An article on the Stuff website today:


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Completion of the final $330 million section of the Kāpiti Expressway – part of an asphalt chain including Transmission Gully – has likely been pushed back by another year.

When exactly the $2 billion-worth of connected four-lane road north of Wellington will now open fully remains unknown, as drivers face another summer of traffic woes.

Stuff understands the already-delayed Peka Peka to Ōtaki section, meant to open in 2021, will now likely not open till sometime in 2022.

The NZ Transport Agency says after Covid-19 delays and ongoing work on pavement and a shared pathway, it’s reasonable to expect a delay of “some months”.

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