The Wellington region is one step closer to reaping the economic, safety and journey time benefits of the Petone to Grenada Link Road, with the NZ Transport Agency today confirming the preferred route.
Drivers using State Highway 1 between Arowhenua and Seadown (between Temuka and Timaru) should build in a little extra time from this week, 17 November to 11 December and again early in the New Year, after the holiday period.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising New Plymouth travellers that one lane of southbound traffic will be diverted onto the new Waiwhakaiho Bridge as construction continues on the Vickers to City project.
Motorists travelling on the Auckland Harbour Bridge and some nearby sections of the city’s motorway network will experience changes this Sunday morning (15 November) for the annual “Bike the Bridge” event.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists to be aware of changes underway soon on State Highway 1 between Raumati and Mackays Crossing as preparatory work begins on the Raumati Straights section of the Mackays to Peka Peka Expressway.
Major repairs on the HouHou bridge, north of Hokitika, will begin next week, 16 November and take until Monday, 21 December. Scaffolding may be erected by the end of this week (ie by 13 November) and preliminary work can start next week.
The NZ Transport Agency is showing its commitment to helping improve workplace health and safety through the creation of a new scholarship scheme for those working in the roading construction industry.
The NZ Transport Agency will start work on Monday, 16 November, repairing running boards on the Rakaia Gorge Bridge, inspecting the bridge’s steel truss support from the bridge deck and installing new kerbs on the bridge.