The first stage of work to improve the causeway on Auckland's Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) is underway with the NZ Transport Agency starting construction today of a trial causeway to test the impact the larger project will have on the immediate environment.
The NZ Transport Agency is asking motorists to take care when driving in the vicinity of a recent slip on State Highway 23, just out of Raglan. NZTA State Highways Manager (Waikato/Bay of Plenty), Kaye Clark, says although the damage from the slip is not visible from the road when driving, it has made the road shoulder unstable. "That's why we have put road cones around that section of road shoulder, because we are very keen to ensure drivers avoid stopping alongside it."
Both west bound and the east city bounds lanes on Auckland's Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) have been re-opened to traffic ahead of schedule by the NZ Transport Agency this morning after the successful demolition of a bridge at the Lincoln Road interchange.
The NZ Transport Agency reminds drivers to avoid using Auckland's Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) at the Te Atatu Road and Lincoln Road interchanges from nine o'clock tonight, as it closes a large section of the highway to demolish an old bridge over the weekend.
A bold new road safety advertising campaign hitting screens this weekend uses real footage captured by hidden cameras to reveal the unscripted responses of ordinary New Zealanders when faced with the situation of being an unwitting passenger in a car driven by someone under the influence of drugs.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists to avoid the Te Atatu and Lincoln Road Interchanges in West Auckland this weekend (13-15 January) as it closes a large section of the Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) to demolish an old bridge.
Aucklanders returning home from Northland this weekend after their Christmas holidays are reminded by the NZ Transport Agency to drive with care because of significant developments on Auckland's motorway network while they have been away.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) is advising motorists of further resurfacing and safety works scheduled to commence on SH6A Frankton Road and Stanley Street in Queenstown from next Tuesday (17 January).
The NZ Transport Agency is closing in on the completion of the second bench at the Manawatu Gorge slip site, at which point machines will be fully committed to snaking their way down the slope until the benching is complete.
One of the most significant changes to Auckland driving conditions for half a century will be made tomorrow morning (Monday 9 January) when the NZ Transport Agency opens the Victoria Park flyover on State Highway 1 in a new layout to carry four lanes of southbound traffic.
Work to reconfigure the Victoria Park flyover on State Highway 1 in central Auckland is almost complete and the NZ Transport Agency says that it remains on track to open the flyover to four lanes of southbound traffic this Monday, 9 January.
There will be significant changes to the two lanes on the Victoria Park flyover after Christmas, and the NZ Transport Agency is asking drivers to be alert to the new driving conditions on this busy section of Auckland's motorway network.