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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 »

NZTA: SH2/58 Haywards tie-in works postponed

Motorists are being advised that work to tie in the new Haywards Interchange with the existing road is being postponed, due to expected poor weather conditions. The NZ Transport Agency had been planning for this work to go ahead from 7pm tonight through to Sunday evening. But rain forecast for the weekend means the work… Read more »

Upper Hutt Station pedestrian accessway mural coming

Upper Hutt City Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council are collaborating to improve the commuter experience at Upper Hutt Station’s underground pedestrian accessway.   UPPER HUTT, Wellington NZ, 11 AUG 2017—Greater Wellington Regional Council’s new 94-space, free commuter parking on Goodshed Rd has seen an increase in commuters using Upper Hutt Station’s underground accessway as… Read more »

NZTA: Snow expected on Rimutaka Hill Road

The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists who intend to use the Rimutaka Hill Road this evening that snow is expected to fall on the road, and there is a possibility it may close. NZTA Wellington Transport Systems Manager Mark Owen says the MetService is predicting that there could be snow in the region down… Read more »

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 »