Category : Roading

Roading

Highest bridge required biggest dig

Jonathan Whittaker
The highest bridge to be constructed on the Hamilton section of the Waikato Expressway required 144,000 cubic metres of earth to be excavated beneath it....
Project Roading

More than a highway

Jonathan Whittaker
Akin to a giant jigsaw, a transport project made up of interlinking and diverse parts is being constructed in Auckland. Richard Silcock reports. Known as...
Project Roading

Tight site and a tight frame

Jonathan Whittaker
For Fulton Hogan, tasked with constructing a new section of road, installing stormwater pipes and upgrading the sewer on a narrow site near Queenstown Airport,...
Roading

Mt Messenger to Awakino Gorge improvements

Jonathan Whittaker
Since 2007 11 deaths and 45 serious injuries have occurred on a section of SH3, making it a high priority for improvement. Richard Silcock checks...
Project Roading

More CRL 
innovations and updates

Gill Prentice
The first contract for the southern end of the City Rail Link project in Auckland was awarded just before the end of last year. THE...
NZTA project Project Roading

Rai Saddle 
realignment

Gill Prentice
A key risk-spot on SH6 between Blenheim and Nelson has undergone a challenging realignment. Hugh de Lacy reports. NO FEWER THAN 20 people have died...