Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says changes being made to the rules for road markings will support street safety projects, by allowing roadway art to be used by local road controlling authorities (councils) on low-risk streets, similar to many projects seen overseas.
Work to install permanent rockfall protection is underway south of Kaikōura, with night closures starting mid-August to help minimise disruption to the majority of road users during the daytime and at weekends.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s Aspiring Highways team is about to begin several weeks of repairs on the Makarora River Bridge (SH6) Otago. An earlier period of maintenance and strengthening work occurred in March this year.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is urging New Zealanders to renew their temporarily extended Warrants of Fitness (WoFs), Certificates of Fitness (CoFs), driver licences and other documents by 10 October 2020 following a decision by Government this week on the expiry date for the temporarily extended documents.
A painstaking project to a preserve a piece of New Zealand’s history got underway yesterday, as the towering beehive kilns of acclaimed potter Mirek Smišek are moved to a new location, brick by enamel-coated brick.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises State Highway 25A is likely to remain closed for most of the day between Kopu and Hikuai while NZ Police conduct a scene investigation following a police incident on the road last night.