As time marches on towards October, a greater number of road renewal crews are setting out on their quest to complete the significant programme to be completed across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty region this summer.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 22 September 2023.
Waka Kotahi is advising people to take extreme care and consider delaying their journey through exposed inland areas of South Canterbury today and this week, especially if they are driving high-sided vehicles like campervans, towing a boat or caravan or riding motorbikes.
The intersection of State Highway 3 and Raynes Road has been made safer for all road users by the installation of an Intersection Speed Zone. This will be in place until longer-term safety improvements, including a roundabout, raised safety platform and improved cycling facilities are built.
Completion of a cycling improvements project on part of the Southwestern Cycleway closes a gap in the Auckland cycling network, offers a more affordable and sustainable transport option, and helps make things safer for those using the route.