Queues and safety concerns at an aging bridge south of Ruatoria are now a thing of the past, with the East Coast community celebrating the completion of the new Kopuaroa Bridge on State Highway 35 today.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) says a multi-media public awareness campaign will kick off next month to ensure that drivers are aware of changes to New Zealand's give way rules which come into force from 5am on Sunday March 25.
Sections of the Northern Gateway Toll Road on State Highway 1 north of Auckland will be closed over two nights next week when the NZ Transport Agency undertakes its annual maintenance work on the Johnstones Hill tunnels.
Vehicles crashed to gain an insight into their safety performance will be on display from Wednesday to Friday this week (8-10 February) in Civic Square, Hamilton (near Garden Place and in front of the Hamilton City Council buildings) as part of an NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) drive to encourage the purchase of safer cars.
The NZ Transport Agency is responding to feedback it has received from customers and will open its Northern Gateway Toll Road call centre on Waitangi Day (Monday, 6 February) for people who want to pay their tolls by telephone.