Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is urging motorists to plan ahead, drive with care and be aware of existing construction sites on the state highway network, with summer road works well underway throughout Gisborne and the East Coast.
A special ceremony was held at Kaikōura’s South Bay today to mark the departure of the North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery (NCTIR) Alliance from the township exactly three years after State Highway 1 fully re-opened on 15 December, 2017.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is encouraging motorists in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty to do their part in keeping the roads safe this holiday season by planning ahead, driving sober, buckling up and slowing down.
Holidaymakers heading to the Far North for Christmas can make plans to go by the shortest route on State Highway 1 through the Mangamuka Gorge. The road will open to light vehicles for the first time in five months at Midday on Friday, 18 December.
Motorists travelling on their summer holidays in or out of Wellington are being urged to plan ahead, drive with care and be aware of existing construction sites on state highways throughout the region.
Construction is ramping up on the Petone to Melling section of the Te Ara Tupua Wellington to Hutt Valley walking and cycling link, with work to install the first of the project’s two underpasses planned during this year’s summer holidays.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is reminding motorists travelling on State Highway 2 between Athenree Gorge and Te Puna to plan ahead as there will be delays from Monday (14 December 2020) while road resurfacing works at various locations are underway.
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, 18 December 2020. Please note this traffic bulletin is updated every Friday.