The NZ Transport Agency asks all road users to be aware of speed restrictions and changes to highway and road layouts at the following locations where improvements are being made to the state highway network in Northland and northern region of Auckland:-
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) advises motorists travelling along State Highway 29 (SH29), near the Ruahihi Power Station at Omanawa, to expect delays as work to repair the Ruahihi (Wairoa River) Bridge will start next Monday (29 July) for the entire week.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising southbound motorists on SH1 to prepare for a detour at Rangiriri on Saturday as work begins on the Rangiriri Interchange as part of the Waikato Expressway, Road of National Significance.
The NZ Transport Agency says State Highway 1 (the Desert Road) between Rangipo and Waiouru is now open after being closed yesterday, the Agency says temperatures on the Central Plateau are still below zero and drivers need to take extreme care when driving through the area.
The NZ Transport Agency says the workers are progressing well with clearing snow from the road on State Highway 1 (the Desert Road) between Rangipo and Waiouru which was closed on Wednesday night and is expected to reopen midday today.
The NZ Transport Agency says State Highway 1 (the Desert Road) between Rangipo and Waiouru is now open with clearing taking longer due to the sheer volume of snow and the challenges of clearing around narrow and restricted sections of the highway.
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 19 July.