NZTA

Speed limit to be reduced near Waitati

The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) is looking at reducing the speed limit on State Highway 1 near the entrance to Waitati township, after years of concern from locals that the area is unsafe.

Tiny strip of land outstanding

A long-forgotten strip of land owned by a Dunedin merchant in the 1870s is proving a loose end for the New Zealand Transport Agency, as it ties up legal requirements for the Caversham highway.

Twin bridges to be replaced by 2014

Twin bridges to be replaced by 2014

The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) yesterday announced that the 132-year-old twin bridges spanning the Waitaki River at Kurow and Hakataramea will be replaced by mid-2014.

No funds for road projects

A confirmed $8.8 million shortfall in funding from the New Zealand Transport Agency has meant Queenstown Lakes District Council cannot fund three roading projects.

Funding granted for next stage of cycleway

Funding granted for next stage of cycleway

The approval of more than $2 million of New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) funding for the next stage of Otago Peninsula cycleway is being hailed as a victory for the whole city.

Roads to 'get rougher' as budget slashed

Roads to 'get rougher' as budget slashed

A $4 million hole in its roading budget means the Dunedin City Council will be unable to do all the work it had planned to do on the city's roads in the next three years.

Chance for a say on Anzac Ave?

Chance for a say on Anzac Ave?

Dunedin ratepayers could have input into whether the section of Anzac Ave between St Andrew St and Castle St should be permanently closed to traffic.

Otago transport system to receive $280 million

The Otago transport system will receive $280 million of national funding over the next three financial years, two-thirds of which is earmarked for the maintenance of existing roads.

Counting cost of highway crashes

Counting cost of highway crashes Twelve state highway intersections across the province have come at a social cost of more than $30 million, and resulted in five fatalities and 16 serious injury crashes between 2005 and 2011.

No replacement bridge until 2016

No replacement bridge until 2016

Construction of the replacement Kawarau Falls bridge has not been included in the 2012-15 regional land transport programme for Otago, despite a collaborative approach from Otago and Southland to bring the date forward.

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