The NZ Transport Agency says further small slips in the Manawatu Gorge have added to the challenges facing work crews and engineers working hard to stabilise hillsides and rock faces to make the road safe for traffic.
The NZ Transport Agency is proposing to lower the speed limits on State Highway 16 either side of Kaukapakapa Village to improve safety and respond to the increasing traffic in the area. It’s now seeking feedback from the community and those who travel through the area to the proposed changes.
The NZ Transport Agency and Police are reminding property owners of their responsibility to keep animals safely fenced after two recent crashes involving horses. One was a serious crash on the Northern Motorway, State Highway 1, on the outskirts of Christchurch and the other on State Highway 6 just north of Hokitika, on the West Coast.
Traditional Māori design and modern engineering skills have combined to make the Alford Street Bridge a striking feature of Auckland’s Waterview Shared Path, which is being built for Auckland Transport, as part of the NZ Transport Agency’s Waterview Connection.
Traffic has started moving more freely at the busy BP roundabout at Frankton this week with new traffic lanes now operational. The NZ Transport Agency has been working on the roundabout at the intersection of State Highways 6 and 6A since January, including adding a new dedicated Queenstown-bound traffic departure lane.
KiwiRail’s upgrade work on the rail level crossing at Waipara, State Highway 7, part of the new Picton to Christchurch Alternate Route, will create detours for drivers from this Monday, 26 June until Thursday, 29 June.