The NZ Transport Agency's (NZTA) $4.5 million safety improvements project on Wellington's SH1 motorway started this month, with work on the replacement of crash barriers along the Thorndon Overbridge above Aotea Quay now underway.
The new Puhoi to Wellsford road of national significance is about the future but the NZ Transport Agency says planning and construction of the route also has a lot to do with its historic past and its present day environment.
A ceramic pathway is taking shape on the landmark Clarks Lane footbridge, forming the centrepiece of urban design on the NZ Transport Agency's State Highway 18 Hobsonville Deviation and State Highway 16 Brigham Creek Extension project.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) this week put out to tender the contract to upgrade the Fraser Street, 15th Avenue intersection. Rod James, NZTA's Bay of Plenty State Highway Manager says the project, known as Hairini Link Advanced Works, will improve safety for all road users and give immediate relief at the busy intersection.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) will hold an information day to discuss the construction of the replacement bridge over Reid's Canal. It will be held in the Edgecumbe War Memorial Hall on the corner of Kauri and Main Streets from 3pm till 7pm on Wednesday 30 June.
The NZ Transport Agency says planning for its new State Highway One from Puhoi to Wellsford road of national significance is stepping up a gear this week with the start of direct consultation with communities.
Residents in the Barnes Drive area have an opportunity to have their say on a variety of proposed work associated with the four-laning of the Caversham Highway between Barnes Drive and Andersons Bay Road in Dunedin.
A recently completed NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) review of speed limits on State Highway 1 in the Woodend area has confirmed the current 100km/h open road speed limit is appropriate for this section of highway.
Winter has announced its arrival, and it's important that motorists can access the latest information on road conditions before setting out on their journeys. The NZ Transport Agency would like to remind people that the most accurate, up to date information on state highway road conditions can be found at www.highwayinfo.govt.nz.
Since last October West Coast State Highway projects worth nearly $7.0M have been finished, or are nearing completion, that will improve road safety, reduce travel times and enable freight to move more efficiently within the region.