NZTA

Downer wins $86m highway contract

Downer wins $86m highway contract

Downer NZ's roading division has secured an $86million seven-year contract covering the maintenance, marking and resurfacing of much of Otago's network of state highways.

Motorists warned as southern highways melt

Motorists warned as southern highways melt

The New Zealand Transport Agency is warning motorists to take care as highways begin to wilt under a sustained assault from the sun.

Frustrating fight for 30kmh limit

Frustrating fight for 30kmh limit

Careys Bay resident Kristine Nicolau is frustrated that the fight to have a permanent 30kmh speed restriction in the Port Chalmers main street has still not been won.

Intersection problems mounting

Intersection problems mounting

Some drivers are facing ''grave difficulties'' in using a major Mosgiel intersection at peak times, a community representative, Bill Feather, warns.

Bridges being strengthened to take heavier loads

Bridges being strengthened to take heavier loads

The New Zealand Transport Agency has $1.6 million worth of bridge strengthening work under way, or about to, on highways in Central Otago and the Queenstown Lakes district.

Business case delayed

A business case being prepared for new separated cycleways along Dunedin's one-way streets is now expected to be made public within two months, the New Zealand Transport Agency says.

Concerns prompt action over intersection

Concerns prompt action over intersection

A Dunedin intersection which the owner of a nearby business says is unsafe is about get some attention.

NZTA deadlines loom

Looming deadlines for New Zealand Transport Agency funding assistance are pressing the Dunedin City Council to identify its transportation project priorities before considering other budget priorities.

Roading cash cut 'bitter pill'

Roading cash cut 'bitter pill'

A multimillion-dollar cut to New Zealand Transport Agency funding for Dunedin roading projects is a ''bitter pill to swallow'', and could have implications for work programmes across the city, Dunedin City Council staff say.

NZTA says buses better with ORC

The New Zealand Transport Agency has called for the Otago Regional Council to hold on to Dunedin's bus system for the next two years.

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