Archive for: southern motorway

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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Old Newmarket Viaduct Goes

Old Newmarket Viaduct Goes

Stage 2 of the Newmarket  Viaduct Replacement Project is progressing well with the removal of more than 72% of the old southbound viaduct. This section of the...

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4th Newmarket Lane Opened At Last

4th Newmarket Lane Opened At Last

After a couple of nights of weather affecting road works, the 4th motorway lane across the new southbound Newmarket Viaduct is now open. Despite a heavy fog last...

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Newmarket Viaduct Deconstruction

Newmarket Viaduct Deconstruction

The old part of the Newmarket Viaduct is being dismantled. Part of Newmarket’s Broadway will be reduced to one lane each way from 7am to 8pm this Saturday and...

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Sthern Motorway Closures

Sthern Motorway Closures

There will be extended overnight closures of the southbound lanes of the southern motorway between Market Rd and the Greenlane interchange just after New Year’s...

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More Manukau Changes

More Manukau Changes

More road changes in Manukau because of the problems. This time changes to Wiri Station Road in Manukau from Labour Weekend. The eastbound lanes of Wiri Station...

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Man Killed On Motorway

Man Killed On Motorway

A man died on the Southern Motorway Manukau this afternoon. Police say the man was hit or in police language was in collision with a truck and trailer unit travelling...

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30,000 Free Train Trips Made

30,000 Free Train Trips Made

Free train travel over the weekend saw the usual Sunday patronage jump six-fold. Aucklanders readily took up the free train offer with approximately 30,000 trips...

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Pics: Motorway Open,No Chaos

Pics: Motorway Open,No Chaos

Auckland’s traffic chaos and “extreme delays” never happened. NZTA workers gathered up the traffic cones blocking the motorway just before midday...

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Major Survey Into Motorway Pollution

Major Survey Into Motorway Pollution

NIWA scientists working with Auckland and Canterbury University are researching how dangerous Auckland’s motorway pollution is. Using a late model Ford Falcon...

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Guide To Weekend Roads,Trains

Guide To Weekend Roads,Trains

NZTA’s closure of the SH1 southbound over the Newmarket Viaduct from 5pm Saturday to 5am on Monday morning is the biggest road closure Auckland’s ever...

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NZTA: Don’t Drive From Sat Night

NZTA: Don’t Drive From Sat Night

NZTA officials are warning today that Aucklanders must definitely not drive after 5pm Saturday “unless they really have to.” They say ARTA’s offer...

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On Track For Electric

On Track For Electric

While some of us got drenched trying to walk or cycle the new 1.5km southbound Newmarket viaduct structure, thanks to the sudden heavy rain outbursts, rail workers...

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Sth Motorway Closes For 36hrs

Sth Motorway Closes For 36hrs

A section of the Southern Motorway will be closed for up to 36 hours on the first weekend of September (4th, 5th) for necessary work to open the first stage of the...

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Auck Motorway Projects Update

Auck Motorway Projects Update

Here’s an update from NZTA of all the hectic motorway projects and progress in the next few months leading up to Christmas. The duplicate Manukau Harbour...

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Next Week’s Motorway Work

Next Week’s Motorway Work

This coming week’s closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 8pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be...

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Next Week’s Auckland Road Works To Avoid

Next Week’s Auckland Road Works To Avoid

Here are the main road and motorway closures over the next week around Auckland. Work is done between 8pm and 5am the next day. NORTHERN MOTORWAY (SH1) Northbound...

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Motorway Blue Monster – Your Questions Answered (+ Photos)

Motorway Blue Monster – Your Questions Answered (+ Photos)

After doing a post about that blue monster of a crane towering above Auckland’s southern motorway, I’ve had heaps of questions about it. It certainly...

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Blue Monster Is Distracting

Blue Monster Is Distracting

Travelling down the southern motorway, it’s impossible not to miss the 140-metre long, 20 metre-high, 700-tonne gantry that towers above passing traffic around...

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This Weekend’s Train, Motorway Disruptions

This Weekend’s Train, Motorway Disruptions

As well as no buses for those services affected by the industrial dispute, there is more development work on rail and roads this weekend. Rail bus replacements will...

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More Great News For Motorway Fans

More Great News For Motorway Fans

More great news for Auckland for motorway users. The transport minister and Auckland mayor this morning held a celebration for the official start to construction...

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