Tuesday, 11 February 2014
On yer bike New Zealand...
The NZ Transport Agency is urging Kiwis to get on their bikes tomorrow, as New Zealand celebrates the joys of pedal power to mark Go By Bike Day.
Friday, 31 January 2014
Transport Agency urging Kiwis to get Bike Wise this summer
The NZ Transport Agency is urging more Kiwis to get wise to the joys of cycling this February, with dozens of events planned around the country as part of Bike Wise Month, New Zealand’s annual celebration of cycling.
Sunday, 7 April 2013
Cyclists urged to be safe and be seen with shorter days ahead
With the end of Daylight Saving, the NZ Transport Agency and NZ Police are urging cyclists to ‘be bright’ and be seen on the road this autumn.
Tuesday, 5 March 2013
NZTA publishing media OIA responses on-line
Tuesday, 12 February 2013
NZTA urging Kiwis to Go By Bike tomorrow
Thousands of Kiwis across the country will be gettin on their bikes tomorrow (Wednesday February 13) for Go By Bike Day, part of Bike Wise Month, New Zealand’s annual celebration of cycling.
Monday, 11 February 2013
Allow more time for Northland/Auckland travel advises NZTA
The NZ Transport Agency reminds drivers using Northland/Auckland transport corridors this week to allow more time for their journeys because of necessary work on two state highways - the Northern Gateway Toll Road (SH1) near Auckland and SH12 in Northland.
SH30 at Ruato Bay to be closed overnight from this Sunday for investigation works
State Highway 30 (SH30) Ruato Bay will be closed this Sunday night (10 February 2013) for three consecutive nights so investigations can be carried out to determine an effective solution to stabilise the cliff face which caused a large slip last year and reduced a section of this road to one lane.
Friday, 8 February 2013
Tunnel safety work will disrupt toll road traffic advises NZTA
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) advises drivers there will be diversions on the Northern Gateway Toll Road (State Highway 1) next Tuesday and Wednesday (12 and 13 February) because of annual maintenance and safety work in the Johnstones Hill tunnels.
Kopu Link Road Works Underway
Work will get underway next week to complete the 400 m link between Kopu Road and the roundabout at the intersection of State Highways 25 and 26, at the southern end of Kopu, the NZ Transport Agency advised today.
Thursday, 7 February 2013
NZTA concerned about misleading Basin Bridge image
The NZ Transport Agency is concerned that a visual representation of Wellington’s proposed Basin bridge being promoted by the Save the Basin group is misleading and bears virtually no resemblance to the actual proposed design.
Friday, 1 February 2013
More barriers to make Rimutaka Hill Road safer
SH30 at Ruato Bay to be closed overnight for investigation works
Thursday, 31 January 2013
Hundreds of events aim to get Kiwis on their bikes
Thousands of keen Kiwis cyclists are expected to participate in a series of events around the country during February as part of Bike Wise Month, New Zealand's annual cycling celebration that encourages more Kiwis to get on their bikes.
Bright new NZTA link improves community safety in Auckland
Walkers and cyclists now have safer access across Auckland's busy Northwestern Motorway (State Highway 16) with the official opening today of the Westgate Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge by the NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport.
Monday, 28 January 2013
Hearing to change designation for a new Kawarau Falls Bridge
An application by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) to change the designation for a new two-lane bridge at Kawarau Falls Bridge on State highway 6 near Queenstown will be heard next month.
Waikato Expressway one step closer with construction of Rangiriri
The NZ Transport Agency has awarded a contract to build the $105 million Rangiriri section of the Waikato Expressway, Road of National Significance, to Fletcher Construction.
Friday, 25 January 2013
Warkworth improvements move up a gear
The NZ Transport Agency says it has obtained funding for the next stage of the State Highway 1 improvements in Warkworth - the upgrade of the Hudson Road/State Highway 1 intersection.
Thursday, 24 January 2013
New Buckle St diversion as crews prepare for Memorial Park Underpass
The new Buckle Street diversion road opens tomorrow morning Friday 25 January, with new routes for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers as the Memorial Park Alliance moves towards construction of the new underpass.
Wednesday, 23 January 2013
Summer sun promises busy highways this weekend
Temporary portal extension for Homer Tunnel
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) says work will start tomorrow ( 24 January) weather permitting, on the installation of a temporary portal extension at the Homer Tunnel on State Highway 94, as part of the agency’s efforts to improve safety for road users at a rock fall site in an area high above the western entrance of the tunnel.
Competitor's safety first in second annual Milford Classic cycle race
Tuesday, 22 January 2013
Final surfacing of new Caversham Highway by-pass underway
The NZTA says the last major job on the new 1.4 kilometre State Highway 1 four-lane Caversham by-pass in Dunedin involving applying the final surfacing of the highway should be completed by the end of this week.
Free resources to get workplaces cycling
To help New Zealand businesses get more employees in the saddle, the NZ Transport Agency has launched a new set of free Bike Wise resources.
Friday, 18 January 2013
Roundabout to improve safety at major Invercargill state highway intersection
Work will start next week on a new roundabout to increase safety at the Tay Street intersection with Racecourse and Rockdale Roads, on the eastern entrance into Invercargill.
Monday, 14 January 2013
Allow time for roadworks delays at Paekakariki
The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists to allow extra time for their journeys with delays likely to continue for southbound traffic on State Highway 1 between Paraparaumu and Paekakariki over the next few days, due to roadworks in Paekakariki.
NZTA advises of AHB delays for big international sports event
The NZ Transport Agency cautions drivers to expect delays as sections of the Auckland Harbour Bridge and Northern Motorway (State Highway 1) will be closed as part of the course for an international Ironman event next Sunday, 20 January.
Next stage of Western Corridor gets underway
Work has begun today (Monday 14 January) on the next stage of four-laning Johns Road as part of the Western Corridor improvements.
Friday, 11 January 2013
Demolition begins on Lyttelton Tunnel Control building
Work will get underway on Monday (14 January) on the demolition of the badly earthquake-damaged Lyttelton Tunnel Control building.
Thursday, 10 January 2013
Flooding close sections of three South Island roads
Heavy rain during the last 48 hours has closed three South Island roads.
Tuesday, 8 January 2013
Heavy rain forecast closes SH94 Milford Road
State Highway 94 Milford Road will close to all traffic at 7pm tonight and remain closed all day tomorrow (Wednesday 9 January) because of heavy rain forecast in the area during the next 24 hours.