AA Otago has grave concerns about a separated cycle lane on State Highway 1 through central Dunedin and is disappointed at a lack on involvement in developing the proposal.
Unpredicted snow at Milford has hampered efforts by the New Zealand Transport Agency to reopen State Highway 94 from the Lower Hollyford turnoff to Milford Sound.
Two major South Island tourist routes which remained closed yesterday due to slips and avalanches, will be reassessed by the New Zealand Transport Agency today.
New speed limits will be in place on State Highway 1 north and south of Balclutha from Monday.
The Milford road from the Homer Tunnel to Milford Sound is now open around the clock again, the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) says.
Southern red-light runners have clocked up more than $160,000 in infringement fines in just 12 months.
A more collaborative approach to public transport is needed if Dunedin is to solve its future roading problems, the Otago Regional Council says.
Dunedin's multimillion-dollar cycleway plans have hit a speed bump after opposition from a group of businesses forced part of the new network to be put on hold.
Work to replace a flood-damaged culvert that closed a section of State Highway 1 near Waipahi earlier this month should be finished by tomorrow.
Four serious crashes - including two involving fatalities - on Southern roads late last month has prompted a reminder to motorists.
New Zealand Transport Agency's latest procedures and rules, if adopted, will go against what the Otago Regional Council believes is good for Otago's public transport system.
The New Zealand Transport Agency will review recommendations from Otago-Southland Coroner David Crerar, who is calling for tighter regulations for overseas drivers in New Zealand.
Motorists are adapting well to changes along State Highway 1 through central Dunedin.
A piece of Dunedin's history lies buried under the city's latest highway development.
Dunedin City Council transport and New Zealand Transport Agency staff are satisfied trucks will be stopped from entering Dunedin's Cadbury factory site from Anzac Ave after discussions with the company.
There are fears Dunedin could lose out to Auckland as a result of proposed changes to the way the New Zealand Transport Agency allocates funding for roading projects.
The Otago Regional Council is a step closer to retaining new public bus service contracts, following Labour Party support for an amendment to proposed legislation.
A review of how government funding for roads is distributed could have ''reasonable implications for this district'' Central Otago District Council roading committee deputy chairman Barry Becker says.
More than $70,000 has been sought by the New Zealand Transport Agency for costs associated with nine road crashes in Otago and Southland last year.
The air has been cleared between Central Otago Mayor Tony Lepper and the New Zealand Transport Agency after a meeting yesterday at which the state of Nevis Bluff was explained.