Safety barriers down the middle of the road to stop head-on crashes, rumble strips to give drivers a wake-up call, and intersection improvements are among possible changes to a high-risk stretch of State Highway 1 between the Selwyn River and Ashburton in Mid-Canterbury.
Gladstone Road Bridge will be reduced to one lane with stop/go controllers on Thursday 1 November. The historic bridge is currently being widened to create a shared walking and cycling path, as part of Gisborne’s Urban Cycleways Programme, aimed at getting more locals on their bikes.
The NZ Transport Agency’s commitment to best practice engagement has been recognised on the global stage, with the Northern Corridor Improvements (NCI) project winning the IAP2 International Project of the Year at the International Core Values Awards.
The NZ Transport Agency has released plans for the Whāngārei to Te Hana transport corridor to improve safety and resilience in the short and medium term as well as planning now for future population growth
People are being encouraged to provide feedback on a proposal to install no stopping lines and bus stops on Queenstown’s Stanley Street (part of State Highway 6A) between Coronation Drive and Shotover Street.
The first of 3400 stone columns, which would reach from the project site to Waihi Beach if they were laid out end to end, are being installed on the Baypark to Bayfair Link project. The columns will improve the ground conditions throughout the site so it can eventually take the weight of the two flyovers.
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that State Highway 1 at Oakleigh, south of Whangarei, will be closed at night or reduced to one lane to allow road repairs and re-sealing, starting Sunday 28 October.