Construction of the Tauranga Eastern Link road of national significance will start up to 10 years earlier than previously possible following the Government's approval for the route to be tolled, the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) confirmed today.
Moves towards national integrated public transport ticketing have taken a big step forward with the development of a key agreement between the New Zealand Transport Agency and ticketing system providers.
The NZ Transport Agency and its project partners are completing final preparations so that the first southbound lanes on the duplicate Mangere Harbour Bridge on the Southwestern Motorway [State Highway 20] can be opened to traffic early tomorrow morning [Tuesday, 27 July].
An information centre is about to open to give road users and residents ready access to the latest updates on the MacKays to Peka Peka Expressway project. The project is part of the Wellington Northern Corridor road of national significance which runs from Levin to Wellington Airport.
Construction of the Victoria Park motorway tunnel in central Auckland is reaching a critical stage, and the NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that the Wellington Street on-ramp will be closed for approximately three months so that supporting walls for the southern approach to the tunnel can be built.