Category : Project

Contractor Feature Project

A day at Christchurch’s Avon-Heathcote Estuary

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Repairing and widening the roads around Christchurch’s iconic Avon-Heathcote Estuary posed many interesting challenges, not all of them anticipated, as CHRIS MACANN explains. FOR MANY,...
Contractor Project

Kapiti’s Expressway forges ahead

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Construction of the $630 million, four-lane Kapiti Expressway is forging ahead and despite technical challenges and a very wet winter contractors are rejoicing over progress....
Contractor Project

Making good State Highway 58

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An upgrading and widening programme on State Highway 58, which began in February, is being done in various stages. Costing $25 million, the first stage...
Contractor Project

Waikato Expressway’s Karapiro Gully bridge- Simple yet Unique

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Alan Titchall visits the construction site of the highest bridge and longest bridge built on the new Waikato Expressway near Cambridge, and the first in...
Contractor Project Roads of National Significance

Transport Agency project: the Waikato Expressway

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Construction work on the $2.1 billion, 102 kilometre-long Waikato Expressway is, according to the NZ Transport Agency, ramping up and moving along and is pretty...
Contractor Project

Night Moves

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To prevent disrupting flights in and out of Gisborne, a specialist team from Downer recently resealed the town’s runway in sections, over 14 nights, while...