Over $3 billion worth of NZ Upgrade Programme projects are moving forward, with five major projects in Auckland, Wellington and Tauranga each a step closer to construction this week, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will be able to offer more services to keep New Zealanders moving safely when New Zealand moves to Alert Level 2 from 11.59pm tonight, General Manager Regulatory Services Kane Patena says.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will be hitting the ‘pause’ button for daytime roadworks on some of the country’s busiest highways in an effort to ease congestion and delays for drivers when New Zealand moves in to Alert Level 2 tomorrow.
Work is back underway on most state highway projects around the country as construction crews adjust to new health and safety protocols, and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says it is inevitable that completion dates for many projects will be affected by the unprecedented impact of Covid-19.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has taken steps to encourage the removal of more impounded vehicles from the side of State Highways in a move that will make New Zealand’s roads safer and improve the national vehicle fleet in the process.
With reports of ‘phishing scam’ emails targeting vehicle owners continuing to circulate in New Zealand, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has published some easy-to-follow tips on our website to help people avoid falling victim to scammers.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says legislative changes to driver licensing and vehicle certification requirements coming into effect tomorrow (10 April) will help drivers and vehicle owners safely navigate through the COVID-19 lockdown period and beyond.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will make advance payments available to roading contractors so that the industry will be ready to hit the ground running to deliver vital projects and help get New Zealand moving when the country moves out of the current Level 4 Covid-19 Alert lock down.