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This notice advises that the draft Standard safety intervention toolkit is available to assist project managers to more easily apply the Safe Network Programme funding model. The draft toolkit has been released, will come into effect from 14 March 2019 and should be applied to all works in the Safe Network Programme.
The purpose of the Z19 State highway environmental and social responsibility standard is to explain to Transport Agency project and maintenance contract managers and their teams how and when to implement the Transport Agency’s environmental and social, including urban design, requirements of any state highway work.
The Transport Agency has developed the Coastal affects assessment guideline in response to the Agency’s focus on long-term climate change impacts, such as sea level rise, increased inundation, and various environmental effects to ensure resilience of the New Zealand highway network.
This notice advises that the procedures for managing the design, construction and maintenance of cycling and shared path facilities have been revised. The new standard applies from February 2019 and should be used by all staff carrying out physical works in the areas identified on the state highway network facilities map.
The P46 State highway stormwater specification sets out the design and construction stormwater requirements for all state highway improvement projects, however a construction specification will still be necessary for construction requirements.