Tag : Road of National Significance

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Giant crawler-crane helps construct long bridge

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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...

A model approach to roading design – Ara Tuhono Puhoi to Warkworth

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Auckland’s first state highway public private partnership, the Ara Tuhono Puhoi to Warkworth PPP project procurement is underway with contracts expected to be awarded in...
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Chocks away for Transmission Gully

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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...

Keeping on the move

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SIMON BRIDGES, MINISTER OF TRANSPORT The government is making a record investment in transport infrastructure, while preparing for new technologies that will change how we...

French giant steps up its Kiwi presence

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One of our biggest privately-owned contractors, HEB Construction, has been sold to French construction group Vinci for an undisclosed sum. The sale is consistent with...