The NZ Transport Agency is seeking feedback on its proposal to permanently reduce the speed limit from 100km/h to 80km/h, to improve safety on the 2.3km section of State Highway 6 from Stalker Road to Hardware Lane in Frankton, including past the Tucker Beach Road intersection.
West Coast drivers are being reminded on ways to ‘Know before you go’ to avoid travel delays and disruption as the annual road maintenance season gets underway slightly later than usual on the West Coast.
The Police Serious Crash Unit will be attending a single car crash on State Highway 87, at Kokonga, near the intersection with Mundell Road near the Taieri River. The crash occurred earlier this morning before 7 am.
The first Aotearoa Bike Challenge has prompted more Kiwis to cycle this summer, with participants up and down the country riding an impressive 1.3 million kilometres, or about six hundred times the length of New Zealand, since the workplace Challenge kicked off at the start of February.
A serious crash one kilometre south of Shenandoah, State Highway 65, south of Murchison, the alternate state highway route between Picton and Christchurch, has reduced the highway to one lane at that point this morning.
The NZ Transport Agency is teaming up with the Department of Conservation (DOC) to ensure that the native fur seal breeding colony at Ohau Point is protected while work is undertaken to clear slips and restore the coastal Kaikoura road and rail corridor.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that the State Highway 1 northbound on-ramp at the bottom of Ngauranga Gorge, Wellington will be closed for resurfacing and new road marking on the night of Thursday 23 February, from 10pm until 5am Friday 24 February.