Drivers are being advised to plan their journeys for the end of this week because traffic on sections of Auckland’s motorway network will be heavy as three big outdoor events in the city attract tens of thousands of people.
The NZ Transport Agency wishes to advise motorists that occasional delays may be experienced as road works to upgrade Te Kowhai and Limmer Roads reaches the intersection of State Highway 39 at Horotiu Road this week.
The NZ Transport Agency says a detour for north bound light vehicles will be in place from Monday (10 February) for two weeks to allow road surface rehabilitation work to take place along State Highway 2 (SH2) from the Waipapa River Bridge to just south of Francis Road.
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, 14 February. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
The NZ Transport Agency says central Auckland’s busy Alten Road has been re-opened but drivers, cyclists and walkers still need to take care until the next stage of the nearby Grafton Gully cycleway is completed.
The contract to construct the next stage of Auckland’s Western Ring Route - upgrading the Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) between the St Lukes Road and Great North Road interchanges – has been awarded to the Australian-based infrastructure company, Leighton Contractors.
Traffic will be heavy on State Highway 1 to Cape Reinga (Te Rerenga Wairua) in Northland at the end of this week when a large number of people visit the site for a ceremony to celebrate a Treaty of Waitangi settlement.
The NZ Transport Agency says work on three bridges along State Highway 3 between Te Awamutu and Awakino will allow high productivity motor vehicles (HPMV) to carry greater volumes of freight along this section of highway.
The NZ Transport Agency says work on three bridges along State Highway 1 between Tirau and Putaruru will allow high productivity motor vehicles (HPMV) to carry greater volumes of freight mass along this section of highway.
Christchurch motorists are being warned to plan their trips and, where possible, avoid driving through the Central City during peak hours with the major infrastructure rebuild getting underway this year within the four avenues.