State highway traffic in Auckland and Northland is expected to be heavy this Labour Weekend - the first holiday weekend after winter - and the NZ Transport Agency advises people to plan to avoid delays and allow additional time for travel.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) says a temporary single lane road it is building to skirt around a massive slip on the Milford Road between Falls Creek and Monkey Creek should open later tomorrow, Thursday 18 October 2012.
With traffic expected to be heavy over Labour Weekend, the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is advising motorists to plan ahead to avoid expected delays and allow additional travel time for their journeys where necessary.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) says it will be Thursday, 18 October before the section of the Milford Road between Falls Creek and Monkey Creek that was closed by a massive slip last Friday night is re-opened to traffic.
The NZ Transport Agency says ancillary works at the State Highway 3 Manawatu Gorge slip site are continuing to progress well, with rock bolting now completed and traffic flowing smoothly through the site.
The NZ Transport Agency says work started this morning to dismantle a well-known landmark on the Auckland motorway skyline - the launching gantry affectionately known as 'Big Blue' on the Newmarket Viaduct Replacement Project.
The NZ Transport Agency is reminding drivers that from this Sunday, 14 October, there will be delays on a section of State Highway 12 in Northland due to maintenance work at Hardies Bridge between Ruawai and Paparoa.
Work has started on repairs to a section of storm-damaged State Highway 10 near Kaeo in Northland, and the NZ Transport Agency is advising all drivers that care will be needed travelling through the work-site.
The skyline on Auckland's Southern Motorway (State Highway 1) has changed dramatically after a successful operation last night to lift the first section of a new footbridge into place south of the Newmarket Viaduct.
The first of seven bridges to be completed as part of the Ngaruawahia section of the Waikato Expressway was opened to traffic today, following a blessing by local iwi. The Kainui Road overbridge is part of the realignment of Kainui Road. It is the first structure to be completed on this section of the Expressway.