Tag : traffic management

Heavy Haulage

Roading sites and oversize loads

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By Jonathan Bhana-Thomson, chief executive, Heavy haulage association. The increasing amount of new road construction and maintenance activities on the nation’s roading network this time...
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Rai Saddle 

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...

In memory of Pauline

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This article first appeared in Contractor February 2017. MARY SEARLE BELL looks back on the award-winning career of Pauline Nobbs, who led the traffic management...

A day at Christchurch’s Avon-Heathcote Estuary

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Repairing and widening the roads around Christchurch’s iconic Avon-Heathcote Estuary posed many interesting challenges, not all of them anticipated, as CHRIS MACANN explains. FOR MANY,...

Ferrymead Bridge: a classic lesson

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The piles on Christchurch’s Ferrymead Bridge would never survive a decent earthquake, the experts said – and then one arrived and proved them right. Hugh...

Auckland’s missing link

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AUCKLAND’S $2.5 BILLION City Rail Link project passed a milestone in April, with the appointment of two construction consortia to commence the first phase of...

Higgins sets roundabout straight

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Two and a half years after 31-year-old American tourist Kallan Stithem died at a notorious King Country intersection while on his honeymoon, the New Zealand Transport...