Aspiring Highways, on behalf of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, is part way through their summer reseal programme. After completing sections of SH85 (Alexandra to Kyeburn) and parts of SH6 near Luggate and Albert Town, the reseal team is now moving south.
A recent police focus on driver behaviour around state highway roadworks sites in Coastal Otago, north of Dunedin, has resulted in a large number of drivers being stopped and educated on the need to take more care driving through these sites, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.
New traffic lights, cyclist and pedestrian facilities and a new link road and roundabout are among changes being proposed in West Melton, as Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency looks to make it safer and easier for people to get around the busy village.
Tākaka Hill Road, SH60, will be closed for five nights from this Sunday night to all traffic between Riwaka and Upper Tākaka for road resurfacing and other essential road maintenance works, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is keen to hear what people think about an initiative to improve safety on a short section of SH1 near Stirling Point in Bluff. The proposal is to use no stopping yellow lines on one side of the road to make the entrance to the main carpark safer for all vehicles.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has confirmed that new permanent speed limits and variable speed limits for school zones will be introduced on State Highway 6 between Blenheim and Nelson from Friday, 18 December 2020.
The collective efforts of Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, KiwiRail, the North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery (NCTIR) alliance and Te Rūnanga o Kaikōura to restore and improve Kaikōura’s transport networks following the devastating November 2016 earthquake have been recognised at the Public Services Commission Spirit of Service Awards.