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Budget 2006: 5-year Funding Package for SHs

Key Deliverables Expected from the Initial 5-year Funding Package for State Highways (2006/07 to 2010/11)

(Note: Land Transport NZ will decide the precise funding allocations under the new funding package)

Large State Highway Improvements Built and Opened - 2006/07 to 2010/11

State Highway Corridor Projects Built
SH1, Cape Reinga SH1, Waitiki Land to Cape Reinga Stage 2 *
SH1, Awanui to Whangarei SH1, Akerama Curves Realignment *
Auckland Northern Gateway SH1, ALPURT B2
Auckland North Shore SH1, Northern Busway
SH1, Esmonde Rd Interchange
SH1, Ramp Signalling
SH1, Northcote to Sunnynook Auxiliary Lane
Auckland Central Improvements SH1, Central Motorway Junction - Stage 2
SH16, Newton Rd to Western Springs Auxilary Lane
SH1, Auckland Harbour Bridge Moveable Lane Barrier
SH1, Auckland Harbour Bridge Stormwater Upgrade
SH1, Newmarket Viaduct to Greenlane Auxiliary Lane*
SH16, Punganui Bridge Replacement *
Auckland Western Ring Route SH20, Mt Roskill Extension
SH20, Manukau Extension
SH18, Greenhithe Deviation
Auckland North-western Motorway SH16, Ramp Signalling

Auckland Southern Motorway SH1, Waiouru Connection (Manukau City)
SH1, Ramp Signalling
Waikato Maramarua Expressway SH2, Mangatawhiri Deviation
Hamilton Western Corridor SH1, Church to Avalon 4 Laning
SH1, Avalon Drive Bypass
SH1, Hamilton to Taupo SH1, East Taupo Arterial *
SH1, Piarere-Oak Tree Bend Realignment
Tauranga Strategic Network Tauranga Harbour Link
Tauranga Travel Demand Management *
SH36, Tauranga to Rotorua SH36, Pyes Pa Bypass
Hawkes Bay Expressway SH50A, Meeanee Rd Interchange
SH1, Waiouru to Bulls SH1, Hihitahi Bluffs Realignment
SH3 New Plymouth to Hawera SH3, Bell Block Bypass
Wellington Western Corridor SH1, Mackays Overbridge
SH1, Centennial Highway Median Barrier
Wellington Hutt Corridor SH2, Dowse to Petone
Wellington City SH1, Wellington Inner City Bypass
SH2 Wairarapa SH2, Waiohine Bridge
SH1 Picton to Kaikoura SH1, Awatere Bridge
SH 60, Richmond to Motueka SH60, Ruby Bay Bypass *
Christchurch City Christchurch Travel Demand Management
SH1 Oamaru to Dunedin SH1, Tumai – Waikouaiti Realignment
* Construction, subject to investigation and design being completed as planned

Large State Highway Improvements Built and Opened - 2006/07 to 2010/11 (Additional to August 2005 State Highway Forecast)

State Highway Corridor Projects Built
SH1, Awanui to Whangarei SH1, Bulls Gorge Realignment *
Auckland Southern Motorway SH1, Papakura Interchange Upgrade Stage 1*
Hawkes Bay Expressway SH50A, Hawkes Bay Expressway (Southern) *
SH2, South of Hastings SH2, Waipukurau Overbridge Realignment *
SH6 West Coast (South Island) SH6, Arahura Bridge Replacement *
* Construction, subject to investigation and design being completed as planned

Large State Highway Improvements with Substantive Construction Starts - 2006/07 to 2010/11 (1 years construction at least)

State Highway Corridor Projects Started
SH1, Whangarei SH1, Kamo Bypass Stage II *
SH1, Whangarei to Auckland SH1, Warkworth Improvements Stage 1*
Auckland Western Ring Route SH18, Hobsonville Deviation
SH16, Brigham Creek Extension
SH16, Te Atatu - Royal 6L *
SH20, Waterview Connection *
SH20, Manukau Harbour Crossing *
SH18/20, Ramp Signalling*
Auckland Central Improvements SH1, Vic Park Tunnel *
SH1, Newmarket Viaduct *
Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS)
Waikato Expressway SH1, Te Rapa Bypass *
SH1, Rangiriri Bypass *
SH3 New Plymouth to Hawera SH3, Rugby Road Underpass
SH1, Waiouru to Bulls SH1, Ohingaiti-Makohine Realignment
SH2, Wairarapa / Hawkes Bay SH2, Papatawa Realignment *
Wellington Western Corridor SH1, Kapiti Western Link Rd Stage 1 *
SH3, New Plymouth to Hawera SH 3, Normanby Overbridge Realignment
Christchurch Southern Links SH1, Christchurch Southern Motorway Extension *
Christchurch Western Corridor SH1, Memorial Ave to Yaldhurst 4L
Dunedin City SH1, Caversham 4 Laning *
National Toll Systems Project *
* Construction started, subject to investigation and design being completed as planned

Large State Highway Improvements with Substantive Construction Starts - 2006/07 to 2010/11 (Additional to August 2005 State Highway Forecast)

State Highway Corridor Project Started
SH2, Napier to Gisborne SH2, Matahorua Gorge Realignment *
Wellington Hutt Corridor SH2/SH58 Grade Separation *
* Construction started, subject to investigation and design being completed as planned

Large State Highway Improvements Being Prepared for a Construction Start - 2006/07 to 2010/11

State Highway Corridor Projects Developed
Auckland Western Ring Route SH16, Te Atatu Interchange Westbound off ramp
SH16, Rosebank to Te Atatu 6L
SH16, Waterview to Rosebank 8L
Waikato Expressway SH1, Ngaruawahia Bypass
SH1, Cambridge Bypass
SH1, Longswamp to Rangiriri 4L
SH1, Huntly Bypass
Waikato Maramarua Expressway SH2, Maramarua Deviation
Coromandel Gateway SH25, Kopu Bridge Replacement
Tauranga Strategic Network SH2, Tauranga Eastern Motorway
SH2, Tauranga Northern Arterial
Gisborne - Tolaga SH35, Gisborne - Tolaga Seal Widening
SH2 Hawkes Bay SH2, Takapau Plains Seal Widening
Wellington Western Corridor SH1, Transmission Gully (investigation & preliminary design)
Kapiti Western Link Road (Southern Section)
Wellington Rimutaka Hill SH2, Rimutaka Corner Easing
Nelson - Marlborough SH6, Whangamoa South Realignment
Christchurch Western Corridor SH1, Sawyers Arms to Memorial Ave
Milford Sound Tourist Route SH94, Homer East Portal Avalanche Shed

Large State Highway Improvements Being Prepared for a Design Start –2006/07 to 2010/11

State Highway Corridor Projects Investigated
SH12, Kaipara SH12, Matakohe Realignment
SH1, Whangarei to Auckland SH1, Schedewys Hill Deviation
SH1, Whangarei to Auckland SH1, Brynderwyn Hill Realignment
Waikato Maramarua Expressway SH2, Kopuku Realignment
Hamilton Southern Corridor Hamilton Southern Links
SH2, North of Tauranga SH2 Katikati Bypass
SH2, Omokoroa Roundabout
Wellington Western Corridor Kapiti Western Link Road Stage 2
Wellington Hutt Corridor SH2, Melling Interchange
Wellington City SH1, Basin Reserve Improvements
Tasman – West Coast SH6, Hope Saddle Realignment
Christchurch Northern Links Christchurch Northern Arterial (rural)
QE2 4-Laning (Northern Arterial to Hills Rd)
Western Belfast Bypass
Christchurch Western Corridor SH1, Memorial Ave Intersection
West Coast SH6, Gates of Haast
Dunedin Southern Corridor SH1, East Taieri Bypass
Queenstown SH6, Kawarau Falls Bridge

Projects Removed from first Five Years (in response to RLTCs revising their priorities)

State Highway Corridor Projects Removed
Manawatu – Wanganui SH2, Manawatu Hill Realignment
Gisborne SH35, North Tolaga Seal Widening
Hawkes Bay SH38, Waikaremoana Seal Extension


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