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Water mains to be turned off on Awapuni Road this Thursday

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Central North Island, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Water mains to be turned off on Awapuni Road this Thursday

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Tairāwhiti Roads has begun work to help reduce noise and vibration from traffic on Awapuni Road in Gisborne. General Manager Dave Hadfield says Phase 1 of this work involves moving fire hydrants between Grey Street and Roberts Road away from the driving lane to stop the noise created by tyres […]

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State Highway 29A closure later this week

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Central North Island, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on State Highway 29A closure later this week

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency advises that State Highway 29A (SH29A) between the Baypark and Te Maunga roundabouts in Tauranga will be closed from 8pm Friday, 14 December to 4am Monday, 17 December. This is part of the Baypark to Bayfair (Bay Link) project and detours will be in place along […]

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Digger cuts fibre optic cable on Whangārei intersection upgrade

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Transport  /  Comments Off on Digger cuts fibre optic cable on Whangārei intersection upgrade

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Digger cuts fibre optic cable on Whangārei intersection upgrade The Transport Agency’s Senior Manager Project Delivery, Chris Hunt says the incident happened mid- morning and early indications are that it could take four to six hours to repair the cable. The outage is affecting residential and […]

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NZ Transport Agency CEO steps down

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, national, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on NZ Transport Agency CEO steps down

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency NZ Transport Agency CEO, Fergus Gammie today announced that he has tendered his resignation, which has been accepted by the Board. In making his decision, Mr Gammie said that by stepping aside he was hopeful that the necessary review and improvement of the regulatory function at the Transport Agency could […]

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Northland road crews push ahead with re-sealing programme

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Northland road crews push ahead with re-sealing programme

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Road crews in Northland are going all-out on state highway maintenance and have already completed nearly half their summer programme of road re-sealing. The NZ Transport Agency’s Northland System Manager Jacqui Hori-Hoult says 100 kilometres of highway resealing was completed across the Northland network by the end of November.  “Northland […]

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Mt Messenger bypass decision a major milestone

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Central North Island, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Mt Messenger bypass decision a major milestone

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 10 Dec 2018 04:08 pm | NZ Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency says the decision and recommendation released today by Independent Hearing Commissioner Stephen Daysh on the Mt Messenger Bypass Project granting the resource consents for the project and recommending to the NZ Transport Agency that the Notice of […]

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Route protection proceeds for Warkworth to Wellsford corridor

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Route protection proceeds for Warkworth to Wellsford corridor

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency is completing the work necessary for designations to be put in place for a new road alignment between Warkworth and Wellsford. The Indicative Alignment for Warkworth to Wellsford, the second section of the Ara Tūhono Pūhoi to Wellsford project, is now available to view online.  Public […]

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Bridge clip-on lanes to close for maintenance over holiday period

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Bridge clip-on lanes to close for maintenance over holiday period

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency plans to close the clip-on lanes on the Auckland Harbour Bridge for annual maintenance over the Christmas – New Year holiday period. The two southbound clip-on lanes of the bridge will close early on Boxing Day for up to five days. The Shelly Beach Road off-ramp […]

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Auckland overnight motorway closures 9–15 December 2018

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland overnight motorway closures, DJF, KB, KB, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Traffic bulletin, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Auckland overnight motorway closures 9–15 December 2018

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 6 Dec 2018 11:16 pm | NZ Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 14th December 2018. […]

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Lane changes on Southern Motorway to allow new bridge construction

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Lane changes on Southern Motorway to allow new bridge construction

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that it’s changing the lane layout over the Pahurehure Inlet on the Southern Motorway (SH1), between Takinini and Papakura. Transport Agency Senior Manager Project Delivery, Chris Hunt says the lane changes will start on Monday, 10 December and be rolled out in stages over […]

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SH29A Barkes Corner roundabout metering to begin next week

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Central North Island, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on SH29A Barkes Corner roundabout metering to begin next week

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency is reintroducing roundabout metering on SH29A Barkes Corner roundabout next week, to improve peak traffic flow. Bay of Plenty Transport System Manager Rob Campbell said the main change is that the traffic lights will have amber and red lights only – no green. “When we introduced […]

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Trial closure of Paekākāriki Hill Road extended

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Lower North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Trial closure of Paekākāriki Hill Road extended

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency and the Kāpiti Coast District Council are advising that following the first trial closure of Paekākāriki Hill Road on Friday 30 November, another temporary closure of the road will take place this Friday 7 December between 2pm and 7pm. The Transport Agency and the Kāpiti Coast […]

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SH27 Tatuani Waikato closed due to a truck fire

By   /  December 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Central North Island, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on SH27 Tatuani Waikato closed due to a truck fire

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that SH27 Whakahongi Road is closed between State Highway 27 Tatuani Roundabout and Ngarua Road due to a truck fire. The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that SH27 Whakahongi Road is closed between State Highway 27 Tatuanui Roundabout and Ngarua Road due to a […]

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Urgent repairs SH6 Te Hoiere/Pelorus River Bridge, Marlborough District

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Traffic bulletin, Transport  /  Comments Off on Urgent repairs SH6 Te Hoiere/Pelorus River Bridge, Marlborough District

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Drivers who use State Highway 6 and the Te Hoiere/Pelorus River Bridge in Marlborough should be ready for delays of up to one hour next week, Wednesday night, 12 December. Work to replace the concrete deck planks of the bridge will start from 10 pm, says the NZ Transport Agency. […]

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Wainui shared pathway to be completed by Christmas

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Central North Island, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Wainui shared pathway to be completed by Christmas

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Gisborne locals and visitors will soon be able to walk, run, bike or scoot all the way from Wainui to Kaiti, with the completion of stage two of the Wainui shared walking and cycling path expected by Christmas. A celebration and blessing was held on Tuesday for stage two of […]

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NZTA and Councils working together to improve safety on SH1

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Lower North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on NZTA and Councils working together to improve safety on SH1

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency, Horowhenua District Council and Kāpiti Coast District Council are working together to improve safety and reduce serious crashes on State Highway 1 between Ōtaki and Foxton. With four fatalities on this stretch of road over a two week period last month, the NZ Transport Agency, Horowhenua […]

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Whangamarino Road Bridge opens over new section of Waikato Expressway

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Central North Island, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Whangamarino Road Bridge opens over new section of Waikato Expressway

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency Whangamarino Road Bridge which connects communities over a new section of the Waikato Expressway opened today. The Whangamarino Road Bridge overbridge is a key part of the 5.9km Longswamp section of the expressway, north of Te Kauwhata. Longswamp will open to four-lane traffic next year but the completion of the […]

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Night works scheduled at Luggate Red Bridge, SH8A, before holiday traffic picks up

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Traffic bulletin, Transport  /  Comments Off on Night works scheduled at Luggate Red Bridge, SH8A, before holiday traffic picks up

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency 5 Dec 2018 02:31 pm | NZ Transport Agency Two nights of work have been scheduled to repair the deck boards of the Luggate Red Bridge next week – Wednesday and Thursday nights, 12 and 13 December. The NZ Transport Agency’s Aspiring Highways team will repair the bridge’s boards, in […]

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Work at Deadman’s Point Bridge, Cromwell, starting Sunday, 9 December

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Traffic bulletin, Transport  /  Comments Off on Work at Deadman’s Point Bridge, Cromwell, starting Sunday, 9 December

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency is preparing to start work on the Deadman’s Point Bridge in Cromwell at the intersection of State Highways 8B and 8. (See map below). Repairs are needed to the bridge joint at the eastern end for road users’ safety, to be carried out by the Aspiring […]

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WoF alert – Vehicle inspector Patrick Ah Wong immediately suspended

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, Accessing & regulating, AM-NC, DJF, KB, KB, Media release, national, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on WoF alert – Vehicle inspector Patrick Ah Wong immediately suspended

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency The NZ Transport Agency has today (Wednesday, 5 December) immediately suspended vehicle inspector Patrick Ah Wong and his inspecting organisation Super Cheap Tyres & Auto Services Ltd in St Johns, Auckland. It’s important to note, this immediate suspension only relates to the St Johns franchise of this company. A review […]

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