It may still feel like winter, a very mild one so far, but Aspiring Highways on behalf of the NZ Transport Agency has planning well underway for the spring and summer roadworks season.
This is an early reminder for drivers that from October works and highway crews are to be expected on various parts of the Central Otago highways. The works are required to maintain the road surfaces and to keep everyone safe. This work has to be done over the warmer months for the sealing to be effective and long-lasting.
"Aspiring Highways is aiming to complete the surfacing work closest to the busier town centres prior to the start of the busy Christmas holiday period," says Mark Stewart, Maintenance Contract Manager, NZ Transport Agency, Central Otago.
As the season gets closer, detailed information will be available on the locations and timing of sites that will affect road users on: