Project

Ōtaki to North of Levin

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Ōtaki to North of Levin

The project will widen the State Highway 1 (SH1) into two lanes in each direction for 24 kilometres between Taylors Road, Ōtaki and Koputaroa, north of Levin. The new road will be built to the east of the current alignment.

The project will include shared paths for walking and cycling and will link with existing path networks as part of the Mackays to Peka Peka Expressway and Peka Peka to Ōtaki Expressway

Key Dates

2024 Expected Contract Award
2025 Expected Construction Commencement
2029 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

NZ Government

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

PROJECT HISTORY

Dec 2018 The projects preferred corridor was selected.
Aug 2020 A draft preferred alignment was identified.
Mar 2021 Waka Kotahi released an updated version of its draft alignment.
Jun 2021 Following a re-evaluation of the New Zealand Upgrade Program, the estimated total cost of the project increased from NZ$817 million to NZ$1.5 billion.
Estimated Total Cost
(2021)
Sector
Road
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
New Zealand |
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