Category : Roads of National Significance

Contractor Roads of National Significance

The making of the middle: Christchurch’s Western Corridor

Charles Fairbairn
There were a couple of complicating twists in what otherwise seemed like a simple four-laning of the middle of the three Christchurch Western Corridor projects.
Contractor Roads of National Significance

Giant crawler-crane helps construct long bridge

Charles Fairbairn
A giant crawler-crane was used for constructing the longest bridge on the Kapiti Expressway. RICHARD SILCOCK checks out the engineering challenges and some stats on
Contractor Roads of National Significance

RoNS – a lesson in remedial work

Our second feature on the Roads of National Significance looks at the completed Tauranga Eastern Link and the protracted settlement over local network rehabilitation, which
Contractor Roads of National Significance

The original seven RoNS for dummies

Charles Fairbairn
ALAN TITCHALL looks at the origins of the ‘Roads of National Significance’ (RoNS) in part one of a three-part article series that will also cover
Contractor Project Roads of National Significance

Chocks away for Transmission Gully

Charles Fairbairn
Physical work has started on Wellington’s $850 million Transmission Gully Motorway. It is the first New Zealand motorway to be constructed, financed  and maintained under
Contractor Project Roads of National Significance

Transport Agency project: the Waikato Expressway

Charles Fairbairn
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