Archive for: NZTA

Waterview Project Enabling Works Start

Waterview Project Enabling Works Start

Completion of Auckland’s Western Ring Route marks a significant milestone tonight with the start of enabling works at Waterview at the northern end of the Waterview...

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Wellington St on ramp to re-open

Wellington St on ramp to re-open

Good to see pressure from commuters and residents has forced a re-think on the closure of the Wellington Street on-ramp. The NZ Transport Agency  will re-open the...

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Rob Roy Plaza Gets Named

Rob Roy Plaza Gets Named

Auckland’s newest inner-city open space will be called Wai-atarau Plaza. It’s the open space plaza in front of the Freemans Bay Rob Roy Tavern formerly...

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Lincoln Rd Update

Lincoln Rd Update

NZTA opens part of the new Selwood Road Bridge to traffic at the Lincoln Road interchange on the Northwestern Motorway next Monday. Two lanes will open to traffic...

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A Stitch Ahead Of Time

A Stitch Ahead Of Time

NZTA’s “Big Stitch” over the weekend went well with both the new motorway bridges over Newmarket getting joined together. The pre-publicity successfully scared...

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Northwestern Motorway Causeway Progress

Northwestern Motorway Causeway Progress

Developments today on NZTA’s Northwestern motorway causeway upgrade. It is calling for registrations of interest to upgrade the Northwestern Motorway’s causeway...

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Speed Cut On SH2 Crash Area

Speed Cut On SH2 Crash Area

Part of the dangerous section of SH2 near Pokeno and Mangatarata is to have its 100k speed limit lowered. This area has a history of fatal and serious injury crashes. NZTA...

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Battle To Solve Manawatu Gorge Slip

Battle To Solve Manawatu Gorge Slip

NZTA crews have finished cutting a path through dense bush to reach the top of the Manawatu gorge slip, and are clearing bush to establish a safe working platform...

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Wellington St On-Ramp Change Of Mind

Wellington St On-Ramp Change Of Mind

The NZTA has deferred a decision on re-opening the Wellington Street on-ramp until after the Victoria Park Tunnel Project is completed next year. The on-ramp feeds...

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Weekend of Traffic Congestion Ahead

Weekend of Traffic Congestion Ahead

NZTA predicts there’ll be severe traffic congestion this weekend as it gets ready to open 2 of the Victoria Park Tunnel’s 3 lanes on Monday. It says find an...

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Big Boys Toys Trip Far From Boring

Big Boys Toys Trip Far From Boring

Mayor Len Brown leaves for Shanghai on Thursday for a trip that has the potential to push the much-wanted Auckland City Rail Link project one step further. He’s...

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Keeping Track Of Ellerslie – Photos

Keeping Track Of Ellerslie – Photos

NZTA and contractor Fulton Hogan have begun work on the Ellerslie Train Station changes. The station’s platform will be reduced in width by two metres and extended...

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Ellerslie Train Station Revamp Details

Ellerslie Train Station Revamp Details

Ellerslie’s revamped train station – first revealed by AKT – will involve reducing the station’s platform by 2 metres in width and extending it by another...

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TRAFFIC: NZTA's prioritiy was RONS

NZTA: 30% More Find PT Attractive

30% more people think public transport is a viable option, according to the NZTA in its just published annual report. Public transport services performed below...

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PM Opens Vic Tunnel Saturday

PM Opens Vic Tunnel Saturday

The prime minister officially opens Victoria Park tunnel in a ribbon cutting ceremony early next Saturday morning, during the first week of the official election...

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Ellerslie Train Station To be Shifted

Ellerslie Train Station To be Shifted

NZTA plans to reconfigure State Highway One to install a fourth lane, city bound direction and the local council board has been advised that this will require shifting...

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Victoria Park Tunnel Opening Details

Victoria Park Tunnel Opening Details

NZTA will open two of the Victoria Park Tunnel’s three lanes to traffic on Monday, November 7, at the end of a week of intensive work to divert northbound motorway...

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Footbridge Across Harbour Bridge Update

Footbridge Across Harbour Bridge Update

After posting photos of how the footbridge over the Auckland Harbour Bridge SH1 motorway near Fanshawe St is looking like as it’s being built, some have been...

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Leave Your Mark

Leave Your Mark

You’ll be able to leave a permanent mark on new Newmarket Viaduct this Saturday. You can sign your name inside a huge 80-tonne segment of concrete at Mahuru Street...

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The New LED Highway Lights

The New LED Highway Lights

A bank of 130 new high-tech lights were switched on tonight along a rural state highway in Auckland. It’s NZTA’s trial testing of a new generation of...

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Auckland’s Worst Road Dangers

Auckland’s Worst Road Dangers

3pm to 6pm is the most dangerous time for pedestrians in Auckland. 40 years ago 42% of Auckland kids walked to school. Now it is only 25%. Cyclists are involved...

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New Highway Lights Coming

New Highway Lights Coming

A bank of 130 new high-tech lights will glow into action for this first time this Monday night along a rural state highway in Auckland’s when the NZ Transport...

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One Bird That Flew Before RWC

One Bird That Flew Before RWC

I’ve lost count of the number of times I have written over the last few years about a project that will be “ready in time for the Rugby World Cup 2011.” We...

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Teen Drivers -It’s Parents Fault!

Teen Drivers -It’s Parents Fault!

Too many Kiwi parents are happy to turn their teens loose on the road without enough supervised driving practice, according to NZTA which released a survey indicating...

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Army Of Tow Trucks Poised Near Bridge

Army Of Tow Trucks Poised Near Bridge

An army of tow trucks will be the grunt behind NZTA’s Rugby World Cup traffic plans. Heavy and light tow trucks will be part of a Special Incident Response unit...

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