The collective efforts of a Christchurch historic train enthusiast and the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) should lead to the restoration of two dilapidated heritage rail cabins found near the construction site of the Christchurch Southern Motorway.
The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers that there will be extended overnight closures of the southbound lanes of Auckland's Southern Motorway (State Highway 1) between Market Rd and the Greenlane interchange over the New Year holiday weekend. One northbound lane of the motorway will also be closed at the same time.
Traffic volumes using the Northern Gateway Toll Road are expected to rise dramatically during the Christmas/New Year holiday, and the NZ Transport Agency is reminding drivers that they can avoid delays from queuing at kiosks if they pay their tolls before or after they use the highway.
The NZ Transport Agency is reminding motorists that ramp signals will be operating at the connection of the Southwestern and Southern motorways [State Highways 20 and 1] at Manukau in south Auckland from today [Monday 13 December] to improve traffic flows and driver safety.
The NZ Transport Agency will close State Highway 1 between the Auckland Harbour Bridge and the Central Motorway Junction on five consecutive nights starting on Sunday 12 December for essential work associated with the Victoria Park Tunnel project.
The NZ Transport Agency is working with the organisers of a new cycling event planned for Auckland in November 2011 to explore the feasibility of using the Auckland Harbour Bridge as part of the course for the event.