In another step towards the start of construction, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has awarded a contract for professional services on the Penlink project to build a connection from the Northern Motorway (SH1) to the Whangaparāoa Peninsula.
Holidaymakers heading to the Far North for Christmas can make plans to go by the shortest route on State Highway 1 through the Mangamuka Gorge. The road will open to light vehicles for the first time in five months at Midday on Friday, 18 December.
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, 18 December 2020. Please note this traffic bulletin is updated every Friday.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and Police are urging motorists to take extra care with a significant increase in heavy vehicle traffic on State Highway 1 between Auckland and Whangārei over the next week, starting Friday, 11 December 2020.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that the right hand lane in both directions on the Northern Motorway (SH1) between Greville Road and Upper Harbour Highway will remain closed for the rest of the day.