Road freight owners and operators will get a chance to talk heavy vehicle safety and compliance next Thursday, Friday and Saturday (March 7, 8 and 9) when they visit the NZ Transport Agency's (NZTA) stand at the Transport and Heavy Equipment Expo, Mystery Creek, Hamilton.
Changes announced in January to New Zealand's decades-old vehicle warrant of fitness (WoF) system will be introduced during the first half of 2014, reports the NZ Transport Agency's (NZTA) group manager of Access and Use, Celia Patrick.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) will carry out $1.1 million dollars worth of rock stabilising work from 11 March, to further improve road user safety at the Nevis Bluff on State Highway 6 about midway between Cromwell and Queenstown.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) says a safety audit has cleared the just completed temporary portal extension at the western entrace to the Homer Tunnel, allowing full time operation of State Highway 94 to Milford Sound from tonight.
The Lower Waitaki Valley communities of Kurow and Hakataramea are being invited to celebrate the construction of two new bridges on State Highway 82 over the Waitaki River by attending next month’s sod turning.