The summer construction season for road maintenance on Southland state highways is well underway and will continue until late March 2021, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. The programme includes road reconstructions and resurfacing.
The new Christchurch Northern Corridor motorway and shared path will be open to drivers (on the motorway) and cyclists and walkers (on the shared path) on Thursday 17 December from early afternoon - around 1 pm.
Work has started on a $25m safety upgrade of Southland’s Homer Tunnel on SH94 providing a welcome economic boost for the Te Anau and Milford Sound Piopiotahi communities, says Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.
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 crews will be working at the Pelorus Bridge, on SH6, between Nelson and Havelock, for three nights next week: Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 December and again on Sunday night, 13 December.
People who drive at night between the West Coast and Canterbury on SH73, the Arthur’s Pass route, may face delays between Jacksons and Kumara from Sunday night, 6 December, until Saturday night, 12 December.