The NZ Transport Agency is reminding drivers that changes to child restraint laws come in to force on November 1, and the agency is urging parents and caregivers to plan ahead to ensure that they can comply with the new rules and keep their small passengers safe.
The NZ Transport Agency’s State Highway 1 Atiamuri Bridge project between Tokoroa and Taupo has been awarded one of the Waikato Regional Council’s Site of the Year for Innovative Practice – Erosion and Sediment Control award.
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, 11 October.
Summer’s on its way - and so is the reopening of both lanes at State Highway 60 (SH60) at Birds Hill in Golden Bay. With better, more reliable weather on the horizon, the NZ Transport Agency is gearing up to get this road back to two lanes in time for the summer season.
Operation Waltz - a night time vehicle check recently undertaken jointly by NZ Transport Agency and the Rotorua Road Police Unit of NZ Police found less than fancy Warrant of Fitness (WOF) compliance in some of the 552 vehicles inspected.
State Highway 6, between Haast and Makarora, will re-open to single-lane traffic at noon today (Tuesday 1 October) after being closed at the weekend when 20,000 tonnes of rock and gravel fell onto the highway at Diana Falls.