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  • Peka Peka to Ōtaki Expressway application to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)

    The NZ Transport Agency has lodged resource consent applications and a notice of requirement for a designation (NoR) in relation to a future section of State Highway 1 (SH1), formed to an expressway standard, from Peka Peka to North Ōtaki (the Expressway).

  • Petone to Grenada Link Road

    The Petone to Grenada Link Road Project was re-evaluated in 2018. As a result, the project will be redesigned to focus on improving resilience, safety and transport choice for east-west journeys between Porirua/northern Wellington and the Hutt Valley.

  • Renumbering Wellington SH1 and SH59

    When Transmission Gully opens it will become State Highway 1 (SH1). The former SH1 between Linden and Mackays Crossing will be renumbered State Highway 59 (SH59) in advance of Transmission Gully opening.

  • SH1 Kāpiti Expressway speed limit review

    We’re proposing a new speed limit on the Kāpiti Expressway, from north of the Poplar Avenue interchange to south of the Ōtaki northern interchange.

  • SH1 Second Mt Victoria Tunnel and Basin Reserve upgrade

    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.

  • SH2 Hutt Valley and Remutaka

    We want everyone who uses our roads to get home safely. To prevent people from being killed or seriously injured on our roads, we want to make SH2 between the Hutt Valley and Featherston safer. We are making physical safety improvements in this area and preparing to put safer speed limits in place.

  • SH2 Remutaka Hill road night closures

    State Highway 2 over the Remutaka Hill road closes for its annual maintenance and slip prevention work on various nights between January and June 2024. The schedule is available on this page. The highway may have to close at other times for emergency works, weather or accidents.

  • SH57 safety improvements

    Safety improvements on State Highway 57 (SH57) from the SH1 intersection to Heatherlea East Road include a new roundabout at the Queen St/SH57 intersection, edge barriers, and wider centrelines. Plus, a review of the speed limits on SH57 from SH1 to Shannon.

  • SH58 safety improvements

    State Highway 58 runs between SH2 in the Hutt Valley and the Transmission Gully Interchange in Pauatahanui. This Crown-funded project is a Road of Regional Significance and aims to improve safety and reliability of the route.

  • SH59/SH58 connected communities

    Traffic volumes on State Highway 59 and State Highway 58 between Paremata and Pāuatahanui have changed since Transmission Gully Motorway - Te Aranui o Te Rangihaeata opened. Waka Kotahi is looking at the function of these roads and what each corridor could look like in future.