The NZ Transport Agency today announced that Stage 2 of the Newmarket Connection: Viaduct Replacement Project is progressing well with the deconstruction (removal) of more than 72 percent of the old southbound viaduct.
Negotiating one of the tightest bends on the State Highway 2 Rimutaka Hill Road will soon be a distant memory, as the NZ Transport Agency prepares to open a new section of road bypassing the notorious Muldoon's Corner.
Three separates incidents - two crashes on Auckland's Southern Motorway (State Highway 1) and a gas leak in Mt Roskill - are causing delays for drivers using both the Southern Motorway and the Southwestern Motorway (SH20) and the NZ Transport Agency says there will be delays during this afternoon's peak.
The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers using the Northern Gateway Toll Road that there is a restricted service operating for drivers choosing to use the manual payment kiosks at Puhoi, after the kiosks were damaged overnight.
The NZ Transport Agency advises that care is needed for all Auckland drivers this weekend as unusually high tides in the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours coincide with weather forecasts predicting heavy rain and strong winds.
The team that maintain the State highways in the south west Waikato received three prestigious industry accolades recently for the significant contribution that the contract has made to the advancement of asset management internationally.