If you haven't been out to the Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) information centre during the summer Saturday opening days then this is your last chance to see the latest construction footage, images and other displays on the Bay's largest roading construction project.
The NZ Transport Agency, Whangarei District Council and Northland Regional Council opened a new stock truck effluent disposal facility today (Wednesday, 13 March) at Kauri at the northern end of Whangarei.
The NZ Transport Agency says it has taken a significant step towards the completion of Auckland's Western Ring Route by announcing that it has awarded the contract for the $220 million Causeway Upgrade Project on State Highway 16 (Northwestern Motorway).
Rain forecast for Auckland and Northland at the end of the week can create dangerous driving conditions after the extended dry spell, and the NZ Transport Agency says people will need to take care on wet highways and roads.
In tandem with the opening of the new State Highway 1 Atiamuri Bridge to traffic about mid-morning this Monday (18 March), a section of State Highway 30 will be temporarily closed to allow the final tie-in of the new SH1/SH30 alignment to be completed.
The NZ Transport Agency says there will be more pressure than in previous years on sections of Auckland's Southern Motorway (State highway 1) when the annual ASB Polyfest begins later this week in Manukau.
The NZ Transport Agency says all four southbound lanes on the Newmarket Viaduct on Auckland's Southern Motorway (State Highway 1) have re-opened after a two vehicle crash at the start of this afternoon's peak.
As traffic on Auckland's motorway network returns to normal, the NZ Transport Agency is grateful for the patience of drivers during yesterday's heavy congestion after a crash closed the critical Newmarket Viaduct link on the Southern Motorway (State Highway 1).
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 15 March.
State Highway 60 at Birds Hill to Golden Bay is on track to be restored to two lanes before winter, with the NZ Transport Agency beginning construction next week on the reinstatement of the road after its dramatic collapse in the December 2011 storms.