Transport Minister Steven Joyce has announced increases in Road User Charges (RUC) that will take effect as scheduled from 1 October alongside the previously announced increased in fuel excise duty (FED) of 3 cents per litre.
Motorists are being reminded by the NZ Transport Agency that the Wellington Street motorway on-ramp will close next Monday, 23 August, for three months until the end of November for necessary work on the Victoria Park Tunnel project.
An historic Auckland landmark is ready for its historic move: the 124-year-old Rob Roy Hotel - also known as the Birdcage - will move on Tuesday 31 August so that it is out of the way of construction of the Victoria Park Tunnel.
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 8pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday 27 August.
The NZ Transport Agency is holding a community open day on Saturday 28 August to preview the new SH20-1 Manukau Extension motorway, as part of the Western Ring Route. The public are invited to walk or cycle the new motorway before it is opened to traffic.
Cyclists using Hobsonville Road and the Upper Harbour Bridge will notice changes to their daily route from Friday 20 August, as part of the NZ Transport Agency's SH18 Hobsonville Deviation motorway project.
A new roundabout at the intersection of Clutha Street, Killarney Street and Centennial Avenue is one of the key features of a $1.4M NZ Transport Agency upgrade to improve Centennial Avenue (State Highway 8) in Alexandra.
For the first time in New Zealand actors will be performing a live on-stage safe driving advertisement to raise awareness about the risks of driver fatigue, as part of the NZ Transport Agency road safety campaign.
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 8pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday 20 August.