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Ward Street Wastewater pipe renewal Stage 2 underway

Wellington Water is carrying out work to renew the aging wastewater system at the southern end of Ward Street. Work began on 4 December 2017 and is expected to be completed in April 2018. This stage is from the Maclean Street intersection to the Wilford Street intersection. Ward Street is a busy commuter road and… Read more »

Upper Hutt city centre pipe renewals and roading upgrade enters next stage

This week sees the completion of the pipe renewals and transition to the next stage of roading works in Upper Hutt’s city centre. UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 29 SEP 2017—The water and roading work in Upper Hutt’s Main Street and Wakefield Street is entering its next stage. The water and wastewater pipe renewals undertaken by… Read more »

NZTA: SH2 – Busy month for roadworks through Hutt Valley in October

Whakatiki St intersection traffic lights New traffic lights on the State Highway 2 and Whakatiki Street intersection on the River Road in Upper Hutt are set to start operating in the first week of October. The Transport Agency’s Transport System Manager for Wellington Mark Owen says the traffic lights have been installed to improve safety… Read more »

Karapoti Road closed due to slip

A drop accompanied by a slip from the slope above the road has caused significant damage to Karapoti Road narrowing it to the point where we have had to close the road for safety reasons. To protect the safety of road users, the road will be closed with concrete blocks to prevent any vehicle from… Read more »

Upper Hutt weather update: Tuesday 26 September, 10.15 am

Council has received reports of slips in the Moonshine, Akatarawa, and Mangaroa valleys. We are investigating and will update as we get more detail. Drivers are advised to exercise extreme caution being especially mindful of speed, following distances, and surface water and debris. Please keep an eye on your street stormwater drains and clear them… Read more »

NZTA: Spring marks start of major roadworks on SH2 Rimutaka Hill Road

Major roadworks are set to start from the first week of September on the Rimutaka Hill Road, State Highway 2 between Wellington and the Wairarapa. Half bridge and safety barrier project The first project is the construction of a reinforced concrete half bridge and the installation of a new safety barrier on a curve located… Read more »

NZTA: Allow for longer journey times on State Highway 58 this weekend

Motorists are being advised to allow extra time for their journeys over State Highway 58 (SH58) this weekend, or consider taking alternative routes, as work starts (weather permitting) on the tie-in between the existing road and the new Haywards Interchange. The work was scheduled for earlier this month but was postponed because of a poor… Read more »