A community calling for improvements to a high-risk intersection, can now have its say on Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s proposal to construct a roundabout where State Highway 23 and State Highway 39 meet in Whatawhata.
The Coromandel region has not escaped the recent wet weather that has lashed the country, and in the lead-up to Beach Hop contractors have worked overtime to ensure the roads are in suitable condition for the variety of vehicles that will descend on Whangamata this week.
New Zealand’s most ambitious walking and cycling route is a step closer, with early work on the new Te Ara Tupua pathway between Wellington and Lower Hutt underway. Work on Honiana Te Puni Reserve, on the Pito-One foreshore, has begun.
Ashburton’s new Walnut Ave traffic signals will be switched on tonight (Friday), marking two major milestones – the start of safer journeys through the Mid-Canterbury township and the completion of the ninth project in the Government’s NZ Upgrade Programme (NZUP).
South Auckland is another step closer to a transport network with better and safer travel options, following Waka Kotahi lodging consents for the next stage of the SH1 Papakura to Drury project - part of the New Zealand Upgrade Programme (NZUP).
Travelling in the Hutt Valley and over the Remutaka Hill will be safer in the future as projects for State Highway 2 get into gear. Safer roads, intersections and speed limits are coming for the busy and important transport link.