People heading to Dunedin’s airport at Momona this morning are advised to add an extra 25 minutes to the journey. A double fatality car/truck crash around 3 am means there are detours in place north and south of the airport.
The North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery (NCTIR) alliance will be setting up purpose-built, prefabricated accommodation in Kaikoura to house more than 300 men and women who will working on the massive rebuild programme which is aiming to fully re-open State Highway 1 and the rail corridor by the end of the year.
The NZ Transport Agency will begin consultation next week on a bylaw which will convert a range of temporary lower speed limits introduced on the Picton to Christchurch alternate state highway route after the November 2016 earthquake to permanent limits.
A serious crash, involving a car and truck, a few kilometres north of Culverden, North Canterbury, means State Highway 7 will be closed until this afternoon. The Police Serious Crash Unit is investigating the cause.
The NZ Transport Agency is encouraging people to have their say on a shortlist of ideas to make State Highway 2 between Waihi and Tauranga safer and more reliable, which will be presented at a series of Community Information Days in the Western Bay this month.
Testing and commissioning of the complex systems that will ensure the safe operation of the Waterview Tunnel are continuing and will not be completed in time for an April opening, the NZ Transport Agency has announced.
The NZ Transport Agency is inviting local communities to find out more about a project to find ways to help improve road safety, reduce crashes and ease congestion on State Highway 3 between Waitara and Bell Block.