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Christchurch’s Western Belfast Bypass – all lanes now open

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Christchurch’s Western Belfast Bypass – all lanes now open

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Christchurch’s Western Belfast Bypass – all lanes now open All four lanes of Canterbury’s new Western Belfast Bypass are now open to traffic, the NZ Transport Agency says. The Western Belfast Bypass is a new four-lane, 5km stretch of highway. Bypassing Belfast, it extends […]

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Northbound Cantabrians need to plan ahead for Show Weekend

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Northbound Cantabrians need to plan ahead for Show Weekend

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Northbound Cantabrians need to plan ahead for Show Weekend Cantabrians travelling north for the coming long weekend should build some extra time into their journeys as many people will be heading away for the break. NZ Transport Agency Journey Manager, Tresca Forrester, says the […]

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Road works in South Canterbury: Timaru-Temuka Highway (SH1) between Washdyke and Pleasant Point Highway (SH8)

By   /  November 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Road works in South Canterbury: Timaru-Temuka Highway (SH1) between Washdyke and Pleasant Point Highway (SH8)

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Road works in South Canterbury: Timaru-Temuka Highway (SH1) between Washdyke and Pleasant Point Highway (SH8) The NZ Transport Agency is encouraging all South Canterbury drivers to build in a little extra time as work continues resurfacing the Timaru-Temuka Highway SH1 between Washdyke and Pleasant […]

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Extended delays SH6 at Nevis Bluff for rock blasting 14 and 15 November, 1-2 pm

By   /  November 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Extended delays SH6 at Nevis Bluff for rock blasting 14 and 15 November, 1-2 pm

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Extended delays SH6 at Nevis Bluff for rock blasting 14 and 15 November, 1-2 pm The NZ Transport Agency is advising people to expect delays of an hour on two separate days next week due to scheduled rock blasting work at the Nevis Bluff […]

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Allow extra time when travelling to Christchurch International Airport on Saturday 11 November

By   /  November 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Traffic bulletin, Transport  /  Comments Off on Allow extra time when travelling to Christchurch International Airport on Saturday 11 November

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Allow extra time when travelling to Christchurch International Airport on Saturday 11 November The NZ Transport Agency advises people travelling to Christchurch International Airport or around Memorial Avenue and Russley Road to expect delays and allow extra travel time this Saturday, November 11. The […]

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Getting traffic flowing better through Frankton: community input sought

By   /  November 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Getting traffic flowing better through Frankton: community input sought

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Getting traffic flowing better through Frankton: community input sought The NZ Transport Agency is asking the community to help it build a better picture of traffic patterns and movements in Queenstown’s Frankton area. The need to get traffic flowing smoothly and safely through Frankton, […]

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Contractors work to clear slips, fallen trees Upper Buller Gorge and other West Coast highways

By   /  November 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Contractors work to clear slips, fallen trees Upper Buller Gorge and other West Coast highways

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Contractors work to clear slips, fallen trees Upper Buller Gorge and other West Coast highways The NZ Transport Agency’s contractors are continuing to work to clear slips in the Upper Buller Gorge area, State Highway 6 from 8-Mile to Inangahua. The highway from 8 […]

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More Western Belfast Bypass lanes set to open to traffic

By   /  November 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on More Western Belfast Bypass lanes set to open to traffic

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: More Western Belfast Bypass lanes set to open to traffic The NZ Transport Agency has released new drone footage of Christchurch’s Western Belfast Bypass, including shots of the recent open day, as crews prepare to open more lanes of the new road this month. […]

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Overnight closure part of Alternate Route Picton to Christchurch: Sunday, 12 November to Monday, 13 November

By   /  November 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Traffic bulletin, Transport  /  Comments Off on Overnight closure part of Alternate Route Picton to Christchurch: Sunday, 12 November to Monday, 13 November

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Overnight closure part of Alternate Route Picton to Christchurch: Sunday, 12 November to Monday, 13 November The NZ Transport Agency is closing a section of State Highway 65, the Shenandoah Highway, overnight 12–13 November, to repair the Williscroft Bridge between Springs Junction and Maruia, […]

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Russley Road Open Day: chance to view the gateway arches: Open Day Saturday, 11 November, 2017

By   /  November 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Russley Road Open Day: chance to view the gateway arches: Open Day Saturday, 11 November, 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Russley Road Open Day: chance to view the gateway arches: Open Day Saturday, 11 November, 2017 The entire Russley Road Upgrade will open to traffic this month and to celebrate, the NZ Transport Agency is inviting people to an open day on top of […]

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SH1 north of Kaikoura planned to re-open on December 15

By   /  November 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on SH1 north of Kaikoura planned to re-open on December 15

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: SH1 north of Kaikoura planned to re-open on December 15 The NZ Transport Agency has confirmed plans to open State Highway 1 (SH1) north of Kaikoura to traffic on Friday 15 December, restoring the coastal highway link from Picton to Christchurch. NZ Transport Agency […]

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Heavy traffic expected on SH1 south of Kaikoura this weekend

By   /  October 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Heavy traffic expected on SH1 south of Kaikoura this weekend

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Heavy traffic expected on SH1 south of Kaikoura this weekend Transport Agency confirms extended opening hours for road. The NZ Transport Agency is asking those heading to Kaikoura for the annual racing weekend to allow extra time and plan ahead for travel. Tresca Forrester, […]

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SH6 Nevis Bluff spring safety works get underway next week

By   /  October 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on SH6 Nevis Bluff spring safety works get underway next week

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: SH6 Nevis Bluff spring safety works get underway next week The NZ Transport Agency is advising people to allow extra time for journeys on SH6 between Cromwell and Queenstown as rock stabilisation work at Nevis Bluff gets underway next week. The work, scheduled to […]

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Work on track to re-open SH1 route to Kaikoura before Christmas

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Work on track to re-open SH1 route to Kaikoura before Christmas

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Work on track to re-open SH1 route to Kaikoura before Christmas The NZ Transport Agency has confirmed plans to re-open State Highway 1 north of Kaikoura to traffic in December, restoring the coastal highway link from Picton to Christchurch in time for Christmas travel. […]

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Explore the Western Belfast Bypass: open day Sunday, 29 October 2017

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Explore the Western Belfast Bypass: open day Sunday, 29 October 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Explore the Western Belfast Bypass: open day Sunday, 29 October 2017 People will be able to explore Canterbury’s newest stretch of motorway, Christchurch’s Western Belfast Bypass, during an open day on Sunday, 29 October. The NZ Transport Agency is inviting people to walk, run […]

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Labour Weekend highway tips: safe driving in the South Island

By   /  October 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Labour Weekend highway tips: safe driving in the South Island

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Labour Weekend highway tips: safe driving in the South Island This Labour Weekend, the NZ Transport Agency encourages everyone heading off for a break to check the Labour Weekend Hotspots map. The Hotspots maps (external link) collate information from previous Labour Weekend journeys on […]

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NZ Defence Forces on the Alternate Picton to Christchurch Highway three nights this week

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on NZ Defence Forces on the Alternate Picton to Christchurch Highway three nights this week

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: NZ Defence Forces on the Alternate Picton to Christchurch Highway three nights this week The NZ Transport Agency and NZ Police are working together to support the New Zealand Defence Force ‘Exercise Southern Katipo 17’ which is underway until mid-November. The exercise (external link) […]

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Access to Kaikoura – update after heavy rain over recent weekend, more to come

By   /  October 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Transport  /  Comments Off on Access to Kaikoura – update after heavy rain over recent weekend, more to come

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Access to Kaikoura – update after heavy rain over recent weekend, more to come Heavy rain in Canterbury created several small slips on the two roads into Kaikoura yesterday and today (Monday), with State Highway 1 south via Cheviot, closed this morning.  “State Highway […]

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Lewis Pass, SH7, extra delays Thursday 5 October, 2017

By   /  October 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Traffic bulletin, Transport  /  Comments Off on Lewis Pass, SH7, extra delays Thursday 5 October, 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Lewis Pass, SH7, extra delays Thursday 5 October, 2017 Urgent rock scaling work on the Lewis Pass, State Highway 7, will add up to 30 minutes delay for drivers on the Alternate Christchurch to Picton Route this Thursday. Abseilers will be removing loose rocks […]

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Taramakau Road-Rail Bridge urgent repairs with KiwiRail Friday, 6 October, 2017

By   /  September 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Southern, Traffic bulletin, Transport  /  Comments Off on Taramakau Road-Rail Bridge urgent repairs with KiwiRail Friday, 6 October, 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Taramakau Road-Rail Bridge urgent repairs with KiwiRail Friday, 6 October, 2017 The NZ Transport Agency’s West Coast contracting team will be helping KiwiRail complete urgent repairs to a rail joint on the Taramakau Road-Rail Bridge this coming Friday, 6 October, between 9.30 am and […]

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