Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says no further progress has been made since the previous weekly report in completing the required safety and quality assurance tests needed for Transmission Gully to open to traffic.
As New Zealand adjusts to living under the red traffic light settings, road contractors remain committed to achieving significant maintenance programmes across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty state highway network.
With lots of people looking to take advantage of the fine weather forecast for Waikato and Bay of Plenty this Auckland Anniversary weekend, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is asking those hitting the road this holiday weekend to plan ahead and keep a cool head, for a safe, enjoyable journey.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has undertaken a review of speed limits along State Highway 30 (SH30) between Tikitere and Whakatāne in an effort to save lives and prevent serious injuries from crashes along this high-risk road.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is continuing to work with the Transmission Gully contractor Wellington Gateway Partnership (WGP) and their subcontractors, CPB HEB Joint Venture and Ventia, to support getting the new motorway open to the public as quickly as possible.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency urges drivers to be aware of potentially hazardous ‘summer ice’ on South Island roads currently. Like the better-known black ice of freezing winter days, summer ice is often invisible to drivers but is just as slippery and hazardous.
Waka Kotahi is asking for public feedback from next Monday (17 January) about a proposal to toll Penlink, the new transport connection in north Auckland being built to support people living and working in Silverdale, Whangaparāoa and the Hibiscus Coast.
The holidays are here, but we know that many of our friends in the nation’s newsrooms will still be at work, so the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency media team will be on call to help during the 2021/22 Christmas/New Year break.