Result in the updated KiwiRAP New Zealand road risk-ratings launched today show an improving road safety picture over the last five years on state highways in Canterbury, the West Coast, Tasman and the Nelson/ Marlborough region.
Regional results in the updated KiwiRAP New Zealand road risk-ratings launched nationally today show road safety has improved significantly on a number of Waikato and Bay of Plenty state highways. The new figures cover Waikato and Bay of Plenty’s combined rural state highway network of approximately 2,442 kilometres.
The NZ Transport Agency has successfully prosecuted an Auckland driver who repeatedly refused to pay tolls when using the Northern Gateway Toll Road - the first prosecution of its kind since the road opened almost four years ago.
The NZ Transport Agency is welcoming the Government's decision to allow the agency to undertake a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) to finance, build and operate the Transmission Gully portion of the Wellington Northern Corridor.
Associate Minister of Transport Simon Bridges has announced amendments to the 2007 Vehicle Exhaust Emissions Rule that will ensure New Zealand's new vehicles meet the world's best exhaust emissions standards.
The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers that lanes 1 and 2 on the Auckland Harbour Bridge, State Highway 1 (SH1), and the Curran St on-ramp, northbound, will be closed tonight (20 November) for urgent repair work.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is confident night shooting being carried out over the next few weeks will reduce the estimated 400 feral pigeons damaging the State highway 8 Alexandra Bridge in Central Otago.
This week, the NZ Transport Agency will be sharing with the public further details of its proposal to improve travel around the Basin Reserve by providing a new bridge and dedicated walking and cycling facilities.
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 23 November.
The NZ Transport Agency advises drivers that a section of Auckland's Southern Motorway (State Highway 1), northbound from East Tamaki to Highbrook, will be closed very early this Monday morning (19 November) for repairs to a damaged bridge sign.