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Construction underway for New Zealand highway link

Christian Fernsby |
Construction work for the new highway in New Zealand to improve transport between Peka Peka and Otaki is well underway.

Topics: NEW ZEALAND HIGHWAY   

According to the project team, the work is now back on track.

The project calls for the construction of a highway featuring two lanes in either direction, as well as 9km of connecting roads and a 1.3km railway stretch.

However, the project has been hit by a number of delays and will not meet the original deadline of early 2021 that had been intended initially.

The pricetag for the work also increased from the original US$212.5 million (NZ$330 million) to $260.8 million (NZ$405 million).


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