One of the most anticipated, and more complex, engineering projects in the lower North Island is entering the final stretch, with Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advising that work on the Peka Peka to Ōtaki Expressway (PP2Ō) is almost three-quarters complete.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 18 June 2021. Please note this traffic bulletin is updated every Friday.
A new technique which reduced delays for road users was used to remove rock from the Nevis Bluff near Queenstown in recent weeks. The work was part of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s autumn maintenance programme along SH6.
Following requests from residents and community leaders, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will extend the current consultation period for the Nelson Future Access (NFA) project to 5pm, Friday 18 June 2021.
A risk-based approach by the Nelson Railway Society to developing and constructing a new section of line for its operations has earned it the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Tourist and Heritage Rail Safety Award for 2021.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s recent monitoring and data analysis of the Ashburton River/Hakatere Bridge shows that it is safe to take trucks (up to 50MAX and High Productivity Motor Vehicles - HPMV) around the clock as of today, says Pete Connors, System Manager for Waka Kotahi.