| Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency | Nelson City Countil
A significant milestone in transport planning will take place next week* when the Nelson Future Access (NFA) project seeks Nelson City Council support for its preferred programme to enable a final round of engagement to commence.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is extending the consultation and engagement period for the State Highway 5 (SH5) and 51 speed review by four weeks, following concerns about the calculation and presentation of likely travel time increases related to lower speed limits on SH5.
Maintenance crews have started works on SH14 and will be covering locations in Northland and north-west Auckland as they carry out work to improve the approach onto 32 bridges in the region, to create a smoother and safer journey for all road users.
Road works at Loop Road will pause this month as Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency awaits confirmation of the preferred corridor for the Whangārei to Port Marsden Highway four-lane upgrade later this year.
From today Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will begin actively seeking feedback from communities in Northland and north-west Auckland about the current speeds on their state highways, hear their concerns and tap into local knowledge about how the roads are used.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is inviting locals and people who regularly travel on State Highway 1/3 between Bulls and Sanson to have their say on proposed safety improvements which aim to prevent deaths and serious injuries on the road.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists to take extra care when travelling on State Highway 35 over the coming months, due to worksites and weather issues at various locations on the road.