The NZ Transport Agency says $313 million in funding being re-allocated from the rapid transit activity class in the 2018–21 National Land Transport Programme (NLTP) will be used to progress a range of state highway improvements, as well as for public transport, walking and cycling, road policing, and local road improvements.
With spring bringing warmer weather, alongside comes the beginning of renewal works on Southland state highways by Highways South, for the NZ Transport Agency. These works include road reconstructions involving several layers of roading material and resealing and will take place until autumn 2020.
Work is getting underway next week to complete installation of rumble strips on four sections of state highway in Manawatū-Whanganui – part of the NZ Transport Agency’s Safety Boost Programme for making rural state highways safer.
The 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 27 September 2019. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
The Melling transport improvements project will be jointly consented as part of the RiverLink partnership between the NZ Transport Agency, Greater Wellington Regional Council and Hutt City Council, Transport Agency Director of Regional Relationships Emma Speight announced today.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising that State Highway 35 Customhouse Street will be down to one lane on Tuesday 24 September from 7am to 5pm, while work is underway to repair the road at the railway crossing.
The NZ Transport Agency is inviting the community to a public information session on Tuesday 24 September to see and hear about concept plans for safety improvements on State Highway 2 running through Pakipaki township.