Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says the new design for a walking and cycling link over the Waitematā Harbour will be built as a continuous path at deck level with the Auckland Harbour Bridge, giving generations of users a seamless link between the city and the wider North Shore.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency confirms that a four-wheel drive route into Milford Sound Piopiotahi is now available for emergency services. Additionally, essential services convoys* for Milford Sound Piopiotahi businesses are planned to start this weekend.
A number of maintenance and construction projects are scheduled to get underway on state highways in the Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago district council areas from this week, says Mark Stewart, Maintenance Contract Manager, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises State Highway 2 will be closed between the Tauranga Eastern Link toll road / Paengaroa roundabout and Wilson Road from 7.00am to 7.00pm on Friday 14 February for urgent maintenance on the Paengaroa railway level crossing.
Good progress building a four-wheel drive, single lane route into Milford Sound Piopiotahi has been made in the past few days of sunshine, says Graeme Hall, System Manager, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says people on Southland and Otago roads and across the South Island need to be ready for a slower than usual journey today and into the week. A number of events are bringing people in and out of the two southern regions at the same time, on top of last week’s floods.
Work will begin next week to install rumble strips on the last few kilometres of State Highway 2 in Gisborne, as part of the Government’s Safety Boost Programme aimed at making rural state highways safer.
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, 14 February 2020. Please note this traffic bulletin is updated every Friday.
Motorists in Northland are advised of changes to the road layout on State Highway 1 at the Portland Road intersection, south of Whangarei. The changes will be made overnight Wednesday, January 12 as the intersection upgrade moves into a new phase.