This summer, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency contractors have resealed or replaced 550 kilometres of road surface in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty region. That’s approximately 10 per cent of the entire regional network.*
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Gisborne drivers can look forward to smoother and safer journeys in the region, as excellent progress continues on a joint Gisborne District Council and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency asphalting programme which began in March this year.
Safety considerations, a district council plan change and the challenges of upgrading an intersection to cope with traffic volumes resulting from the plan change are the key drivers for a proposal to close a state highway intersection in the Central Otago town of Clyde.
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.