Work to widen a 1.4km section of Portobello Rd, on the Otago Peninsula, is expected to stretch into next year.
The views of Barnes Dr, Dunedin, residents are being sought on the proposed work associated with the Caversham Highway redevelopment.
The Waitaki District Council will discuss the issue of State Highway 1 at Big Kuri Creek, just north of Hampden, and at Richmond-Hilderthorpe - both sections of road closed recently due to flooding - with the New Zealand Transport Agency.
A long-awaited realignment of State Highway 1 at Waitati is set to start early next year, and measures including car pooling and bus bays appear to have allayed the concerns of the local community.
Keep the North Otago coast road - between Oamaru and the Waianakarua River mouth - was the clear message given to Waitaki District Council councillors and staff yesterday.
As the winter months set in, many Dunedin residents will turn their attention to how they will tackle ice-covered roads and treacherous footpaths on the city's snow days.
Oamaru man Graeme Clark has urged the Waitaki District Council to consider all possibilities to retain and maintain the coastal road from Oamaru to the Waianakarua River mouth, saying it is not just a road but an "experience".
Improving safety and transport efficiency were two key reasons behind the New Zealand Transport Agency and Queenstown Lakes District Council's plans to upgrade part of State Highway 6 at Frankton.
The company that has won the contract to design and construct improvements to Dunedin's Caversham highway plans to start work on site this time next year.
Negotiations over land needed for the realignment of State Highway 88 past the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin are "fairly close" to completion, Dunedin City Council property manager Robert Clark says.
Several roads near the new Wanaka Primary School are undergoing changes to improve traffic safety, which may cause motoring delays over the next two months.
The driver of a car travelling along Lower Shotover Rd in Queenstown was lucky to escape without injury after hitting a fallen tree branch early yesterday.
Berkshire St, the main arterial road leading into Arrowtown from Malaghans Rd and the Arrowtown-Lake Hayes Rd, is due for an upgrade.
A crane has been brought in to begin replacing railway bridge 217 at Burkes Bay.
It is one of the final stages of the NZTA State Highway 1 cycleway through the city.
Large sections of the popular coastal road between Oamaru and Waianakarua via Kakanui may be abandoned by the Waitaki District Council if coastal erosion gets too bad.
Extensive road works around Arrowtown should not disrupt traffic to and from the New Zealand Golf Open but speed restrictions are likely on State Highway 6, the New Zealand Transport Agency says.
A German woman badly injured when she was hit by a vehicle while crossing Highcliff Rd has returned to visit the site four years later and cannot believe there are no warning signs to prevent a similar accident happening.
People have until January 21, 2010, to make submissions on proposed new roads and a related $6.46 million roundabout on State Highway 6, near Glenda Dr, Frankton.
Dunedin motorists are being asked to have their say on issues ranging from the closure of John Wilson Ocean Dr to the city's new parking regime.