Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has begun a major realignment of 700 metres of highway on SH7, west of the Hanmer Springs turnoff. Establishment work on site started this week with earthworks from next week.
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, 29 November 2019.
Bay of Plenty’s Paengaroa weigh station is being upgraded with a new vehicle screening system which identifies potentially overweight heavy vehicles to be further investigated and allows compliant heavy vehicles to continue their journey uninterrupted.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, alongside the Department of Conservation, is closing two stopping areas on the Milford Sound highway (SH94) for the summer season, due to increased rockfall risk with subsequent potential danger to people.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is moving to the next phase of sustained engagement with the entry certification and border inspection industry as applications have opened for new appointments and reappointments within the industry.