The NZ Transport Agency is advising that SH4 between Whanganui and Raetihi is scheduled to re-open at 4pm today (Wednesday March 7) following the installation of roadside barriers at a high risk slip site two kilometres south of Fields Track.
Repair work on the Takaka Hill highway, State Highway 60, between Riwaka and Golden Bay has gone well in recent days. “Crews have been making good progress while the weather has been dry, clearing the road and making it safer and more resilient, which will enable truck and trailer units to make the journey soon,” says Frank Porter, NZ Transport Agency System Manager.
The second national Aotearoa Bike Challenge has encouraged thousands more New Zealanders to cycle, with more than 14,300 people from over 1600 organisations taking part, including over 2600 new riders.
The NZ Transport Agency advises people who normally use State Highway 73 between Castle Hill Village and Lake Lyndon, on the main route between the West Coast and Canterbury, that the Porter River Bridge is about to have overnight deck repairs for two weeks.