There will be a new and safer layout for westbound drivers leaving Auckland’s Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) to join Great North Road at Waterview from next Monday (4 April) when an extended exit lane is opened.
Traffic will be heavy on highways out of Christchurch this Easter as people head off for the four-day break. The NZ Transport Agency is asking drivers to plan ahead to avoid delays and enjoy a safe trip.
NZ Transport Agency crews in South Westland have now had a chance to inspect highway structures in daylight since the Waiho River burst its banks overnight, leading to evacuations of hotels and motels north of the town.
NZ Transport Agency crews worked through the night monitoring State Highway 6 down the West Coast and through Franz Josef township, as the area was hit by torrential rain. Around 138mm fell between 11 pm and 3 am.
Three potential approaches to improving Nelson’s arterial transport network are up for discussion as part of the NZ Transport Agency’s public engagement on the Nelson Southern Link Investigation (NSLI).