Mt Messenger Bypass
The Mt Messenger section of the state highway network is strategically important to the Taranaki region and provides access to northern markets and export outlets, tourism linkages and access to health, cultural and other services.
- Waka Kotahi NZ
- $200 million
- The Mt Messenger Alliance brings together Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, Downer, HEB Construction, Tonkin & Taylor, WSP, Holmes Consulting and Isthmus.
Of all the large infrastructure projects I’ve been fortunate enough to work on, the outstanding attention to environmental and cultural outcomes has been a career highlight. This is credit to the shared vision of the Alliance team and all the people that made this happen
Percent of vehicles using the corridor are heavy vehicles20 20
Vehicles per day on the existing corridor2,300 2,300
The year originally built1896 1896