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.
The NZ Transport Agency has today announced a $221m transport investment over the next three years to make the transport network across the top of the South Island more safe, resilient and cycle-friendly.