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Work begins to clear the slip that’s closed SH11 at Lemons Hill

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on Work begins to clear the slip that’s closed SH11 at Lemons Hill

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Work begins to clear the slip that’s closed SH11 at Lemons Hill Local Ngāti Hine Iwi representatives have blessed the site at Parengarenga (commonly known as Lemons Hill), geotechnical assessment of the site has been completed and a plan worked out for clearing the […]

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New closure plan for resurfacing SH1 through Mangamuka Gorge

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Upper North Island  /  Comments Off on New closure plan for resurfacing SH1 through Mangamuka Gorge

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: New closure plan for resurfacing SH1 through Mangamuka Gorge However, in response to community feedback, it has changed the road closure times and days, says NZ Transport Agency System Manager, Steve Mutton. The new plan is to close the road for four days at […]

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Kaikōura SH1 – effect of Gita and timeline for repairs

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Kaikōura SH1 – effect of Gita and timeline for repairs

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Kaikōura SH1 – effect of Gita and timeline for repairs The Kaikōura Coast was one of the places most significantly affected by Cyclone Gita with several large slips and rockfalls now blocking the road both north and south of the town. “Work to clear […]

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SH1 Paekakariki to Pukerua Bay repair work progressing well

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Lower North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on SH1 Paekakariki to Pukerua Bay repair work progressing well

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: SH1 Paekakariki to Pukerua Bay repair work progressing well Senior Journey Manager Neil Walker says the damage inflicted by ex-cyclone Gita washed away the cycle-lane, footpath and threatened to undermine the road. “Firstly, I want to thank road users for their patience. The damage […]

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Cyclone Gita update: Road closures and conditions – 1:30pm, Wednesday 22 February

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Gita update: Road closures and conditions – 1:30pm, Wednesday 22 February

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Cyclone Gita update: Road closures and conditions – 1:30pm, Wednesday 22 February The latest information is below: SH 1 Peketa to Goose Bay North Canterbury Road Closed Slips, Rockfalls and Heavy Rain SH 1 Mangamaunu to Clarence North Canterbury Road Closed Slips, Rockfalls and […]

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Takaka Hill, SH60 significant damage – several days closure anticipated

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Takaka Hill, SH60 significant damage – several days closure anticipated

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Takaka Hill, SH60 significant damage – several days closure anticipated “Multiple crews will be working on the Takaka Hill today and in coming days but it is likely to take at least several days before we’re able to re-open the road to a single […]

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Damage to SH1 sea protection causing delays

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Lower North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Damage to SH1 sea protection causing delays

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Damage to SH1 sea protection causing delays NZ Transport Agency Senior Journey Manager Neil Walker says one lane of the road is currently open to traffic in both directions under Stop/Go traffic management, but traffic in the area is heavy. “We encourage people to […]

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Cyclone Gita update: Latest State Highway closure information, 9am

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Lower North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Gita update: Latest State Highway closure information, 9am

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Cyclone Gita update: Latest State Highway closure information, 9am SH 1 Peketa to Goose Bay North Canterbury Road Closed Slips, Rockfalls and Heavy Rain Drivers are advised to use Alternate route between Picton and Christchurch. SH 1 Mangamaunu to Clarence North Canterbury Road Closed […]

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Cyclone Gita update: Latest State Highway closure information

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Lower North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Gita update: Latest State Highway closure information

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Cyclone Gita update: Latest State Highway closure information SH 1 Peketa to Goose Bay North Canterbury Road Closed Slips, Rockfalls and Heavy Rain Drivers are advised to use Alternate route between Picton and Christchurch. SH 1 Mangamaunu to Clarence North Canterbury Road Closed Slips, […]

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Gita update: State Highway 1 re-opens to single lane north of Wellington

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Lower North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Gita update: State Highway 1 re-opens to single lane north of Wellington

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Gita update: State Highway 1 re-opens to single lane north of Wellington Stop/go traffic controls are in place. Drivers are advised to expect significant delays, and the Transport Agency is urging people to consider delaying trips if possible until the severe weather has cleared. […]

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Cyclone Gita update: State Highway 1 closed north of Wellington

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24/7 News, Lower North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Gita update: State Highway 1 closed north of Wellington

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Cyclone Gita update: State Highway 1 closed north of Wellington The road was closed shortly after 1am. Crews are on site now working to re-open a single lane. The Paekakariki Hill remains open for light vehicles, and SH58 is also open. Drivers are urged […]

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Ex-tropical cyclone Gita update: Heavy rain and strong winds expected overnight in lower North Island

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Lower North Island, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Ex-tropical cyclone Gita update: Heavy rain and strong winds expected overnight in lower North Island

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Ex-tropical cyclone Gita update: Heavy rain and strong winds expected overnight in lower North Island NZ Transport Agency Senior Journey Manager Neil Walker says driving conditions will be difficult in affected areas, and more roads may be closed at short notice for safety reasons, […]

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Cyclone Gita update: wind intensifies, more highways closed South Island

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, national, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Gita update: wind intensifies, more highways closed South Island

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Cyclone Gita update: wind intensifies, more highways closed South Island Recent closures since 5.30 pm today, include: SH73 (West Coast side of Arthurs Pass/Otira to Christchurch) Jacksons to Kumara Junction – closed due to strong winds and falling trees across highway. This highway may […]

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Charity bike ride coming Thursday to weekend Central South Island, cycle race Rakaia Gorge Saturday

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Charity bike ride coming Thursday to weekend Central South Island, cycle race Rakaia Gorge Saturday

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Charity bike ride coming Thursday to weekend Central South Island, cycle race Rakaia Gorge Saturday “Please be patient and take extra care around cyclists riding in these two events in the South Canterbury area this week,” says Pete Connors, Transport Agency Network System Manager. […]

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Cyclone Gita update: Further road closures as severe weather intensifies

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, national, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Gita update: Further road closures as severe weather intensifies

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Cyclone Gita update: Further road closures as severe weather intensifies SH6 from Hokitika to Franz Joseph was closed at 4pm due to strong winds and is likely to remain closed overnight. SH6 from Westport to Rapahoe (north of Greymouth) was closed earlier today due […]

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Cyclone Gita update: State Highway 6 closed from Westport to Rapahoe (north of Greymouth)

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Gita update: State Highway 6 closed from Westport to Rapahoe (north of Greymouth)

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Cyclone Gita update: State Highway 6 closed from Westport to Rapahoe (north of Greymouth) A detour route is available via SH6, SH69 and SH7, but drivers are urged to delay travel if possible until the heavy rain and strong winds affecting the area have […]

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Cyclone Gita: State Highway 1 closed north and south of Kaikoura

By   /  February 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Gita: State Highway 1 closed north and south of Kaikoura

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Cyclone Gita: State Highway 1 closed north and south of Kaikoura With steady rain falling along the Kaikoura coastline, the Transport Agency closed State Highway 1 on both sides of the town, Mangamaunu to Clarence and Peketa to Goose Bay, just after 8:30am. There […]

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Cyclone Gita: NZ Transport Agency urging drivers to consider delaying travel in affected areas

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Transport  /  Comments Off on Cyclone Gita: NZ Transport Agency urging drivers to consider delaying travel in affected areas

Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cyclone Gita: NZ Transport Agency urging drivers to consider delaying travel in affected areas The NZ Transport Agency is urging people to plan ahead and consider delaying road travel in areas likely be most impacted by Cyclone Gita until the predicted severe weather has passed. NZ […]

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Extended work hours at new Kawarau Falls Bridge, near Queenstown

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, south island, Transport  /  Comments Off on Extended work hours at new Kawarau Falls Bridge, near Queenstown

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Extended work hours at new Kawarau Falls Bridge, near Queenstown NZ Transport Agency Senior Project Manager Phil Dowsett says work includes finishing a pedestrian and cycling underpass and fitting new water pipes under the bridge to cater for the large growth in developments south […]

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Waikato Expressway project opens its gates to the public

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Media release, New Zealand Transport Agency, Press Release, Public Sector, Security, Transport, Upper North Island, Waikato and Bay of Plenty  /  Comments Off on Waikato Expressway project opens its gates to the public

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Transport Agency – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato Expressway project opens its gates to the public The Hamilton Section of the Waikato Expressway will hold a Project Open Day on Sat 3 March. 10am-2pm, Saturday 3 March at the Project Office, Ryburn Road, sign-posted off Ruakura Road on the eastern outskirts […]

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