The highways north of Wellington are likely to be busy over Queen's Birthday Weekend, so the NZ Transport Agency is asking motorists to think about their travel plans before setting out to make sure they're safe and well prepared.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) says a $1.1M rock stabilisation job that started on the Nevis Bluff on State Highway 6 about midway between Cromwell and Queenstown in March, should be finished in about two weeks.
There will be changes to driving conditions on some state highways in Auckland and Northland during Queen's Birthday Weekend, and the NZ Transport Agency says people should be aware of speed restrictions or detours at those locations for a safe journey.
China's continued economic strength and the accelerating number of Chinese tourists visiting New Zealand is prompting an NZ Transport Agency safety campaign directed at tourism companies specialising in holidaymakers from the Asian nation.
Protecting drivers from crashes and delays on Auckland’s motorway network is the aim of a "good manners" safety campaign starting this week, which is led by the NZ Transport Agency’s Auckland Motorway Alliance.
Motorists travelling along State Highway 1 to the west of Christchurch are enjoying better travel times with this week’s completion – on schedule and on budget – of the first section of the Western Corridor upgrade.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is planning the next stage of improvements to State Highway 1 (SH1) in Whangarei after the successful completion of the upgrade at the intersection of Central Avenue/SH1 (Western Hills Drive).
The Prime Minister, John Key, today turned the first spade of soil marking the official start of work on the NZ Transport Agency’s $220m upgrade of the Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) causeway in west Auckland.
All lanes on the Newmarket Viaduct on Auckland’s Southern Motorway (State Highway 1) have re-opened but the NZ Transport Agency’s says congestion on the motorway is still heavy and drivers face delays.
Strong winds, heavy rain and higher than normal tides are forecast for Auckland during the weekend and the NZ Transport Agency says drivers should take care on sections of the motorway network close to the Waitemata Harbour.