The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) says State Highway 29 (SH29) at Ruahihi Bluffs will be reopened from 6.00pm this Saturday (18 August) to allow night time travellers to pass through the area, when work to remove unstable rock is stopped for the day.
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) says State Highway 29 (SH29) at Ruahihi Bluffs is to be closed this weekend so that rocks can be removed to minimise the risk of further rock falls onto the state highway.
The NZ Transport Agency says it has taken a significant step towards the completion of Auckland's Western Ring Route by starting negotiations with a preferred tenderer to the $270million Causeway Upgrade Project on State Highway 16 (Northwestern Motorway).
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) is advising motorists that State Highway 29 over the Kaimais is closed due to the risk of rocks falling on the highway at the Ruahihi Bluffs (approximately 17km west of Tauranga near the Ruahihi Power Station).
The NZ Transport Agency says crews are close to laying down the new road surface on the rebuilt section of road at the Manawatu Gorge, and the countdown has begun for a two-phased reopening of the road in September.
Today, representatives from the Hauraki District Council, Thames Coromandel District Council, the Historic Places Trust, the Kopu Landowners and Occupiers Association, ‘Save the Kopu Bridge’ group, the Institute of Professional Engineers NZ (IPENZ), the NZ Transport Agency and other representatives of the local community, met in Thames to discuss the old Kopu Bridge.