Tag : Roads of National Significance


Impact of the new political environment for road transport

Jonathan Whittaker
JONATHAN BHANA-THOMSON, NZ Chief executive, Heavy Haulage Association. THE LABOUR-LED coalition has already brought in a number of changes in direction in policy compared to the...
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Update from the NZ Transport Agency

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Tommy Parker, Group Manager, Highways, NZ Transport Agency  I’VE JUST RETURNED from a period of time over in the UK – this time away was part...
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Next year’s highway programme and beyond – where to from here?

By Tommy Parker After robust discussions in recent weeks, we now have a pretty clear view of what our programme of works is going to...
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

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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

Transport Agency project: the Waikato Expressway

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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...

Taking the high road

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  DR BRYAN PIDWERBESKY, Fulton Hogan’s resident pavement and surfacing expert, reviews the country’s current approach to roading design. DESIGNING AND CONSTRUCTING the country’s roads...