In accordance with the Government guidance, major project work (Capital Works) is not seen as an essential service and work sites and workers have been stood down for four weeks.
Services to maintain the site can continue as essential services to ensure these sites remain safe is safe. This includes things like traffic management and environmental controls. We will continue to manage and monitor environmental risks and traffic management plans to protect and ensure safety for the travelling public. It is crucial that we preserve the integrity of the asset and render worksites safe.
Non-essential road works will not continue during Alert Level 4, however we will continue with cyclic maintenance and emergency works.
Where summer renewals and reseal programmes are still in completion, we expect any work already in progress to be completed. In cases where that work is yet to start, we will discuss this as required with our contractors. We are prioritising the continuation of critical maintenance activities first.
Yes, planning work will continue remotely where possible to ensure a continued pipeline of activity in preparation for returning to normal working practices.
Infrastructure will play a critical role in the economic recovery of New Zealand so it’s important this work continues.
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