Toughening up the transport backbone of Gisborne's economy to help move people and freight is the focus of a multimillion dollar transport package announced by the NZ Transport Agency today, including $100m for the upkeep of the district's roads over the next three years, and further investment on roading improvements.
Making Hawke's Bay more competitive, fostering economic growth, and improving road safety is the focus of a three-year package of transport investment for the region announced today by the NZ Transport Agency.
Queues and safety concerns at an aging bridge south of Ruatoria are now a thing of the past, with the East Coast community celebrating the completion of the new Kopuaroa Bridge on State Highway 35 today.
NZ Transport Agency crews are working at full tilt to reopen SH6 Rocks Road and SH60 at Bird's Hill as soon as it is safe to do so, as cleanup and repair operations continue on the highways throughout the upper South Island.
The NZ Transport Agency has put in place a temporary speed limit on the SH50 Hawke's Bay Expressway near Napier Airport and other measures to help keep visitors safe on the roads during Rugby World Cup 2011.
The NZ Transport Agency is asking motorists travelling along Taradale Road to keep in mind that they will need to use detours rather than use the roundabout at the Expressway while roadworks are carried out over the next three weeks.
The NZ Transport Agency advises Hawke's Bay motorists that a road closure will be in place from the intersection at York Road and Maraekakaho Road to the newly constructed Longlands Roundabout from Monday onwards for two weeks subject to weather.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists using SH5 between Napier and Taupo to expect delays of up to ten minutes to accommodate strengthening work on the Mohaka Bridge beginning today (February 25).
The public will get a once in a lifetime chance to walk or cycle over the Matahorua Bridge this Sunday, just weeks before it opens to traffic as part of the NZ Transport Agency's SH2 Matahorua Gorge Realignment.