The NZ Transport Agency today announced that Stage 2 of the Newmarket Connection: Viaduct Replacement Project is progressing well with the deconstruction (removal) of more than 72 percent of the old southbound viaduct.
Three separates incidents - two crashes on Auckland's Southern Motorway (State Highway 1) and a gas leak in Mt Roskill - are causing delays for drivers using both the Southern Motorway and the Southwestern Motorway (SH20) and the NZ Transport Agency says there will be delays during this afternoon's peak.
The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers using the Northern Gateway Toll Road that there is a restricted service operating for drivers choosing to use the manual payment kiosks at Puhoi, after the kiosks were damaged overnight.
The NZ Transport Agency advises that care is needed for all Auckland drivers this weekend as unusually high tides in the Manukau and Waitemata Harbours coincide with weather forecasts predicting heavy rain and strong winds.
The NZ Transport Agency will close the on and off ramps at the Silverdale BP Service Station, on Auckland's Northern Motorway (State Highway 1) for four hours on Sunday night (12 June) for water blasting work to improve the skid resistance of the highway.
Auckland's motorway network is getting an information makeover as the NZ Transport Agency's Auckland Motorway Alliance (AMA) progressively rolls out new signage along the city's state highways that is easier and safer for drivers to read.