Progress from Huntly Section

The HEB/Fulton Hogan JV team working at Huntly section of the Waikato Expressway had been hoping for a dry start to the earthworks season; they can be pretty happy with the weather thus far. There is a further 1.3 million cubic metres of earth to move this season, but glorious conditions prevail at the site.…

Transmission Gully fly-over animation

The Transport Agency has just released an animated clip profiling Transmission Gully. The clip animates the experience driving south from Mackays Crossing to Linden. Particular construction challenges, like the Cannons Creek Bridge, are given a frame-by-frame sequence. It’s a stunning clip and will give viewers an appreciation of the challenges the Wellington Gateway Partnership(WGP) is…

Kapiti Expressway: Video Diary

Contractor Magazine’s visual coverage of project work on the Kapiti Expressway has come from several regular sources. We have photographer Mark Coote to thank for the majority of the still images- thank you Mark- published thus far. Then there is the video coverage- from different sources on YouTube. We subscribe to the NZTA YouTube channel where…

Causeway Upgrade

Causeway update (from December’s magazine) One of the largest roading projects in the country’s history is surging ahead in west Auckland and, although it’s progressing well, there’s still a lot to do. Work on the $1.45 billion Western Ring Route is permanently changing the topography of Auckland’s motorway and includes a massive upgrade to the…