It may seem strange to build a shiny new rail tunnel and then bury it. But that's all part of the plan to keep motorists safe as part of the State Highway 1 Dashwood Overbridge Realignment safety improvements.
The opening hours of State Highway 6 through the Diana Falls slip site will change this Monday (May 12) with reduced daylight hours and pre-winter conditions no longer making the existing opening hours of 8am to 6pm safe for road users and contractors.
The NZ Transport Agency is encouraging people planning to use the Northern Gateway Toll Road this weekend to buy their trips in advance, or to pay within five days of using the road to avoid unnecessary penalties.
As the next stage of work to improve State Highway 1 in Whangarei gets underway, drivers using the intersection of Selwyn Avenue and Western Hills Drive (SH1) are advised of significant changes being put in place from next Saturday (10 May).
Tunnelling on New Zealand’s largest roading project – the NZ Transport Agency’s Waterview Connection in Auckland – will stop for two to three weeks on Monday (5 May) for essential maintenance work on Alice, the project’s huge tunnel boring machine (TBM).
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