Tag : Waikato Expressway

2019 Perspectives

Perspectives 2019: Infrastructure and transport

Charles Fairbairn
BY HON PHIL TWYFORD, MINISTER FOR TRANSPORT, HOUSING & URBAN DEVELOPMENT  The Coalition Government remains committed to delivering a modern and efficient transport system. It’s
Roading

Highest bridge required biggest dig

Jonathan Whittaker
The highest bridge to be constructed on the Hamilton section of the Waikato Expressway required 144,000 cubic metres of earth to be excavated beneath it.
NZTA project Project

Engaging with the environment at Taupiri

Gill Prentice
The Huntly section of the Transport Agency’s Waikato Expressway project had a couple of interesting challenges that have been overcome with great success. Engagement with
Comment Contractor

Next year’s highway programme and beyond – where to from here?

Charles Fairbairn
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 Project Roads of National Significance

Transport Agency project: the Waikato Expressway

Charles Fairbairn
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
Contractor Feature

French giant steps up its Kiwi presence

Charles Fairbairn
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