Work to remove debris from about 20 piers on the twin bridges on State Highway 82 between Kurow and Hakataramea will take place today, the New Zealand Transport Agency has confirmed.
More money will have to be spent - probably millions - on Maniototo roads in the coming years to cater for more intensive farming, the Central Otago District Council was told at its estimates meeting this week.
A construction project to upgrade and widen a section of Malaghans Rd will begin next week, Queenstown Lakes District Council project manager Steve Hewland says.
One of the most "challenging" roads in Central Otago is about to become less of a problem.
Queenstown Lakes District Council has moved to adopt a $105,000 option to upgrade the river eroded Von Rd - the sole public access to Mt Nicholas Station, Walter Peak Station and the Walter Peak visitor centre.
The Dunedin City Council is asking the Chalmers Community Board for its view on a proposed road widening to accommodate walkers and cyclists between Careys Bay and Aramoana.
The seal of the busy main road into Queenstown will "fall to bits" if it is not resurfaced in an essential $700,000 project before this winter, the New Zealand Transport Agency says.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council has scheduled two significant road projects costing nearly $2 million for next month.
Roadworkers will soon help Dunedin's southern gateway lose its bottleneck after officials yesterday confirmed they had the money to widen it.
The lack of Government funding for a long-proposed 198km tourist road linking Haast and Hollyford has not deterred Invercargill MP Eric Roy from tabling the proposal yet again for further investigation.
Residents likely to be affected by the Caversham Valley highway redevelopment want the Dunedin City Council to help them get a better deal.
The $1.1 million contract to resurface and improve safety on Centennial Ave, Alexandra, has been let to Fulton Hogan.
Part of McDonald Rd, one of the main roads to Woodside, near Outram, reopened yesterday after being closed for about five days when a sizeable cavity was found, threatening the stability of the road.
The Waitaki District and Otago Regional Councils want the New Zealand Transport Agency to organise a forum of community organisations to discuss solutions to the flooding which closes State Highway 1 north of Oamaru.
Land acquisition deals for roading purposes - at Malaghans Rd and Little Rd and on the Crown Range Rd - have been approved by the Queenstown Lakes District Council.
Retailers likely to be affected by roadworks that would result from a safety upgrade of Centennial Ave in Alexandra have called for more details about the project.
Improvements to part of Waenga Dr in Cromwell should improve cyclist safety and lessen crashes into parked cars, a roading engineer said.
The upgrade of kerbing and footpaths in Tarbert St in Alexandra is due to be completed within two weeks.
Work on the State Highway 88 re-alignment around the Forsyth Barr Stadium, in Dunedin, began in earnest yesterday, with diggers moving on to what will become the site of a new roundabout.
Part of Gorge Rd is to get a $1.5 million footpath upgrade, which should improve safety and pedestrian facilities.