It’s ‘full beam ahead’ on the new two-lane Beaumont Bridge on SH8 in the Clutha District on SH8, with the placement earlier this week of the last of 36 steel beams for the project by Waka Kotahi contractors.
Please choose routes that avoid driving through Hamilton city’s State Highway 1C (SH1C) intersection at Cobham Drive and Cambridge Road if you can. That’s the message from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, as the project to improve the busy Hillcrest intersection has run into an unexpected delay.
With Waitangi weekend a week away, South Island drivers heading towards Otago and Southland might see groups of motorcyclists heading in the same direction for the Burt Munro Challenge (Wednesday to Sunday, 8-12 February).
With forecast wet weather and heavier traffic than usual on state highways in and out of Auckland, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is urging motorists to think before they leave the big smoke this long weekend.
Investigations are continuing in an effort to understand the extent of the cracks that appeared on State Highway 25A (SH25A) last week. The results of geotechnical monitoring and investigations will help inform decision-making for the future repair of the road.