Safer journeys are within sight at a high risk intersection on State highway 1, with the NZ Transport Agency beginning work tomorrow to replace the intersection of Otaihanga Rd near Southward Car Museum with a large two lane roundabout.
Following a meeting last week with the Road Transport Association, the New Zealand Transport Agency and Environment Southland are rethinking their approach to stock truck effluent disposal in Southland.
The NZ Transport Agency says the replacement of a flood damaged culvert that closed a section of State highway 1 near Waipahi in South Otago earlier this month, should be repaired by this Thursday (18 July).
The NZ Transport Agency says the workers are progressing well with clearing snow from the road on State Highway 1 (the Desert Road) between Rangipo and Waiouru which was closed on Wednesday night and is expected to reopen midday today.
The NZ Transport Agency says State Highway 1 (the Desert Road) between Rangipo and Waiouru is now open with clearing taking longer due to the sheer volume of snow and the challenges of clearing around narrow and restricted sections of the highway.
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 19 July.
What have Kiri Te Kanawa, New Zealand suffragette Kate Sheppard, the late Maori queen, Greek goddesses and Tinkerbell from Peter Pan got in common? The answer is that they are all among the names suggested by Auckland children in the naming competition for the huge machine that will dig the city’s Waterview motorway tunnels.