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Package of safety improvements proposed for SH58 Haywards

NZTA News Release | 18 July 2017 From now until 21 August, the NZ Transport Agency will engage with the community who use State Highway 58 on a proposed package of safety improvements. The Transport Agency proposes to: separate opposing traffic using a median safety barrier improve intersections install two new roundabouts at Moonshine Road… Read more »

Upper Hutt weather update: Thursday 13 July, 5.15 pm

So far Upper Hutt is faring well under the current weather conditions. We have some surface flooding and usual wet weather hazards. Drivers are advised to exercise extreme caution being especially mindful of speed, following distances, and surface water. Please keep an eye on your street stormwater drains and clear them if possible to avoid… Read more »

NZTA: Whakatiki Street intersection improvements start tonight

Work to improve safety at the intersection of State Highway 2 and Whakatiki Street in Upper Hutt is set to get under way tonight. The project involves the installation of traffic lights and CCTV cameras, as well as improvements to the road surface. This is an excerpt from the media release from NZTA. To view… Read more »

Gibbons St traffic light repairs and Whakatiki St intersection improvements

Gibbons Street Traffic Lights Please be advised that the NZTA traffic signals at the Gibbons Street–River Road intersection were damaged during the resurfacing work on Tuesday night. Repairs will be completed next Tuesday/Wednesday. SH2\Whakatiki Street intersection improvements: Media release from the New Zealand Transport Agency—1 June 2017 Work to improve safety at the intersection of… Read more »

New Birchville Bridge reopens at 5 pm today

Following a final safety inspection at 2.00 pm this afternoon, the engineer and the contractors have confirmed that the bridge will be open for public use at 5.00 pm today. Over the next few weeks there may be times when traffic is delayed by stop/go signs as the contractors finalise changes to the services on… Read more »

First public charger in Upper Hutt the next step in support for electric vehicles

Upper Hutt City Council is backing electric vehicle projects, building on the city’s sustainability initiatives. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 28 APR 2017—Upper Hutt Mayor, Wayne Guppy has today opened the first public electric vehicle charging station in the city. The new fast-charging station, located at Lion Court, is in the heart of Upper Hutt’s city… Read more »

Repair works taking place on Moonshine Hill Road: 9am to 5pm

For approximately four weeks Council will be repairing a road edge slip (drop out) on Moonshine Hill Road at the location marked on the map below. During this time there will be delays. A stop/go will be in place during work hours of 8am to 5pm. Outside these hours the road will be open. Road… Read more »

SH2/SH58 Haywards Interchange Roundabout opening over Easter weekend

We are approaching a major milestone in the SH2/ SH58 interchange project, with traffic to start flowing on the new roundabout over Easter weekend. If you’re travelling through this area, the road layout will be different to what you’re used to, so following is a quick guide on how to use the new interchange. If… Read more »