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Southern Motorway Tecoma Street ramps closed early October

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland and Northland, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Southern Motorway Tecoma Street ramps closed early October

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Southern Motorway Tecoma Street ramps closed early October The Tecoma Street on and off ramps to State Highway 1 at Ellerslie will be closed to all traffic for the first two weeks in October as part of work to build noise walls in the […]

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Changes to Motor Vehicle Register access from 31 October 2017

By   /  September 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, national, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Changes to Motor Vehicle Register access from 31 October 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Changes to Motor Vehicle Register access from 31 October 2017 The NZ Transport Agency is reminding motor vehicle traders, insurers, finance companies and others of upcoming changes to the process used to access current names and addresses of registered persons held on the Motor […]

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Manawatū Gorge options released for feedback

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Central, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Manawatū Gorge options released for feedback

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Manawatū Gorge options released for feedback The NZ Transport Agency has released a long list of options for a long term resilient solution for the Manawatū Gorge route. Regional Transport Systems Manager Ross I’Anson says the 13 options cover potential alignments that are currently […]

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Feedback sought on safety work at high risk Invercargill intersection

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Feedback sought on safety work at high risk Invercargill intersection

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Feedback sought on safety work at high risk Invercargill intersection The NZ Transport Agency is asking the community for their views on a proposed roundabout at the intersection of State Highway 1 and Elles Road in Invercargill, to increase safety and reduce crashes at […]

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Kaikoura access update – weather improving, highway reopening

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Kaikoura access update – weather improving, highway reopening

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikoura access update – weather improving, highway reopening Heavy rain in Canterbury created fresh slips on the two roads into Kaikoura yesterday and today, with both roads, Route 70 via Waiau and Mt Lyford, and State Highway 1 south via Cheviot, closed this morning. […]

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Safety work begins on next section of busy Waikato highway

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Waikato and Bay of Plenty  /  Comments Off on Safety work begins on next section of busy Waikato highway

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Safety work begins on next section of busy Waikato highway Work is about to begin to make State Highway 3, from SH37 to Te Kuiti, safer for everyone who uses it. Almost $6m will be spent adding side barriers to high risk locations, and […]

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Occasional delays at Lyttelton Tunnel as fire deluge system installed

By   /  September 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Occasional delays at Lyttelton Tunnel as fire deluge system installed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Occasional delays at Lyttelton Tunnel as fire deluge system installed Lyttelton Tunnel drivers can expect occasional delays at night between now and the end of next year, as a multi-million dollar fire protection upgrade inside the tunnel gathers momentum. The $28 million NZ Transport […]

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Options for Manawatū Gorge alternative

By   /  September 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Central, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Options for Manawatū Gorge alternative

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Options for Manawatū Gorge alternative The NZ Transport Agency is preparing to release a long list of options for a long term resilient solution for the Manawatū Gorge route. Regional Transport Systems Manager Ross I’Anson says the Transport Agency has been working for the […]

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Kaikoura deviation consultation generates a wide range of responses

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Kaikoura deviation consultation generates a wide range of responses

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikoura deviation consultation generates a wide range of responses Consultation on a proposed State Highway 1 deviation through central Kaikoura to improve safety has resulted in more than 160 submissions, with a wide range of views and ideas provided. The NZ Transport Agency is […]

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Detour on alternate Picton to Christchurch highway via Reefton (two truck crash); SH1 south via Cheviot route to Kaikōura today

By   /  September 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Detour on alternate Picton to Christchurch highway via Reefton (two truck crash); SH1 south via Cheviot route to Kaikōura today

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Detour on alternate Picton to Christchurch highway via Reefton (two truck crash); SH1 south via Cheviot route to Kaikōura today Drivers on the Alternate Route between Picton and Christchurch will be detoured to Reefton this morning and possibly this afternoon after a two-truck crash […]

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Kaikōura State Highway 1 south open/closed schedule includes more five day closures for work to be completed for the end of the year

By   /  September 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Kaikōura State Highway 1 south open/closed schedule includes more five day closures for work to be completed for the end of the year

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikōura State Highway 1 south open/closed schedule includes more five day closures for work to be completed for the end of the year The North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery (NCTIR) team will have three five-day closures of State Highway 1 between Peketa and Goose […]

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Waikato Expressway bridges opening soon

By   /  September 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Waikato and Bay of Plenty  /  Comments Off on Waikato Expressway bridges opening soon

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato Expressway bridges opening soon Two bridges that will cross the Hamilton Section of the Waikato Expressway are expected to open to traffic before Christmas 2017. Beams being placed on the Morrinsville Road Bridge. The first – the Morrinsville Road Bridge – is expected […]

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Coromandel Loop made safer for riders

By   /  September 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Waikato and Bay of Plenty  /  Comments Off on Coromandel Loop made safer for riders

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Coromandel Loop made safer for riders Construction has begun on a $2.5 million project to install a range of treatments aimed at keeping motorcyclists safer on the Northern Coromandel Loop. Safer Rides, the multi-agency project, builds on a pilot undertaken in 2014 on the […]

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Variable speeds to be extended to allow maximum of 100km/hr near Waterview Tunnel

By   /  September 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland and Northland, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Variable speeds to be extended to allow maximum of 100km/hr near Waterview Tunnel

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Variable speeds to be extended to allow maximum of 100km/hr near Waterview Tunnel The NZ Transport Agency says variable speed limits will be extended on sections of State Highways 16 and 20 around the Waterview Tunnel to allow maximum speeds of 100km/hr. “We want […]

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New app to help truck drivers navigate alternate Picton to Christchurch route

By   /  September 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on New app to help truck drivers navigate alternate Picton to Christchurch route

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: New app to help truck drivers navigate alternate Picton to Christchurch route Truck drivers travelling on the alternate Picton to Christchurch route via the Lewis Pass can plan where to stop for rest breaks and fuel, identify trailer swap areas and get information on […]

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Traffic signal Halswell Junction/ Springs Road roundabout to help tackle morning congestion switched on from Wednesday, 13 September

By   /  September 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Traffic signal Halswell Junction/ Springs Road roundabout to help tackle morning congestion switched on from Wednesday, 13 September

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Traffic signal Halswell Junction/ Springs Road roundabout to help tackle morning congestion switched on from Wednesday, 13 September A traffic signal has been installed at Christchurch’s Halswell Junction Road/Springs Road roundabout to reduce congestion and improve safety during the morning commuter peak. The signal […]

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Winter continues through the South Island: Lewis, Arthur’s, Haast Passes snow forecast to continue this weekend

By   /  September 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Winter continues through the South Island: Lewis, Arthur’s, Haast Passes snow forecast to continue this weekend

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Winter continues through the South Island: Lewis, Arthur’s, Haast Passes snow forecast to continue this weekend The NZ Transport Agency warns all South Island alpine area drivers to be ready for winter conditions tonight and this weekend. More snow is forecast this evening and […]

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Lewis Pass, SH7, reopens; chains required Arthur’s Pass; Milford road closed

By   /  September 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Lewis Pass, SH7, reopens; chains required Arthur’s Pass; Milford road closed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Lewis Pass, SH7, reopens; chains required Arthur’s Pass; Milford road closed The Lewis Pass, State Highway 7, on the new alternate route between Picton and Christchurch, reopened before 9am today but drivers will need to take care as snow continues to fall across the […]

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Rimutaka Hill Road construction restrictions for overdimension vehicles

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Central, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Rimutaka Hill Road construction restrictions for overdimension vehicles

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Rimutaka Hill Road construction restrictions for overdimension vehicles The NZ Transport Agency is advising that there will be restrictions on overdimension vehicles and some truck configurations on the Rimutaka Hill Road, State Highway 2, while two significant construction projects are underway. The first project […]

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Lewis Pass, SH7, closes for second time today: snow sets in again

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Lewis Pass, SH7, closes for second time today: snow sets in again

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Lewis Pass, SH7, closes for second time today: snow sets in again The Lewis Pass, State Highway 7, on the new alternate route between Picton and Christchurch, closed after 1.30 pm today as more snow is falling making driving unsafe. NZ Transport Agency crews […]

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