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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BAY OF PLENTY — 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.
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.
WELLINGTON CITY — 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.
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.
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.
QUEENSTOWN — 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.
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.
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.
WELLINGTON — 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.
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.
DUNEDIN — 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.
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.
INVERCARGILL — 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.
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.
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.
SOUTHLAND — Work has begun today (Monday 14 January) on the next stage of four-laning Johns Road as part of the Western Corridor improvements.
LYTTELTON — Work will get underway on Monday (14 January) on the demolition of the badly earthquake-damaged Lyttelton Tunnel Control building.
SOUTHLAND — Heavy rain during the last 48 hours has closed three South Island roads.
SOUTHLAND — 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.
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