The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that the Manawatū Gorge will be closed from 9am on Monday 11 July to allow the recovery of a truck that went off the road and into the river on Friday 8 July.
Contractors began installing a new gas pipeline and fibre cable under Queenstown’s Shotover River bridge this week, affecting traffic movements from night to early morning – 8.00 pm to 6.30 am weekdays. The work may take until Friday 29 July.
A joint NZ Transport Agency, KiwiRail and TrackSAFE NZ campaign targeted at improving driver awareness at railway level crossings has been installed in the Rangitikei district today. The ‘Expect a train’ campaign aims to get local drivers off ‘autopilot’ mode when crossing rural railway tracks.
The NZ Transport Agency is reassuring motorists that engineers are closely monitoring two cracks which have appeared on a section of State Highway 5 (SH5) in Tumunui, south of Rotorua, and the road remains safe for travel.
NZ Transport Agency contractors are out in force in the Bay of Plenty this month, working to make the highways safer and progress major projects such as the Te Puna roundabout and Tauranga’s Maungatapu underpass upgrade.