Tag : Kapiti Expressway

NZTA project

Transmission Gully taking shape 

Gill Prentice
It’s just over two-years since enabling work and construction of Wellington’s Transmission Gully Motorway began and it is forging ahead despite the difficult terrain and
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Transmission Gully Motorway progressing well

Charles Fairbairn
There’s been some significant progress made constructing the $850 million Transmission Gully motorway that is beyond the public gaze. RICHARD SILCOCK checks out progress. SCHEDULED
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 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

Kapiti’s Expressway forges ahead

Charles Fairbairn
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.