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NZ Transport Agency issues safety alert for heavy vehicle towing connections

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on NZ Transport Agency issues safety alert for heavy vehicle towing connections

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZ Transport Agency issues safety alert for heavy vehicle towing connections The action is being undertaken in response to safety concerns identified during the NZ Transport Agency’s current investigation of Mr Joyce’s certification activity. The investigation was initiated following the indefinite suspension of Mr Joyce’s heavy […]

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Contractor appointed to build new bridge over the Ōpaoa River, Blenheim

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Contractor appointed to build new bridge over the Ōpaoa River, Blenheim

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Contractor appointed to build new bridge over the Ōpaoa River, Blenheim Transport Agency South Island Director of Regional Relationships Jim Harland says the appointment marks a major milestone in the development of the bridge on State Highway 1, a critical transport link between Picton and Christchurch, […]

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Cameras inside Waterview Tunnels to ensure safe speeds

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cameras inside Waterview Tunnels to ensure safe speeds

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cameras inside Waterview Tunnels to ensure safe speeds Safety cameras have been operating in enforcement mode at the entrances and exits of the twin tunnels since they were opened in July 2017. The safety cameras inside the tunnels have also been monitoring travel speeds since July […]

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Christchurch City Council’s cycle-friendly commitment recognised at national cycling awards

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Christchurch City Council’s cycle-friendly commitment recognised at national cycling awards

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Christchurch City Council’s cycle-friendly commitment recognised at national cycling awards The Bike to the Future Awards are organised by the NZ Transport Agency and Cycling Action Network (CAN). They acknowledge New Zealand’s most innovative cycling projects and celebrate the people who are making cycling a safer […]

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UPDATE – Expect delays on SH2 near Te Puna this weekend

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on UPDATE – Expect delays on SH2 near Te Puna this weekend

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: UPDATE – Expect delays on SH2 near Te Puna this weekend This work is a continuation of the tree felling that occurred last weekend. We remind motorists this is a hazardous operation that requires all traffic to be stopped while each tree is felled. Stop/go traffic […]

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First look at the Manawatū Gorge replacement route

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on First look at the Manawatū Gorge replacement route

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: First look at the Manawatū Gorge replacement route While a final design hasn’t been confirmed, Project Manager Lonnie Dalzell says the indicative route sees the new road run from near the western entry of the closed SH3 gorge route, cross the Ruahine Ranges north of the […]

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NZTA seeking community input for SH2 Safety improvements

By   /  July 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on NZTA seeking community input for SH2 Safety improvements

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NZTA seeking community input for SH2 Safety improvements The NZ Transport Agency is investigating ways to improve safety and keep traffic moving as the Wairarapa region grows, and it is inviting the community to have their say.The NZ Transport Agency’s SH2 Masterton to Carterton team will […]

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Protecting the Lewis Pass highway from river erosion, work timed to avoid nesting season

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Protecting the Lewis Pass highway from river erosion, work timed to avoid nesting season

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Protecting the Lewis Pass highway from river erosion, work timed to avoid nesting season The Department of Conservation (DOC) is working closely with the Agency to minimise the number of beech trees which need to be removed and to protect the wildlife habitat by ensuring the […]

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Dunedin to Mosgiel barriers installed making the highway safer for all road users

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Dunedin to Mosgiel barriers installed making the highway safer for all road users

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Dunedin to Mosgiel barriers installed making the highway safer for all road users Safety barriers have been installed down the side of the highway to help prevent run-off road crashes, the median barrier has been extended to help stop head-on crashes, and changes have been made […]

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Weather conditions to close Gisborne – Opotiki through Waioeka Gorge

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Weather conditions to close Gisborne – Opotiki through Waioeka Gorge

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Weather conditions to close Gisborne – Opotiki through Waioeka Gorge Transport Agency Regional Transport System Manager, Rob Campbell asks those travelling during the school holidays to check the Transport Agency’s Journey Planner website, www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz, or ring 0800 44 44 49  to stay up to date with […]

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Celebration for Redwood and Mairehau: the opening of the CNC Winters Road subway

By   /  July 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Celebration for Redwood and Mairehau: the opening of the CNC Winters Road subway

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Celebration for Redwood and Mairehau: the opening of the CNC Winters Road subway Papanui Primary pupils with principal Paul Kingston (rear) were amongst the first to cycle through the new Winters Road subway today. The orange dividing fence is temporary while the floor and ceiling work […]

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Waioeka Gore SH2 to re-open from midday this Saturday during daylight hours

By   /  June 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Waioeka Gore SH2 to re-open from midday this Saturday during daylight hours

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Waioeka Gore SH2 to re-open from midday this Saturday during daylight hours The road will initially open to a single lane during day light hours at the slip site and there will be stop/go traffic management in place. The site will be continuously monitored to ensure […]

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UPDATE on Luggate (Red) Bridge repairs and maintenance, Queenstown Lakes District, SH8A

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on UPDATE on Luggate (Red) Bridge repairs and maintenance, Queenstown Lakes District, SH8A

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: UPDATE on Luggate (Red) Bridge repairs and maintenance, Queenstown Lakes District, SH8A However, our contractors have discovered that some additional work should be done before the busy spring and summer period. With the school holidays starting in just a week’s time it has been decided to […]

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Waioeka Gorge SH2 Bay of Plenty to remain closed

By   /  June 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Waioeka Gorge SH2 Bay of Plenty to remain closed

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Waioeka Gorge SH2 Bay of Plenty to remain closed Contractors are on site clearing the slip, and geotechnical engineers are currently assessing the stability of the site. Until those assessments have been competed it is too early to predict when the road will be able to […]

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Maungatapu underpass to open to traffic

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Maungatapu underpass to open to traffic

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Maungatapu underpass to open to traffic The 120m-long underpass is a two-lane link underneath the Maungatapu roundabout. A temporary 50km/h speed restriction will be in place through the underpass, and the new traffic lights will be operating at the Welcome Bay Road and Welcome Bay Link […]

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Drivers urged to watch for cyclists, avoid bollards Dunedin CBD cycle lanes

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Drivers urged to watch for cyclists, avoid bollards Dunedin CBD cycle lanes

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Drivers urged to watch for cyclists, avoid bollards Dunedin CBD cycle lanes “With the new separated cycle lanes under construction in this location, it’s even more important that drivers take care near the existing on-road cycle lane,” says Transport Agency Maintenance Contract Manager, Nick Rodger. “We […]

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New slip activity on Lemons Hill closes SH11 tonight

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on New slip activity on Lemons Hill closes SH11 tonight

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New slip activity on Lemons Hill closes SH11 tonight There are reports of a tree and other material on the road, but it won’t be possible to make an assessment until the morning. It’s not clear at this stage how long the road will be closed, […]

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Green Island night closures for a week at three new roundabouts for highway milling and new sealing

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Green Island night closures for a week at three new roundabouts for highway milling and new sealing

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Green Island night closures for a week at three new roundabouts for highway milling and new sealing Three roundabouts (see photo below) will be milled and re-sealed this coming week in overnight hours, requiring closures and alternative access routes. The Main South Road from […]

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NZ Transport Agency seeks feedback on Gisborne’s roading network

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Lower North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on NZ Transport Agency seeks feedback on Gisborne’s roading network

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: NZ Transport Agency seeks feedback on Gisborne’s roading network Director of Regional Relationships Emma Speight says the Transport Agency is working closely with partners and stakeholders to support the Tairāwhiti (Gisborne) Economic Action Plan.  “We are now seeking public feedback to help us shape […]

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Construction to start this year on Te Awa – Cambridge to Hamilton shared path

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Central North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Waikato and Bay of Plenty  /  Comments Off on Construction to start this year on Te Awa – Cambridge to Hamilton shared path

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Construction to start this year on Te Awa – Cambridge to Hamilton shared path Work is set to start on the final piece of the Te Awa River Ride shared path, between Cambridge and Hamilton, later this year. Funding has been confirmed for the […]

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