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  • Basin Reserve and Mount Victoria Tunnel improvements

    Work to build an additional Mount Victoria Tunnel and upgraded highway around the Basin Reserve has been identified by the Government as a Road of National Significance. We are undertaking scoping work to understand the best options to make State Highway 1 more efficient.

  • 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 to Peka Peka Expressway in 2017, works have been carried out to make that section of old State Highway 1 fit-for-purpose as a local road. The next step is to transfer ownership of the road from Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency to Kāpiti Coast District Council.

  • 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 Ōtaki to north of Levin highway project is the northernmost section of the Wellington Northern Corridor and will improve the safety and resilience of the transport network connecting Ōtaki and Levin, and the wider region.

  • 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.