The NZ Transport Agency took one of its final steps to complete Auckland’s Western Ring Route with a ceremony today to mark the start of construction to improve the Te Atatu Interchange on the Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16).
The NZ Transport Agency and the NZ Police are trying out a temporary 80 km/h speed limit to improve safety for people using the 4 kilometres of high-risk road between Bell Block and Waitara, just north of New Plymouth.
More than 10,000 wick drains have been “planted” beside the causeway on Auckland’s Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) to help remove sea water from thick mud as part of the NZ Transport Agency’s Causeway Upgrade Project.
The NZ Transport Agency advises today's (12 December) early closure of State Highway 6 through the Haast Pass to remove the temporary steel plates and bridge the boxed culvert at the Diana Falls slip site has been postponed.
The Transport Agency says steps have been taken with its contractor Downer, to avoid a repeat of the traffic delays on State highway 88 between Dunedin and Ravensbourne this morning, caused after soft spots were discovered in the ground while old asphalt was being removed from the road over night.
Another milestone has been reached in the construction of the Waikato Expressway Road of National Significance with the second section, the Ngaruwahia Section, to be officially opened by Minister for Transport Gerry Brownlee at a ceremony this Saturday 14 December.
An information day will be held this Friday 13 December 2013 to give the community and the wider public an opportunity to provide comment on the proposed plan to upgrade the current Highway 2 (SH2) and State Highway 25 (SH25) intersection, north of Mangatarata, to a roundabout.
As the school year ends and families prepare for their summer holidays, the NZ Transport Agency is urging drivers to support the Police/ACC safe summer speed enforcement campaign in Auckland and Northland.
The NZ Transport Agency says workers at Auckland’s Waterview Connection project raised almost $4000 for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines through an on-line auction featuring Alice, the project’s giant tunnel boring machine.
A million dollar upgrade of the infamous intersection of State Highway 1 and Alabama Road – better known as Butter Factory Corner – has been completed in time to help people travel safely during the busy holiday season and beyond.