Waikato commuters are being encouraged to think about how changes to two of the Give Way rules will affect their journeys to work, before the new rules come into force at 5.00 am this Sunday, 25 March.
High winds and fallen trees have caused the closure of a section of State Highway 5 near Taupo. The road will remain closed overnight, because ongoing high winds in the area mean contractors will not be able to clear the road until the winds die down.
The final programme of works to complete the Victoria Park Tunnel project in central Auckland is now underway and the NZ Transport Agency says it plans to have the third lane through the 450 metre-long tunnel opened next Monday (26 March).
The NZ Transport Agency is putting toll road evaders on notice, with preparations underway to take prosecutions against drivers with the highest levels of debt for non-payment of tolls on Auckland's Northern Gateway Toll Road.