Construction to improve the Lincoln Road interchange on Auckland's Northwestern motorway [State highway 16] officially started today with the Government's representative, the Minister of Police, Hon. Judith Collins, ceremonially turning the first sod on the $100m project.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising drivers that there will be a full night-time closure of State Highway 1 in central Auckland on Monday [1 November] so that a gantry to support a motorway sign can be lifted into place.
The NZ Transport Agency will stop work on most State Highway projects in the Auckland and Northland regions from midday on Friday [October 23] to help provide drivers with a smoother journey to their Labour Weekend holiday destinations.
The NZ Transport Agency is planning changes to Wiri Station Road in Manukau from Labour Weekend, to improve connections in the area as part of work to complete the new connection between the Southern (SH1) and Southwestern (SH20) Motorways.
The NZ Transport Agency is responding to drivers concerns about motorway congestion at Manukau in south Auckland and introducing new traffic control measures until work to connect the Southern Motorway (State Highway 1) with the Southwestern Motorway (SH20) is completed in late November.
The NZ Transport Agency says the substantial fines imposed on two Auckland taxi drivers for abusing safety laws restricting the hours they can work by will serve as a reminder to the industry that the agency is committed to ensuring public safety and will not hesitate to prosecute drivers or operators where violations of transport law are detected.
Motorists are being advised by the NZ Transport Agency to avoid Roscommon Road in Manukau city when schools reopen on Monday [11October] and plan alternative routes to get their children to school in time for the start of the new term.
The NZ Transport Agency has welcomed the conviction and fines imposed on the director of three Auckland taxi companies who allowed some of his drivers to operate taxis without the correct passenger service licence.
Drivers are being advised by the NZ Transport Agency that there will be changes to the layout of Taupaki Road later this month as part of the safety upgrade of the intersection of SH16 and Taupaki and Old North Roads near Kumeu, west Auckland.
The striking Clarks Lane bridge spanning the NZ Transport Agency's Upper Harbour Motorway project in Auckland's west was officially opened today, combining modern day access for cyclists and walkers across the highway with an artistic glimpse into the region's past.