Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is refuting claims that the Pūhoi to Warkworth motorway north of Auckland is ready to open to traffic, and says suggestions that Waka Kotahi is ‘holding up’ the road opening are entirely false.
The Takitimu North Link project is making great progress one year into construction with environmental controls in place, site accesses established, five bridges in construction, a site office opened, and critical utilities relocation work underway.
State Highway 2 through Tararua has been a focus this summer maintenance season and good progress has been made. Works will continue from January 2023 as part of the country’s largest ever maintenance programme.
Temporary road closures will be in place around Trustpower Baypark, on State Highway 2 between Sandhurst Drive and SH2/29A Te Maunga Interchange, and on Truman Lane in early January 2023, with two major events taking place in the Bay.
New Zealand’s road safety authorities are urging Kiwis to back the vision of an Aotearoa where deaths and serious injuries on our roads are not inevitable, and to support the changes being made to significantly reduce serious crashes and save lives.