Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising people that the intersection of Ōtaki Gorge Road and State Highway 1 (SH1) will be closed for approximately three months from Sunday 28 February for essential construction work on the Peka Peka to Ōtaki Expressway (PP2Ō).
Fridays are the quietest weekday morning on Wellington’s transport network, the busiest time to drive into the city is just after 7am on a Tuesday, and traffic volumes are back to pre-Covid levels despite more people working from home, according to a Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency analysis.
Work will begin this Friday, 12 February, on a major upgrade of the State Highway 58 (SH58) interchange at Pāuatahanui to allow for more traffic and better flow between SH58 and the new Transmission Gully motorway, scheduled to open in September this year.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has welcomed the decision by an Expert Consenting Panel to approve the Ngā Ūranga ki Pito-One (Ngauranga to Petone) section of Te Ara Tupua - the shared path connecting Wellington and Lower Hutt.
Safer speeds through towns and past schools and businesses, raised pedestrian crossing platforms, new roundabouts and improved intersections are among changes people would like to see on State Highway 2 (SH2) in the Wairarapa.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising that the northbound lanes on the State Highway 1 Urban Motorway are closed prior to Aotea Quay, including the Arras and Terrace tunnels, due to a serious crash.
The public will have a say on safer speed limits along State Highway 2 (SH2) through the Hutt Valley, with Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency seeking an initial round of community feedback in the first half of 2021.