The NZ Transport Agency says ancillary works at the State Highway 3 Manawatu Gorge slip site are continuing to progress well, with rock bolting now completed and traffic flowing smoothly through the site.
More relief is at hand for Manawatū motorists. The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that State Highway 3 through the Manawatū Gorge is opening up to all traffic at all times, although some onsite restrictions will remain.
The NZ Transport Agency says the new road structures at the Manawatu Gorge are substantially complete, and work is entering its closing stages as the highway looks set to reopen to two lanes in the next month.
The NZ Transport Agency has today announced a multimillion dollar transport package to boost economic growth and safety throughout the Manawatu/Whanganui region, including nearly quarter of a billion dollars on the upkeep of the regional roading network.
The NZ Transport Agency says crews are close to laying down the new road surface on the rebuilt section of road at the Manawatu Gorge, and the countdown has begun for a two-phased reopening of the road in September.
The NZ Transport Agency says the Manawatu Gorge is on track to re-open in a little over a month, with crews continuing to work 24/7 and the rebuilding of the highway remaining well on track for an early September opening.