The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 6 April.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) welcomes this morning's announcement that Cabinet has approved a new planning and delivery framework to help improve the effectiveness of bus and ferry services in New Zealand.
As daylight saving ends this weekend, the NZ Transport Agency is thanking Auckland's drivers and communities for their patience and support during its busy and successful summer season of motorway improvements across the city.
The NZ Transport Agency says the temporary diversion route through the Waioeka Gorge near Gisborne opened at 9am this morning (Thursday 29 March) and traffic is flowing gradually through the specially created one-lane road.
The NZ Transport Agency will open its Northern Gateway Toll Road call centre on Good Friday (6 April) and again on Easter Monday (9 April) to provide an extended holiday service for those people wanting to pay tolls by telephone.
The NZ Transport Agency says it is endeavouring to open a temporary diversion route through the Waioeka Gorge near Gisborne tomorrow morning (Thursday 29 March), provided that no significant slip movement has occurred overnight.
The NZ Transport Agency says construction on a key Christchurch Motorways project will get underway this week, with site preparations commencing on the four-laning of State Highway 1 (SH1) Carmen and Masham Roads between Yaldhurst to Waterloo Roads.
The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers that the westbound lanes between Te Atatu Road off ramp and Lincoln Road on the Northwestern Motorway (SH16) will be closed during the evenings of 27 - 29 March.
The third lane of the Victoria Park Tunnel on State Highway 1 in central Auckland will be opened by the NZ Transport Agency early tomorrow morning (Monday 26 March) after a final round of work overnight to paint new lane markings on the motorway.
The NZ Transport Agency is welcoming the Wellington City Council's decision to work closely with the Agency on the proposed inner city transport improvements through the establishment of a Councillor Advisory Group.