State Highway 30 (SH30) Ruato Bay will be closed overnight for three consecutive nights so investigations can be carried out to determine an effective solution to stabilise the cliff face which caused a large slip last year and reduced a section of this road to one lane.
Thousands of keen Kiwis cyclists are expected to participate in a series of events around the country during February as part of Bike Wise Month, New Zealand's annual cycling celebration that encourages more Kiwis to get on their bikes.
The new Buckle Street diversion road opens tomorrow morning Friday 25 January, with new routes for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers as the Memorial Park Alliance moves towards construction of the new underpass.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) says protecting competitors from possible rockfalls is behind its decision to exclude the Homer Tunnel section of State Highway 94 from this Saturday's (26 January) Milford Sound to Te Anau cycle race.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) says work will start tomorrow (24 January) weather permitting, on the installation of a temporary portal extension at the Homer Tunnel on State Highway 94, as part of the agency’s efforts to improve safety for road users at a rock fall site in an area high above the western entrance of the tunnel.
Predicted fine weather and the final long weekend of summer will contribute to heavy traffic volumes on Auckland's motorways this weekend, and the NZ Transport Agency is urging drivers to plan their journeys now to avoid possible delays.
The NZTA says the last major job on the new 1.4 kilometre State Highway 1 four-lane Caversham by-pass in Dunedin involving applying the final surfacing of the highway should be completed by the end of this week.
The NZ Transport Agency reminds drivers to plan their journeys this Sunday (20 January) because sections of the Auckland Harbour Bridge and Northern Motorway (State Highway 1) will be closed as part of the course for an international Ironman event.