Highway conditions

South Island

SH 6 Greymouth To Kumara Junction ( Taramakau Bridge)
Impact: Road Closed
Description: Public Event
Comment: During The Period Of Closure There Will Be No Alternate Route. There May Also Be Minor Delays Before And After The Stated Closure Time.
Scheduled time:
Start: 31 Jan 2015 08:15
End: 31 Jan 2015 09:00
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 13 Jan 2015 15:38
Expected resolution: 31/01/2015 09:00
SH 73 Arthurs Pass To Otira
Impact: Caution
Description: Pavement Repairs
Comment: Road Is Reduced To A Single Lane, Traffic Lights Are Controlling The Site. Expect Delays Of Approximately 5 Minutes.
Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Jan 2015 15:53
End: 10 Apr 2015 00:00
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 28 Jan 2015 13:04
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 6 Cromwell To Queenstown (nevis Bluff)
Impact: Delays
Description: Rock Face Stabilisation
Comment: Rock Face Stabilisation Works At The Nevis Bluff Are To Commence On Monday 2nd Feb Through To Friday 27th Feb. Please Allow For Delays Of 10 Minutes, Mon - Fri Between 8am And 5pm.
Scheduled time:
Start: 2 Feb 2015 08:00
End: 27 Feb 2015 17:00
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 23 Jan 2015 10:35
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 1 Christchurch To Ashburton
Impact: Delays
Description: Road Construction
Comment: Road Reconstruction Works Between Rakaia And Overdale. Delays Of Up To Five Minutes Can Be Expected Due To Temporary Speed Limit Through The Site
Scheduled time:
Start: 12 Jan 2015 08:00
End: 24 Apr 2015 16:00
Detour route: If Destination Is Mount Cook, Tekapo Or Queenstown Then It Is Suggested That An Alternate Route Through Sh77 And Route 72 Is Taken To Avoid Road Works
Update received: 14 Jan 2015 10:01
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 74 Horotane Valley Rd Bridge
Impact: Vehicle Restrictions;
Road constricted for oversize and non-standard vehicles
Comment: Oversized Vehicles Will Be Restricted. Travel Will Only Be Permitted Monday To Friday Between The Hours Of 9.00am To 4.00pm
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 12 Jun 2014 10:07
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 74 Anzac Drive
Impact: Vehicle Restrictions;
Road constricted for oversize and non-standard vehicles
Description: Earthquake Damage
Comment: Bridge Restricted To Overweight Loads Due To Earthquake Impact. Bridge Not To Be Crossed By Any Overweight Loads Except For Iso Containers Being Moved On Existing Overweight Permits. Any Other Overweight Loads (including Those Travelling On Area Permits) Will Be Considered On A Case By Case Basis.
Detour route: Sh1 Or Sh73.
Update received: 12 Jun 2014 10:07
Expected resolution: Until further notice
There are no current general warnings for South Island.
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