It’s been just over a year since the first sod was turned on the Christchurch Southern Motorway Stage 2 and the NZ Transport Agency says the project is progressing well as shown by the latest drone footage and photos. (See links below)
Due to yesterday’s flooding in Central Otago, State Highway 8 between the Roxburgh Hydro Dam, 9 km north of Roxburgh, and Millers Flat is closed with slips on either side of Roxburgh and in the town itself. The highway is likely to remain closed all day with an update on the NZ Transport Agency’s Traffic and Travel pages later today.
It’s been just over a year since the first sod was turned on the Christchurch Southern Motorway- Stage 2 and the NZ Transport Agency says the project is progressing well as shown by the latest drone footage and photos. (See links below)
New time-lapse footage released today by the NZ Transport Agency shows the dramatic transformation of one of Christchurch’s busiest intersections*, condensing two years of construction into a two-minute video.
The NZ Transport Agency and its highway maintenance contract team for Coastal Otago, the Highway Highlanders, advise drivers that the summer highway maintenance period gets underway this month on the coastal Otago network. The majority of work is concentrated on State Highway 1 between Palmerston and Milton.
The NZ Transport Agency is encouraging all South Canterbury drivers to build in a little extra time as work continues resurfacing the Timaru-Temuka Highway SH1 between Washdyke and Pleasant Point Highway (SH8). The road will remain open, but drivers can also take alternate routes to ease congestion, unless they are driving heavy vehicles.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising people to expect delays of an hour on two separate days next week due to scheduled rock blasting work at the Nevis Bluff on State Highway 6. The bluff is midway between Cromwell and Queenstown.
The NZ Transport Agency advises people travelling to Christchurch International Airport or around Memorial Avenue and Russley Road to expect delays and allow extra travel time this Saturday, November 11.
The NZ Transport Agency is asking the community to help it build a better picture of traffic patterns and movements in Queenstown’s Frankton area. The need to get traffic flowing smoothly and safely through Frankton, along State Highway 6, from the Grant Road roundabout with Ladies Mile to the BP roundabout and onto the Kawarau Falls Bridge, is the aim of the project.