With traffic expected to be heavy over Labour Weekend, the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is advising motorists to plan ahead to avoid expected delays and allow additional travel time for their journeys where necessary.
The first of seven bridges to be completed as part of the Ngaruawahia section of the Waikato Expressway was opened to traffic today, following a blessing by local iwi. The Kainui Road overbridge is part of the realignment of Kainui Road. It is the first structure to be completed on this section of the Expressway.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) to re-use the old, one-way Kopu Bridge near Thames. NZTA Waikato/Bay of Plenty regional director, Harry Wilson, says the agency is seeking proposals to use or open up the structure for the public to enjoy, including submissions from commercial operators.
Traffic flows around the Waikato and Coromandel have been heavy over the first day of the Easter holiday break, however, overall there have been very few reports of congestion, says the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA).
With traffic expected to be heavy over Easter, the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is advising motorists to plan ahead to avoid expected delays and allow additional travel time for their journeys where necessary.
Key organisations and speakers from New Zealand and overseas will meet at a national seminar focusing on road incident management on New Zealand's state highway network. The seminar will be held in Rotorua on March 5 and 6.