Heavy rain forecast for Auckland and Northland can create dangerous driving conditions after the extended dry spell, and the NZ Transport Agency says people will need to take care on wet highways and roads.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) has today welcomed the Board of Inquiry's final decision to approve the regulatory and resource consents applications lodged by the NZTA for the Mackays to Peka Peka expressway project.
The NZ Transport Agency has taken the next step towards construction of the Pūhoi to Warkworth section of the Ara Tūhono - Pūhoi to Wellsford Road of National Significance - by naming a special alliance that will prepare the NZTA's case for the consents its needs for the new highway.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) and KiwiRail are welcoming the release this week of the Upper North Island Freight Story, a new publication which outlines key issues and opportunities to help move freight more efficiently through the region.
Work to upgrade the causeway on Auckland's Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) as part of the Western Ring Route road of national significance is accelerating with the construction of the project's base in Te Atatu.
A public open day will be held on Thursday 18 April at ASB Baypark Arena to gain feedback from the public on three shortlisted options identified by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) to improve congestion and safety at the Maunganui-Girven Road (MGI) and Te Maunga intersections.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) says an end is in sight in about 2 weeks time to the traffic delays of 20 minutes or more at the Nevis Bluff on State Highway 6 about midway between Cromwell and Queenstown.