Will they ever finish that section of motorway? When will those extra lanes be open? Why is construction taking so long? Bernard Orsman takes a look at the progress of some of our biggest motorway projects.

After what seems like a lifetime, motorists will soon be able to drive 100km from Auckland to Cambridge on a four-lane highway without passing through Hamilton.

No more deciding which route to tackle through local roads, roundabouts and sets of traffic lights. No more Gordonton Rd shortcuts. No more taking the wrong turn and getting lost.

By the end of next year, all seven


Waikato Expressway: Progress report