The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) will test the operation of the warning signals and traffic barriers located at each end of the Johnstone's Hill Tunnels on the Northern Gateway Toll Road later this month.
Painting has started on the noise walls along sections of the NZ Transport Agency's SH18 Hobsonville Deviation and SH16 Brigham Creek Extension motorway project as completion of the of the new highway takes a step closer.
The NZ Transport Agency and its partners on the Victoria Park Tunnel project "pulled" Auckland's oldest pub - the Rob Roy Hotel - the first 1.8 metres of its 44 metre-long journey back to its original site at 9.05am today.
The NZ Transport Agency says the first stage of the operation to shift the Rob Roy Hotel - one of Auckland's oldest pubs - back to its original sight opposite Victoria Park west of the city's CBD has been completed successfully.
The 125-year-old Rob Roy Hotel in Freemans Bay will be moved back to its original location tomorrow, Tuesday, and Wednesday (12 and 13 April). The move will start at approximately 7.30 am and is expected to take at least two days. Work will finish at approximately 6pm each day.
The historic Rob Roy Hotel, being protected by the NZ Transport Agency as part of the Victoria Park Tunnel project in central Auckland, will be returned next Tuesday and Wednesday (12 and 13 April) to the exact spot it was built on 125 years ago. Only now, that spot is on the roof of the motorway tunnel.
Drivers can start using the Auckland's Victoria Park Tunnel in central Auckland this November, months earlier than planned as the NZ Transport Agency's $340m project to ease motorway congestion in the central city area heads towards an early finish.
The NZ Transport Agency will close a section of the southbound lanes on Auckland's Southwestern Motorway (State Highway 20) on Monday and Tuesday night (11 and 12 April) for work associated with improvements to the Walmsley Road interchange at Mangere Bridge.