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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
Project

Mountainous moves

Gill Prentice
Transporting massive concrete bridge beams over the precipitous Arthur’s Pass during the past winter has been a challenging project – and an eye-catching one too,
Contractor

Solving pavement water damage

Vijay Naidu
New research is looking for affordable methods of waterproofing our road surfaces. 
RICHARD SILCOCK explains a four-year research project in progress. WITH ROAD FREIGHT volumes
Awards

IPWEA NZ Excellence Awards

Gill Prentice
The 12th IPWEA NZ Excellence Awards were presented at the Fulton Hogan conference dinner at the IPWEA NZ Conference in Dunedin recently. These are a
Contractor

GEM Awards 2016

Charles Fairbairn
The NZTA’s GEM Awards are a way for the agency to celebrate its contractors’ and consultants’ successes. They also exhibit outstanding examples of the agency’s