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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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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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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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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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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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Great progress being made at Kaikoura’s Ohau Point – seals protected, sea walls constructed

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Great progress being made at Kaikoura’s Ohau Point – seals protected, sea walls constructed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Great progress being made at Kaikoura’s Ohau Point – seals protected, sea walls constructed New video footage released today highlights the challenges the North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery (NCTIR) crews working at Ohau Point, north of Kaikoura, are facing daily as they construct a […]

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Next steps for Nelson Southern Link Investigation

By   /  September 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Next steps for Nelson Southern Link Investigation

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Next steps for Nelson Southern Link Investigation The NZ Transport Agency has published the programme business case for the Nelson Southern Link investigation and outlined the next steps for the development of a detailed business case to develop a new arterial road and progress […]

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New drone footage shows work is well underway on the Christchurch Southern Motorway – Stage 2

By   /  September 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on New drone footage shows work is well underway on the Christchurch Southern Motorway – Stage 2

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: New drone footage shows work is well underway on the Christchurch Southern Motorway – Stage 2 A wet winter hasn’t hampered work on the $195 million Christchurch Southern Motorway – Stage 2 (CSM2) project, with more than 300,000 cubic metres of earth moved, two […]

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Rockfalls Lower Buller Gorge means delays for drivers Friday and Saturday, 1 and 2 September

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Rockfalls Lower Buller Gorge means delays for drivers Friday and Saturday, 1 and 2 September

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Rockfalls Lower Buller Gorge means delays for drivers Friday and Saturday, 1 and 2 September Lower Buller Gorge drivers should plan for delays of up to 50 minutes every hour from 8.30 am to 5 pm on Friday, 1 September and Saturday, 2 September. […]

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Meybille Bay, north of Punakaiki, two-day highway closure, 7 and 8 September, 2017

By   /  August 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Meybille Bay, north of Punakaiki, two-day highway closure, 7 and 8 September, 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Meybille Bay, north of Punakaiki, two-day highway closure, 7 and 8 September, 2017 The NZ Transport Agency is closing State Highway 6 at Meybille Bay north of Punakaiki next week, from Thursday morning to Friday afternoon, 7-8 September, for geotechnical investigations. “We are working […]

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Traffic signal and sensors at Halswell Junction/ Springs Road roundabout to help tackle morning congestion

By   /  August 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Traffic signal and sensors at Halswell Junction/ Springs Road roundabout to help tackle morning congestion

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Traffic signal and sensors at Halswell Junction/ Springs Road roundabout to help tackle morning congestion A traffic signal is being installed at Christchurch’s Halswell Junction Road/Springs Road roundabout this month to reduce congestion and improve safety during the morning commuter peak. The signal will […]

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Upcoming closures to stabilise rockface on State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura

By   /  August 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Upcoming closures to stabilise rockface on State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Upcoming closures to stabilise rockface on State Highway 1 south of Kaikoura Upcoming planned closures between Peketa and Goose Bay, south of Kaikoura, on State Highway 1, will enable essential work to be completed on the unstable slopes above the road, says Colin Knaggs, […]

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A full day’s detour Spring Creek roundabout, Marlborough, Wednesday 23 August, one way traffic Thursday

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Traffic bulletin, Transport  /  Comments Off on A full day’s detour Spring Creek roundabout, Marlborough, Wednesday 23 August, one way traffic Thursday

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: A full day’s detour Spring Creek roundabout, Marlborough, Wednesday 23 August, one way traffic Thursday The NZ Transport Agency is closing the Rapaura Road leg (SH62) of the Spring Creek roundabout north of Blenheim for up to 12 hours, 7am to 7pm, this Wednesday […]

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Lewis Pass and Waiau/ Mt Lyford road drivers – bridge beams bound for Kaikoura sharing the highway from next week

By   /  August 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Lewis Pass and Waiau/ Mt Lyford road drivers – bridge beams bound for Kaikoura sharing the highway from next week

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Lewis Pass and Waiau/ Mt Lyford road drivers – bridge beams bound for Kaikoura sharing the highway from next week From early next week, Tuesday, 22 August, drivers will need to watch for 28 metre (bumper to bumper) truck loads moving bridge beams to […]

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Heavy rain expected in parts of the South Island, in particular Fiordland, Westland and Nelson over the next forty-eight hours

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Heavy rain expected in parts of the South Island, in particular Fiordland, Westland and Nelson over the next forty-eight hours

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Heavy rain expected in parts of the South Island, in particular Fiordland, Westland and Nelson over the next forty-eight hours The MetService has issued a severe weather rain warning for the Westland, Nelson and Buller areas for the next 48 hours. The heaviest falls […]

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