Highway conditions

South Island

SH 1 Cheviot To Waipara - Sh7 Junction
Impact: Road Closed - will be opened at defined intervals
Description: Bridge Repairs
Comment: Repairs To The Hurunui River Bridge Deck Required Between Mon 25th May & Tues 2nd June. Work Will Be Completed At Nights Only Under Road Closures Of 20 Minute Intervals.
Scheduled time:
Start: 25 May 2015 19:00
End: 2 Jun 2015 06:00
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 25 May 2015 19:01
Expected resolution: 02/06/2015 06:00
SH 73 Christchurch To Arthurs Pass.
Impact: Caution
Description: Snow and Ice
Comment: Motorists Are Advised To Expect Winter Driving Conditions.
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 29 May 2015 13:32
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 77 Ashburton To Darfield.
Impact: Caution
Description: Snow and Ice
Comment: Motorists Are Advised To Expect Winter Driving Conditions.
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 29 May 2015 13:26
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 6 Greymouth To Kumara Junction
Impact: Caution
Description: Bridge Repairs
Comment: Taramakau Bridge Will Be Closed Overnight From 8pm Saturday 13 June To 8am Sunday 14 June 2015 And 8pm Saturday 27 June To 8am Sunday 28 June 2015.
Scheduled time:
Start: 25 May 2015 14:27
End: 14 Jun 2015 08:00
Detour route: An Alternate Route Is Available Via The Grey District Council Road Through Jacksons, Moana And Stillwater. Travel Times From Christchurch To Greymouth And Christchurch To Hokitika Will Not Be Affected. Travel Time From Greymouth To Hokitika Will Be Increased By 1.5 Hours.
Update received: 25 May 2015 14:43
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 60 Takaka Hill
Impact: Caution
Description: Maintenance
Comment: Road Is Down To One Lane With Priority Give Way Signs. Motorists Are Advised To Take Extra Care.
Scheduled time:
Start: 1 May 2015 09:38
End: 31 May 2015 12:00
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 1 May 2015 09:44
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 60 Takaka Hill
Impact: Caution
Description: Maintenance
Comment: Road Is Down To One Lane Under Temporary Traffic Lights, Motorists Are Advised To Take Extra Care.
Scheduled time:
Start: 1 May 2015 09:26
End: 31 May 2015 12:00
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 1 May 2015 09:37
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 1 Woodend
Impact: Delays
Description: Road Construction
Comment: Construction Of New Roundabout At The Junction Of Pegasus Blvd And Sh1. Expect Delays.
Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Apr 2015 07:00
End: 31 May 2015 18:00
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 19 Apr 2015 07:00
Expected resolution: 31/05/2015 18:00
SH 1 Kaikoura To Cheviot
Impact: Delays
Description: Bridge Repairs
Comment: Bridge Repair Works. Road Will Be Reduced To A Single Lane & Controlled By Traffic Lights During Work Hours
Scheduled time:
Start: 13 Apr 2015 07:00
End: 30 Jun 2015 18:00
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 13 Apr 2015 07:00
Expected resolution: 30/06/2015 00:00
General Warnings
  • 4 May 2015 12:07 Winter Driving Conditions Exist Over The South Island. Watch For Ice And Grit Particularly In Shaded Areas And On Bridge Decks. Carry Chains When Travelling The Alpine Passes.
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