NZ Transport Agency contractors are about to start a complex operation on State Highway 25, just south of Coromandel town, which will allow heavy vehicles to use an area affected by a slip below the road.
The Transport Agency is encouraging travellers through Canterbury as well as Queenstown Lakes District to become on-the-spot reporters by crowdsourcing* travel information. The aim of the trial, with Abley Transportation, is to help keep the highways safer and people better informed about possible road hazards and winter conditions. Road hazards might include stock on the roads or roadsides, potholes or branches blown down with high winds.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists travelling between Whanganui and Raetihi on State Highway 4 this weekend that they will need to factor a detour into their travel plans due to road repairs.