Demolition work is due to start on two quake-prone buildings at 29 and 47 Wellington Road in Kilbirnie later this year as the owner, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, moves to protect people and properties.
Work on the Northern Pathway is gathering momentum with the shortlisting of two teams to prepare proposals for the detailed design and construction of the cross-harbour section of the walking and cycling path.
Travellers on State Highway 1 between Foxton and Levin will be driving over the new $70 million Whirokino Trestle and Manawatū River Bridge within days, when traffic will be directed from the old bridges to the new ones.
The first convoys including visitor buses into Milford Sound Piopiotahi since the torrential rain of just over a fortnight ago have gone smoothly today in misty conditions, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Milford Road Alliance Manager Kevin Thompson.
Early detection of possible brake maintenance issues in heavy vehicles is at the forefront of a Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency change to the vehicle inspection requirements manual (VIRM) for Certificate of Fitness (CoF) inspectors.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and Te Aitanga a Mahaki yesterday celebrated the unveiling of Hinetapuarau, a seven-metre-tall steel pou installed at the State Highway 2/Te Wera Road intersection just north of Matawai.