Hamilton's transport network has been given a multi-million dollar Christmas boost. The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) and Hamilton City Council are to spend $7.5 million to fund a detailed investigation into Hamilton's proposed Southern Links transport project.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising drivers that heavy holiday traffic will start building up on state highways leading out of Auckland from mid-morning on Thursday [24 December], and that they should plan their journeys outside the peaks to avoid delays.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) advises that a 50km/h speed restriction will remain on the Atiamuri Bridge, between Taupo and Tokoroa on State Highway 1, until the new replacement bridge is constructed.
As part of its comprehensive bridge maintenance schedule, the NZ Transport Agency is again carrying out annual resurfacing work on Auckland Harbour Bridge over the Christmas and New Year holiday period.