (Thursday 21 November).
Motorists planning to travel to or from Auckland along State Highway 1 this Wednesday (20 November) are advised to expect delays at Rangiriri as the commemoration of 150 years since the Battle of Rangiriri will take place in the area.
The NZ Transport Agency says it welcomes a Ministerial decision to refer to a Board of Inquiry its application for designation and resource consents to construct the first section of the Ara Tūhono - Pūhoi to Wellsford Road of National Significance between Pūhoi and Warkworth.