The NZ Transport Agency says the Manawatu Gorge is on track to re-open in a little over a month, with crews continuing to work 24/7 and the rebuilding of the highway remaining well on track for an early September opening.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is reminding motorists to take care driving around the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions today following last night’s heavy rain with more heavy showers expected in both areas today.
One of Auckland's most historic transport connections - the Old Mangere Bridge across the Manukau Harbour - is to be replaced by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) and Auckland Council within the next five years.
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, 03 August.
The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers that there will be significant disruption on the Papakura interchange on Auckland's Southern Motorway (State Highway 1) because of necessary works linked to the upgrade of the interchange.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) advises that a short section of the Waioeka Gorge at Oponae on State Highway 2 will close for short periods from 30 July - 3 August 2012 to enable the removal of hazardous trees overhanging the highway.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) and their contractors have worked hard to reinstate access to state highways closed around the region due to the severe weather event earlier this week. There are still some remaining cleanup operations underway. The NZTA is advising motorists to continue to take care on state highways around the Coromandel and Bay of Plenty until this work is complete.