From Wednesday 9 September, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will be activating an Intersection Speed Zone in South Canterbury’s Rangitata at the intersection of SH1 and SH79, to help prevent deaths and serious injuries from crashes.
Road resurfacing on the Waimakariri Bridge’s southbound lanes will start on the afternoon of Saturday 29 August requiring the closure of the Tram Road on-ramp during the morning peak hours on working days, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Coastal Otago highway maintenance team has been busy at Ravensbourne for the past two days making safe a collapsed culvert under the highway at the Tekapo St/ SH88 intersection.
Work to install permanent rockfall protection is underway south of Kaikōura, with night closures starting mid-August to help minimise disruption to the majority of road users during the daytime and at weekends.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Aspiring Highways team is about to begin several weeks of repairs on the Makarora River Bridge (SH6) Otago. An earlier period of maintenance and strengthening work occurred in March this year.