Ahead of the three-day Labour Weekend, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency reminds travellers of a useful tool that shows predicted traffic flows at particular times, based on previous years’ travel patterns.
Work will start soon on the construction of the final section of the Dunedin to Port Chalmers shared path for cyclists and walkers alongside highway safety improvements between St Leonards and Port Chalmers.
Otago and Waitaki area drivers need to be aware of work beginning after Labour Weekend on SH1’s Waiareka Creek Bridge, 8km south-west of Oamaru. The work will reduce the bridge to single lane, 30km/h, for all of November.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is reviewing speed limits along State Highway 2 (SH2) between Katikati and Tauranga in an effort to save lives and prevent serious injuries from crashes along this high-risk road.
State Highway 7 access to Greymouth from Stillwater and Kaiata will remain closed while the landslide at Omoto continues to show signs of ongoing instability, says Moira Whinham, Maintenance Contract Manager, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency.
Three of the four approaches to Hawera’s main roundabout will be realigned and new concrete islands installed when works to improve visibility and encourage drivers to take more care begin on Monday 21 October.