The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) will hold an open day next week to give the local community and businesses an opportunity to find out more about the agency's plans to improve safety and ease traffic congestion on Russley Road.
Works to improve the Papakura interchange on Auckland's Southern Motorway (State Highway 1) is ahead of schedule and the NZ Transport Agency will open the new northbound on-ramp this Monday (8 October) earlier than expected.
The NZ Transport Agency says it will resume work this Sunday night to complete Auckland's Jacobs ladder footbridge and hopes to have the new walkway over the State Highway 1 motorway at St Marys Bay completed before Christmas.
The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers that there will be overnight closures on Auckland's Southern Motorway (State Highway 1) at Newmarket this Sunday, 7 October, while the new Dilworth Footbridge is lifted into position across the traffic lanes.
The NZ Transport Agency is welcoming today's announcement of additional Crown funding to bring forward the design and construction of additional passing opportunities on SH2 between Napier and Gisborne in order to improve journey times and efficiency on this key inter-regional freight route.
Some 50 kilometres of Auckland roads have had their State Highway status uplifted and their ownership has been transferred from the NZ Transport Agency to Auckland Council, and they will now be maintained and operated as local roads by Auckland Transport.