NZ Transport Agency has re-opened State Highway 6 Rocks Road and thanked the Nelson community for its support and patience while the NZTA and its contractors worked to repair the highway after last week's storms.
The NZ Transport Agency continues to make excellent progress benching the Manawatu Gorge slip. Crews are working at both the top and bottom of the site, the first bench is finished and a second one is underway. And despite even more rain this week, 12,000 cubic meters of debris has been cleared from the bottom of the slip.
The Tatuanui Roundabout at the intersection of SH26/27 is up and running in time for the Christmas break - a month ahead of schedule. The four-leg roundabout between Morrinsville and Te Aroha has taken around six months to build.
While Auckland commuters plan their summer escape, the NZ Transport Agency is reminding them to allow more time for their journey and to take extra care as it tackles three significant motorway works over the Christmas holidays.
The drive south on State Highway 1 from Auckland's North Shore will change for good in early January when the NZ Transport Agency opens the flyover across Victoria Park in a new southbound-only layout.
NZ Transport Agency crews are working at full tilt to reopen SH6 Rocks Road and SH60 at Bird's Hill as soon as it is safe to do so, as cleanup and repair operations continue on the highways throughout the upper South Island.