Christchurch-based geotechnical engineering and construction company Geovert have been awarded the contract to complete the work at the Diana Falls slip site to get State Highway 6 (SH6) re-opened to two-lane and 24/7 traffic later this year.
Motorists will need to take a detour on State highway 1 at the Deborah rail bridge south of Oamaru this Sunday, 30 March 2014 between 9am and 5pm, so Kiwirail can carry out a routine safety inspection of the Deborah rail bridge.
As part of the on-going construction of the Rangiriri section of the Waikato Expressway, motorists are advised that south-bound traffic will be detoured from State Highway 1(SH1) on to Wayside Road at the Te Kauwhata intersection this Sunday evening (30 March). Traffic will re-join the highway from Te Kauwhata Road, says the NZ Transport Agency.
The NZ Transport Agency is reminding motorists to expect delays if travelling on State Highway 2 (SH2), east of Te Puke as bridge strengthening works on the Kaituna Bridge continues this week and into next week.
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, 28 March. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
The NZ Transport Agency says a temporary stop/go manual traffic operation will be in place later today on the Kaituna Bridge on State Highway 2 (SH2) south of Te Puke. This is required to ensure the safety of workers while critical strengthening works are carried out underneath the bridge deck.
Due to bridge strengthening works on the State Highway 2 (SH2) Kaituna Bridge, south of Te Puke, the NZ Transport Agency is encouraging motorists to use alternate routes through State Highway 29 or State Highway 36. Major delays are expected as temporary stop/go traffic management is in place on the bridge.
The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers links on the Southern and Southwestern Motorway interchange (State Highways 1 and 20) at Manukau in Auckland south have re-opened after a fatal truck crash earlier this morning.
Motorists travelling along State Highway 2 (SH2) between Atuaroa Bridge and Te Puke Quarry Road just north of Te Puke Township are advised that road rehabilitation work will be undertaken over 600 metres of road starting Friday, delays of up to 20 minutes, depending on the time of the day, can be expected advises the NZ Transport Agency.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising drivers to allow extra time for their journeys as bridge inspections are being carried out across the Bay of Plenty next week, with some delays expected on highway roads.