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This work category provides for the renewal of existing:

  • road furniture, lighting, signs and markings, and
  • traffic management equipment and facilities.

Qualifying activities

  • Examples of qualifying activities

    Examples of qualifying activities include, but may not be limited to:

    • traffic signs, traffic signals and area-wide traffic control systems
    • road delineation marker posts
    • pavement markings, including bus priority lane and cycleway markings on all non-separated road surfaces and markings for stock crossings
    • sight rails
    • carriageway lighting, including poles and replacement of lanterns at the end of their economic life with more efficient types
    • belisha beacons and lighting at pedestrian crossings
    • Advanced Traffic Management Systems (ATMS)
    • variable message signs (VMS)
    • Local Area Traffic Management Schemes (LATMS), including speed control devices and threshold treatments
    • ramp metering equipment
    • surveillance devices and traffic monitoring equipment, such as closed-circuit television systems
    • emergency telephones on motorways, and
    • weighing facilities owned by a Road Controlling Authority (RCA) and/or operated as a weight surveillance facility.

    Other potential activities that are not in the above list should be discussed with Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency for eligibility.

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Qualifying standard

To qualify for funding from this work category, all work must comply with Waka Kotahi's policy on traffic control devices and signs.


  • Exclusions

    The work category excludes:

    • the reinstatement of facilities that is caused by maintenance or construction/implementation work – this shall be charged to the maintenance or construction/implementation project
    • amenity lighting – this is not eligible for funding assistance.
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Funding assistance rate

The usual funding assistance rate is:

Applying for funding approval

Applications for funding approval should be made through the maintenance module in Transport Investment Online(external link) (TIO).

Further information

For detail about: