The NZ Transport Agency has awarded the contract for the construction of the 13 km Peka Peka to Ōtaki section of the Kāpiti Expressway to Fletcher Construction, with work on the ground set to get under way in mid-2017.
The NZ Transport Agency says increasing public access in and out of Kaikoura via the inland road (route 70) is an urgent priority as crews continue working to restore the severe damage wrought by the November 14 earthquake.
Road users should be extra cautious and obey all road signs while the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge, Rotorua Half Marathon and annual Santa Parades take place across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty from this weekend.
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, 2 December 2016. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising drivers that a single lane closure will be in place along Curletts Road between Blenheim Road and Hilary Crescent, from from Monday (28 November) until Monday 11 December due to road works.