Projects

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  • Connecting Peka Peka

    This project investigated connections to and from the Kāpiti Expressway in the area between Peka Peka and Ōtaki River.

  • Hawkestone Street improvements

    The NZ Transport Agency and Wellington City Council are making changes to the Hawkestone Street intersection so it’s efficient and safe for all road users, commuters and pedestrians.

  • Horowhenua safe speeds

    We have been reviewing speed limits on the existing SH1 and SH57 as part of our work to make travel in the Ōtaki to north of Levin corridor safer and more resilient.

  • Mackays to Peka Peka corridor improvements

    Following the opening of the Mackays Crossing to Peka Peka Expressway in 2017, we carried out works to make the section of old SH1 fit-for-purpose as a local road. After the completion of those works, ownership of that section of road was transferred to Kāpiti Coast District Council in April 2024.

  • Melling transport improvements

    Transport improvements at Melling will provide for a safer, more resilient and accessible transport system in Lower Hutt.

  • Ōtaki to Levin speed review

    Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is seeking public input into proposals to set permanent new speed limits on State Highway 1 between Ōtaki and Levin.

  • Ōtaki to north of Levin (O2NL)

    A programme of works to improve safety and resilience of the Ōtaki to north of Levin transport corridor as well as planning to increase transport choice for the area’s growing population.

  • Ōtaki to north of Levin new highway

    The new Ōtaki to north of Levin highway will improve safety, reliability and efficiency for those moving around or through the Horowhenua District and lower North Island. The Crown-funded highway project is one of the original Roads of National Significance.

  • Peka Peka to Ōtaki corridor improvements

    Now the Peka Peka to Ōtaki Expressway is open, the status of old SH1 as a state highway will be removed and responsibility for it transferred from Waka Kotahi to Kāpiti Coast District Council. As the road will officially become a local road, works are required to ensure it’s fit-for-purpose.

  • Peka Peka to Ōtaki Expressway

    The Peka Peka to Ōtaki Expressway, opened in December 2022, has reduced congestion and improved travel time reliability for people and freight in the area. The expressway bypasses Ōtaki township and is part of the Kāpiti Expressway, connecting to the Mackay’s to Peka Peka section further south.