Motor vehicle traders and industry associations are showing great support for vehicle safety rating labels which aim to help car buyers make potentially life-saving choices when purchasing their next vehicle.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is continuing to monitor progress on Transmission Gully as the contractor, Wellington Gateway Partnership (WGP), and their sub-contractor, CPB HEB Joint Venture, work to complete construction of the motorway and meet the required safety, quality and environmental tests.
Waka Kotahi advises that the planned work to repair the State Highway 25 Hikuai River bridge, south of Tairua, has been completed ahead of schedule and no further overnight closures are required this week.
Tararua residents and visitors can now ‘drive the highway’ from the comfort of the Woodville Community Library. Te Ahu a Turanga: Manawatū Tararua Highway project has installed a driving simulator at the library in Woodville on Vogel Street to enable people to experience what the new highway will be like.
Safe Limits, a new road safety advertising campaign, aims to increase public awareness and understanding of how setting safe speed limits plays an important part in keeping everyone safe – no matter how they travel.
Motueka is getting an early Christmas present with its first ever set of traffic and pedestrian signals lighting up on 2 December: the first step in making High St safer for everyone, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises chipsealing works will continue on the Eastern Bay of Plenty network next week on State Highway 30 in the Rotorua District and tree maintenance works will also take place on State Highway 2 in Pikowai, in the Whakatāne district.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is asking motorists to plan ahead and expect considerable delays for the upcoming repair and sealing works at the Rotorua to Hamilton slip lane at the State Highway 5/State Highway 36 roundabout in Ngongotahā next week.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 3 December 2021. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.