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Winter weather coming – driving reminders for Canterbury and the West Coast passes

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Winter weather coming – driving reminders for Canterbury and the West Coast passes

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Winter weather coming – driving reminders for Canterbury and the West Coast passes Driving on parts of our highways during the winter months can be treacherous, says NZ Transport Agency Canterbury/ West Coast Journey Manager Lee Wright. The MetService has issued a warning for […]

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Waipara rail crossing – detour around rail level crossing while upgrade is underway from Monday

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Waipara rail crossing – detour around rail level crossing while upgrade is underway from Monday

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Waipara rail crossing – detour around rail level crossing while upgrade is underway from Monday KiwiRail’s upgrade work on the rail level crossing at Waipara, State Highway 7, part of the new Picton to Christchurch Alternate Route, will create detours for drivers from this […]

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Luggate (Red) Bridge Strengthening Works, Queenstown Lakes District, SH8A

Published By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Luggate (Red) Bridge Strengthening Works, Queenstown Lakes District, SH8A

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Luggate (Red) Bridge Strengthening Works, Queenstown Lakes District, SH8A People who use the road between Wanaka and Tarras, State Highway 8A, may experience some disruptions from next week. Strengthening work on the Luggate (Red) Bridge from Tuesday, 20 June, will require a day’s full […]

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Delays south of Oamaru this weekend at Maheno rail level crossing

Published By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Delays south of Oamaru this weekend at Maheno rail level crossing

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Delays south of Oamaru this weekend at Maheno rail level crossing Drivers on State Highway 1 south of Oamaru will need to build in extra time this weekend as specialist KiwiRail crews replace the rail slab and road approaches at the Maheno rail level […]

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Regular closures of State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura from next week as rebuild of road and rail corridor gains steam

Published By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Regular closures of State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura from next week as rebuild of road and rail corridor gains steam

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Regular closures of State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura from next week as rebuild of road and rail corridor gains steam A regular weekly schedule of open and closed days for State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura will take effect from next week as […]

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Road users urged to take care on South Island roads

Published By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Road users urged to take care on South Island roads

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Road users urged to take care on South Island roads The NZ Transport Agency says drivers need to be extra vigilant in the South Island, with the wintry blast expected to continue to affect roads and driving conditions in many areas over the next […]

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Lower speeds on Picton to Christchurch alternate State Highway route until SH1 reopens

Published By   /  June 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Lower speeds on Picton to Christchurch alternate State Highway route until SH1 reopens

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Lower speeds on Picton to Christchurch alternate State Highway route until SH1 reopens Lower speeds will remain in place on the Picton to Christchurch alternate route until State Highway 1 (SH1) north of Kaikoura reopens, after which speed limits will be reviewed again. The […]

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Rangitata highway intersection safety work starts Monday, 12 June

Published By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Rangitata highway intersection safety work starts Monday, 12 June

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Rangitata highway intersection safety work starts Monday, 12 June The NZ Transport Agency’s contractors will begin safety improvement work at the State Highway 1 / State Highway 79 intersection at Rangitata, from 12 June. “A number of traffic incidents have been observed at this […]

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Eve’s Creek Bridge, SH63, on Picton to Christchurch Alternate Route, overnight closures Sunday and Monday night

Published By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Eve’s Creek Bridge, SH63, on Picton to Christchurch Alternate Route, overnight closures Sunday and Monday night

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Eve’s Creek Bridge, SH63, on Picton to Christchurch Alternate Route, overnight closures Sunday and Monday night NZ Transport Agency contractors need to close one part of the Picton to Christchurch Alternate Route on State Highway 63 south of Renwick for two nights from this […]

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Winter journeys: Be Safe. Plan Ahead.

Published By   /  June 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport, Winter Journeys  /  Comments Off on Winter journeys: Be Safe. Plan Ahead.

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Winter journeys: Be Safe. Plan Ahead. Winter has definitely arrived. Be ready, coming soon to our roads – ice, fog, more rain and snow. The NZ Transport Agency’s Winter Journeys campaign (external link) aims to encourage drivers to be safe through planning ahead for […]

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Ahaura Bridge, West Coast, closures overnight for bridge maintenance

Published By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Ahaura Bridge, West Coast, closures overnight for bridge maintenance

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Ahaura Bridge, West Coast, closures overnight for bridge maintenance The NZ Transport Agency is advising customers that the Ahaura Bridge on State Highway 7, north of Greymouth, will be closed for five nights for bridge maintenance from this Sunday, 4 June. The Ahaura Bridge […]

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Going away this long Queen’s Birthday Weekend? Know before you go!

Published By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Going away this long Queen’s Birthday Weekend? Know before you go!

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Going away this long Queen’s Birthday Weekend? Know before you go! The NZ Transport Agency encourages everyone heading off for a break to “know before you go” and check the Agency’s Queen’s Birthday Weekend hotspots map. The Hotspots maps collate information from previous Queen’s […]

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Hanmer Springs Road, Waiau River/ Ferry Bluffs: Three months rock wall work starts Tuesday, 6 June

Published By   /  May 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Hanmer Springs Road, Waiau River/ Ferry Bluffs: Three months rock wall work starts Tuesday, 6 June

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Hanmer Springs Road, Waiau River/ Ferry Bluffs: Three months rock wall work starts Tuesday, 6 June People who drive to and from Hanmer Springs will need to build in extra time over the coming three months, June to August, as rock stabilization work gets […]

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Cows on the ‘moo-ve’ – drive with extra care Canterbury and West Coast roads

Published By   /  May 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cows on the ‘moo-ve’ – drive with extra care Canterbury and West Coast roads

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Cows on the ‘moo-ve’ – drive with extra care Canterbury and West Coast roads The NZ Transport Agency is asking drivers to be extra careful, and farmers to make safety a top priority, as New Zealand’s annual dairy cow migration gets underway. Sharemilkers relocate […]

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New drone footage shows Western Belfast Bypass progress two years after work started

Published By   /  May 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on New drone footage shows Western Belfast Bypass progress two years after work started

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: New drone footage shows Western Belfast Bypass progress two years after work started The NZ Transport Agency has released new drone footage of the Western Belfast Bypass (WBB) which shows how well the project is progressing. View the new Western Belfast Bypass drone footage (external […]

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Delays expected Arthur’s Pass route Canterbury to West Coast: Up to three oversized loads a week from Monday

Published By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Delays expected Arthur’s Pass route Canterbury to West Coast: Up to three oversized loads a week from Monday

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Delays expected Arthur’s Pass route Canterbury to West Coast: Up to three oversized loads a week from Monday From Monday, 29 May, for the next three months, trucks will begin moving 45 metre loads (bumper to bumper) from Hornby, Christchurch, via State Highway 73 […]

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State Highway 63 Wye River bridge re-opened

Published By   /  May 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on State Highway 63 Wye River bridge re-opened

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: State Highway 63 Wye River bridge re-opened The Wye River bridge on the alternate South Island state highway route in the Wairau Valley has re-opened to traffic, following urgent work carried out this week to repair damage sustained when the bridge was struck by […]

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Marlborough’s Spring Creek roundabout safety work delayed

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Marlborough’s Spring Creek roundabout safety work delayed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Marlborough’s Spring Creek roundabout safety work delayed Work on the Spring Creek roundabout north of Blenheim has been delayed, with the NZ Transport Agency project now likely to be completed in spring this year. The roundabout will improve safety and efficiency at the junction […]

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Safety improvements progressing Tucker Beach Road, lower speeds for SH6, Frankton end of May

Published By   /  May 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Safety improvements progressing Tucker Beach Road, lower speeds for SH6, Frankton end of May

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Safety improvements progressing Tucker Beach Road, lower speeds for SH6, Frankton end of May Significant safety improvements are on the way for Queenstown drivers and residents who use Tucker Beach Road to get onto State Highway 6. The NZ Transport Agency is continuing to work […]

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Contract to run Kaikoura Workers’ Village to Compass Group Ltd

Published By   /  May 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Contract to run Kaikoura Workers’ Village to Compass Group Ltd

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Contract to run Kaikoura Workers’ Village to Compass Group Ltd The contract to manage the temporary Kaikoura workers’ village has been let to Compass Group Limited. Steve Mutton, Earthquake Recovery Manager NZ Transport Agency, says the Compass Group, a preferred supplier to the NZ […]

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