Traffic management across New Zealand’s network of state highways and local roads is fundamental to keeping people safe on our roads. Our roads are used daily by vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians, and have many people working on them. Changes to the operation of these roads under temporary traffic management is a core activity on the network, providing safety and access to all road users and workers.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency (Waka Kotahi) is responsible for setting the requirements for the safe and efficient management and operation of temporary traffic management (TTM) on all roads in New Zealand. The Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management (CoPTTM) is best practice guideline for temporary traffic management in New Zealand.
The CoPTTM website is a comprehensive central hub that provides information relating to the application of the CoPTTM.
If you would like to know more about Waka Kotahi and what we are involved in, information is available through our Waka Kotahi website.
Read the latest news about our CoPTTM Review Programme which commenced in May 2020 and is expected to be complete in 2021. We received around 700 submissions which will be collated and analysed by a Technical Review group.
This note advises the various updates to the Code of Practice. It includes a new procedure for requesting approval for a new traffic control device and amendments to A7.9 Engineering exception decisions.
This note advises changes to signs (including stands and supports); high visibility garments; logos, names and trademarks; and delineation devices.