The first stage of work is now underway to overhaul New Zealand’s busiest section of motorway south of the Bombay Hills to help relieve some of Wellington’s worst evening peak congestion problems on both State Highway 1 and city road networks.
The NZ Transport Agency has finalised new Funding Assistance Rates (FARs) for transport investments made by local authorities and other ‘approved organisations’, following an extensive review of the FAR system.
It’s another milestone for the MacKays to Peka Peka Alliance. They’ve just been named as finalists for Safety Innovation in the 2014 Site Safe Construction Health and Safety Awards. And Alliance Manager Alan Orange is over the moon.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that SH1 through the Desert Road has re-opened to traffic following a four-hour closure from 1pm to 5pm today to allow for the safe recovery and removal of a truck which was involved in a crash on the road this morning.
The NZ Transport Agency and the New Zealand Rental Vehicle Association has launched a South Island trial of a new resource aimed at providing visiting drivers with an instant lesson on New Zealand’s road rules in Queenstown.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that it will be undertaking urgent repair and resurfacing work to a number of stretches of highway over the coming weeks on the Kapiti Coast, but delays are expected to be minor because the work is being carried out at night.
The NZ Transport Agency is welcoming news that Parliament has voted to lower the legal blood alcohol limit from 80 to 50 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood for drivers aged 20 and over.
Initial work will begin over the next few months on the Transmission Gully motorway north of Wellington. This follows today’s announcement by the NZ Transport Agency that the contract has been signed for this project to be delivered as New Zealand’s first Public Private Partnership (PPP) for a state highway.