Project

Northwestern Bus Improvements

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Northwestern Bus Improvements

The project aims to deliver short-term upgrades to improve public transport travel time and reliability for trips to and from northwest Auckland. The improvements proposed over the next five years include:

  • a new station at Westgate 
  • interim bus stops at the Lincoln Road and Te AtatÅ« motorway interchanges
  • upgrading and extending bus shoulder lanes on the Northwestern Motorway (SH16)
  • improvements at motorway interchanges to increase priority for buses, and
  • a review of the bus network to utilise the new bus stops.

Key Dates

Aug 2021 Expected Construction Commencement
Feb 2023 Expected Construction Completion

Funding contributions

NZ Government

Procurement

Procuring Agency: Auckland Transport

PROJECT HISTORY

Jul 2020 The New Zealand Government confirmed NZ$100 million for improvements to the North Western Motorway, as part of its infrastructure stimulus program.
Nov 2020 Auckland Transport issued an Advance Notice announcing that it intends to release a Request for Proposal (RFP) process for the Detailed Design Package One of Northwestern Bus Improvements project.
May 2021 Auckland Transport issued the tender for the Westgate Station Design Phase of the project.
Sep 2021 The 2021-24 National Land Transport Programme allocated $17 million to the project.
Estimated Total Cost
(2020)
Sector
Road
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
New Zealand |
Resources
Media releases
2020/07/18
Project pages
Auckland Transport