Police and the NZ Transport Agency are asking drivers to take a more active role in checking the safety of their vehicles, with Police roadside compliance checks rolling out this month to support a public education campaign which kicked off in December.
The New Zealand Transport Agency says it intends to lodge later this month the Notice of Requirement (NoR) to alter the designation for the Hamilton section of the Waikato Expressway. The move will allow for an interchange at Ruakura to link the Hamilton section of the Expressway with the proposed Ruakura development.
Drivers are being advised to plan their journeys for the end of this week because traffic on sections of Auckland’s motorway network will be heavy as three big outdoor events in the city attract tens of thousands of people.
The NZ Transport Agency wishes to advise motorists that occasional delays may be experienced as road works to upgrade Te Kowhai and Limmer Roads reaches the intersection of State Highway 39 at Horotiu Road this week.
The NZ Transport Agency says central Auckland’s busy Alten Road has been re-opened but drivers, cyclists and walkers still need to take care until the next stage of the nearby Grafton Gully cycleway is completed.
The contract to construct the next stage of Auckland’s Western Ring Route - upgrading the Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) between the St Lukes Road and Great North Road interchanges – has been awarded to the Australian-based infrastructure company, Leighton Contractors.
Traffic will be heavy on State Highway 1 to Cape Reinga (Te Rerenga Wairua) in Northland at the end of this week when a large number of people visit the site for a ceremony to celebrate a Treaty of Waitangi settlement.
The NZ Transport Agency says work on three bridges along State Highway 3 between Te Awamutu and Awakino will allow high productivity motor vehicles (HPMV) to carry greater volumes of freight along this section of highway.
The NZ Transport Agency says work on three bridges along State Highway 1 between Tirau and Putaruru will allow high productivity motor vehicles (HPMV) to carry greater volumes of freight mass along this section of highway.
Christchurch motorists are being warned to plan their trips and, where possible, avoid driving through the Central City during peak hours with the major infrastructure rebuild getting underway this year within the four avenues.