Four months after Cyclone Gabrielle caused major devastation across the East Coast, the final connection on State Highway 35, north of Gisborne, will be restored next week with the opening of the Bailey bridge to replace the Hikuwai no. 1 bridge destroyed by the cyclone.
In partnership with Auckland Transport and NZ Police, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will install nine new safety cameras in Tāmaki Makaurau in the coming weeks, to encourage people to travel at safe speeds and to make safe driving choices on our roads.
A short section of Truman Lane will re-open to two lanes and access from the SH29A roundabout will be restored from early morning on Thursday 8 June, weather dependent. Two lanes will initially be available during daytime hours only, with around-the-clock access expected to be restored from Saturday 10 June.
One of the most talked-about infrastructure projects in Waikato is due to get underway in October this year. The high-risk T-intersection at State Highway 1 and State Highway 29 will be replaced with a two-lane roundabout.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, with input from WorkSafe, construction and maintenance suppliers and the road safety sector, has published new best practice guidance to improve safety at work sites – a key challenge facing our transport system.
Today, Hon Michael Wood together with Ngāti Manuhiri Settlement Trust, MP Shanan Halbert and Ward Councillors John Watson and Wayne Walker, Waka Kotahi representatives and project team members celebrated the completion of the 6km kilometre shared path running adjacent to State Highway 1 and subsequently the completion of the approximately $1billion project.