If you haven't been out to the Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) information centre during the summer Saturday opening days then this is your last chance to see the latest construction footage, images and other displays on the Bay's largest roading construction project.
If you didn't get out to the Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) information centre last month, then this Saturday is your chance to see the latest construction footage, images and other displays on the Bay's largest roading construction project.
The public will now have a chance to see the latest Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) construction footage, images and archival displays on the weekend, thanks to the NZTA opening the TEL Information Centre on three Saturdays during the summer months.
Catching a glimpse of progress being made on the Bay of Plenty's largest ever roading project, the Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL), just got easier through a new set of binoculars at the top of the Papamoa Hills Regional Park.
In another step towards the completion of the Bay of Plenty's largest state highway project, the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) last week awarded a $1.6 million contract to construct a new weigh station at Paenagroa on the Tauranga Eastern Link.
Motorists will see a key milestone on the Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) project take place this week, as piling starts for the two Domain Road interchange bridges. The NZ Transport Agency says the Domain Road interchange is one of the most complex structures to build on the TEL project.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) has today announced the details of an approximate $800 million programme of investment in Bay of Plenty's land transport system over the next three years. The 2012-15 National Land Transport Programme (NLTP) aims to improve the efficiency and safety of Bay of Plenty's roading network, maximise freight movements and reduce deaths and serious injuries on the roads.
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) expects that State Highway 29 (SH29) at Ruahihi Bluffs will be fully reopened following a final inspection tomorrow morning after the blasting work to remove a column of unstable rock was successfully completed on Saturday.
(UPDATE 6pm 25 August 2012: State Highway 29 is now open to one lane. The Sunday work is cancelled.) The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) would like to remind drivers that State Highway 29 at Ruahihi Bluffs, west of Tauranga will be closed for most of this weekend from 7.00am to 6.00pm on Saturday (25 August) and Sunday (26 August). This section of the road will reopen on Saturday night with the works expected to be completed by Sunday night at 6.00pm.