As part of the Safe Network Programme, the NZ Transport Agency is currently identifying highways where lower speed limits could help save lives and reduce serious crashes and where communities want change.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising that State Highway 35 at Gudgeons Hill will be down to one lane from Monday 30 September while repairs are underway where the road and road shoulder has dropped away due to continual land movement.
The NZ Transport Agency says $313 million in funding being re-allocated from the rapid transit activity class in the 2018–21 National Land Transport Programme (NLTP) will be used to progress a range of state highway improvements, as well as for public transport, walking and cycling, road policing, and local road improvements.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising the Pahiatua Track between State Highway 57 Aokautere and State Highway 2 Pahiatua will be closed on Tuesday 24 September through to Thursday 26 September, from 8.30am to 2.30pm each day.
Work is getting underway next week to complete installation of rumble strips on three sections of Gisborne state highway – part of the NZ Transport Agency’s Safety Boost Programme for making rural state highways safer.