State Highway 3 through the Manawatu Gorge will remain closed for at least another week to enable the NZ Transport Agency to carry out more work stabilising the slope, after more loose material came down overnight.
The NZ Transport Agency's Kamo Bypass Stage 2 on State Highway 1 in Whangarei was officially opened today (Sunday, 4 September) three months ahead of scheduled, boosting transport links in Whangarei and the wider Northland region on the eve of the Rugby World Cup.
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 Thursday, 8 September.
The NZ Transport Agency is thanking Wellingtonians for their submissions on the proposed Wellington inner city transport improvements, and says the feedback will be carefully considered as the proposals are further developed.
The NZ Transport Agency is reminding motorists that the new Road User Amendment Rule contains several changes to traffic rules, in addition to changes to the give way rules that will come into force on Sunday 25 March 2012.
The NZ Transport Agency says it is pleased that it has been able to give Auckland Council financial confidence to enable Auckland Transport to expand its fleet of new electric trains as part of an extensive overhaul and upgrade of the city's rail network.