| NZ Transport Agency | Rimutaka Crossing 1915-18 Memorial Reenactment Group
Motorists heading over the State Highway 2 Rimutaka Hill Road are being urged to take extra care and allow extra time for their journeys this weekend as they share the highway with hundreds of people participating in a World War 1 memorial re-enactment march.
Motorists travelling through the State Highway 3 Manawatū Gorge will soon have better protection from Mother Nature than ever before, with the NZ Transport Agency starting work on more than $2m of protective measures.
The NZ Transport Agency says its contractors have been hard at work re-instating flood-affected roads, and with State Highway 54 expected to re-open today (Friday 3 July), only one section of the state highway network remains closed following the effects of last month's major flood event in and around Whanganui.
The project to build New Zealand’s first ever smart motorway in Wellington is about to reach a significant milestone with the second and final push of an old off-ramp at Kaiwharawhara due next week, says the NZ Transport Agency.
Improving the resilience of Gisborne’s transport lifelines to help keep people and freight moving is the focus of a multimillion dollar transport package announced by the NZ Transport Agency today, including $96m for the upkeep of the district’s roads over the next three years.