The NZ Transport Agency says the one-lane operation at the Manawatu Gorge continues to flow nicely, with drivers taking advantage of extended opening hours for two-way traffic while bridge reconstruction work ramps up around them.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) and Auckland Transport (AT) have started consulting with Aucklanders to get their views on whether the Wellington Street on-ramp, one of the city's entries to the busy Central Motorway Junction, should re-open to general traffic.
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) is advising motorists driving south to New Plymouth via State Highway 3 next Monday night (June 18) that there will be short delays from time to time while contractors carry out road surface repairs in the Awakino Tunnel. State Highway Operations Manager, Karen Boyt, says the works will be carried out overnight between 8.00 pm and 4.00 am, weather permitting.
State Highway 2 (SH2) through Waioeka Gorge will be temporarily closed for one hour periods next week to enable rocks and slip material to be removed from the slope where a large slip occurred in March this year, says the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA).
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) and police are reminding people travelling south of Hamilton to plan their journeys around Fieldays traffic this week. NZTA State Highway Manager, Kaye Clark, says Fieldays is traditionally a busy time traffic-wise, with people flying or driving into the region from all over New Zealand and from overseas.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) says it is throwing all the resources it can at getting SH7 the Lewis Pass and SH73 Arthurs Pass open today, but its contractors face an uphill battle to make this happen.
A short period of road closure is likely in the Karangahake Gorge (State Highway 2) Thursday, 7 June while New Zealand Transport Agency's (NZTA) contractors work on removing a rock boulder currently resting on a roadside bank in the gorge.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) says slower than expected progress in clearing heavy snow and moving hundreds of fallen trees across the road on SH7 the Lewis Pass and SH73 Arthurs Pass, has forced them to close these routes for another night.
The NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport advise drivers that there is a risk of flooding on some low-lying highways and roads in the city again tonight when higher than normal king tides peak in the Waitemata Harbour at about 9pm.