Big changes affecting all drivers using Wellesley Street East in central Auckland are planned from next Monday (24 March) for necessary work linked to the NZ Transport Agency’s Grafton Gully cycleway project.
Emergency road surfacing repairs will partially close the lane heading towards the Ellerslie-Panmure northbound on-ramp between Great South Road and the Ellerslie-Panmure roundabout to Auckland's Southern Motorway (State Highway 1).
As the upgrade of the State Highway 1/14/Maunu Road intersection in Whangarei nears completion, the NZ Transport Agency is shifting focus to the next stage of the city’s highway improvements - upgrading SH1 through Selwyn Avenue.
The NZ Transport Agency says a significant closure of the Motu Bridge between Gisborne and Opotiki on State Highway 2 early next month has been avoided thanks to a system that will enable them to undertake strengthening and maintenance work on the one lane bridge, while keeping it open to traffic.
Motorists are advised that there will be a significant road layout change taking place at the Tara Road and Domain Road intersection, Papamoa this weekend, as part of on-going construction of the NZ Transport Agency’s Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) project.
The NZ Transport Agency says road resurfacing work will start Tuesday (18 March 2014) and continue for approximately a week through the Athenree Gorge between Old Tauranga Road and Athenree Road on State Highway 2.
Driving conditions this weekend will be difficult as the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Lusi sweep across the upper and central North Island, and the NZ Transport Agency advises people to travel with care.
Construction of the new 16km Cambridge bypass - the fourth of the remaining five sections of the Waikato Expressway - has kicked into high gear with major earthworks and bridge construction getting underway, says the NZ Transport Agency.