Road fatalities in Canterbury this year have already surpassed the total number for 2012 prompting a call from the NZ Transport Agency for motorists to travel at safer speeds and take care on the roads.
The NZ Transport Agency has thanked Aucklanders for their tremendous support after 20,000 people visited the Waterview Connection project for a once-in-a-lifetime look behind the scenes of New Zealand’s largest-ever roading project.
The NZ Transport Agency is opening a new westbound priority lane to improve access for Aucklanders from the Great North Road intersection with the Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) this Sunday, 20 October.
A road resurfacing procurement partnership between the NZ Transport Agency and the Whakatāne District Council is helping each organisation to achieve more efficient and economical local and highway maintenance outcomes.
Christchurch's Southern Motorway, from Curletts Road to Springs Road, will be reduced to single-lane traffic in one direction at various times next week for the application of the second coat of chip seal.
Motorists in the Ashburton district are being warned that police will be ticketing drivers who flaunt the 20km/h legal speed limit - in both directions - when passing a school bus that is stopped for children to get on or off.
Motorists are being warned of possible delays along State Highway 1, from Belfast to Hornby, in the next few weeks with a number of road layout changes as part of the work building the four-lane Western Corridor.