Highway conditions

South Island

SH 6 Haast To Makarora ( Gates Of Haast To Haast Pass - Diana Falls)
Impact: Road Closed
Description: Rock falls
Comment: This Section Of Road Will Be Closed Every Night From 6pm To 8am At The Slip. The Road Will Close At Haast At 5pm And Reopen 7:30am. At Makarora The Road Will Close At 5:30pm And Reopen At 7:30am. Delays Or Closures May Be Necessary At Other Times In The Event Of Further Heavy Rain Or Slips.
Scheduled time:
Start: 25 Mar 2014 11:08
End: 25 Mar 2015 00:00
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 24 Apr 2014 18:00
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 1 Between Princess & Queens Gardens
Impact: Road Closed - will be opened at defined intervals
Comment: Rattray St West Bound Will Be Closed Nightly From 6:30pm Till 7am Between Princess St And Queens Gardens From 27th April Till 2nd May, Detours Will Be In Place During These Times And Motorists Are Advised There May Be Delays, Rattray St Will Be Open During The Day.
Scheduled time:
Start: 27 Apr 2014 18:30
End: 2 May 2014 07:00
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 17 Apr 2014 13:29
Expected resolution: 02/05/2014 07:00
SH 75 Lillian St To Nicholls Rd
Impact: Road Closed
Description: Public Event
Comment: Temporary Road Closure Between 8:00am & 10:30am On Friday April 25th For Anzac Parade. Signed Detour In Place Between Lillian St & Nicholls Rd
Scheduled time:
Start: 25 Apr 2014 08:00
End: 25 Apr 2014 10:30
Detour route: Signed Detour Route Through Lillian St, Wales St, Oakridge St & Nicholls Rd
Update received: 11 Mar 2014 12:30
Expected resolution: 25/04/2014 10:30
SH 74 Pages Rd To Breezes Rd
Impact: Road Closed - will be opened at defined intervals
Description: Resurfacing
Comment: Road Reconstruction Of Anzac Dr Between Breezes Rd And Pages Rd. Anzac Dr Will Be Closed To Light Traffic Between 7am And 7pm Daily. During These Times There Will Be A Signed Detour Route In Place. The Estimated Closure Period Is Between 22/01/2014 & 30/04/2014.
Scheduled time:
Start: 22 Jan 2014 08:00
End: 30 Apr 2014 17:00
Detour route: Detour Route Through Breezes Rd & Pages Rd.
Update received: 6 Mar 2014 16:44
Expected resolution: 30/04/2014 17:00
SH 1 Clarence To Hundalee
Impact: Caution
Comment: Due To Recent Weather Events Motorists Are Advised To Take Extra Care.
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 24 Apr 2014 16:07
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 6 Fox Glacier To Haast ( Karangarua Bridge)
Impact: Vehicle Restrictions;
Closed to heavy vehicles
Comment: Bridge Will Be Open On The Hour And Half Hour To Clear Traffic From 8am To 6pm. There Is A Weight Restriction Of 25t And Vehicles Must Travel Across The Bridge One At A Time.
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 24 Apr 2014 08:09
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 75 Little River To Akaroa
Impact: Delays
Description: Flooding
Comment: Road Is Open. Delays Of Up To An Hour Are Expected Due To Parts Of The Road Being Down To One Lane.
Detour route: No Detour Route
Update received: 20 Apr 2014 07:59
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 1 Blenheim To Kaikoura
Impact: Caution
Description: Slip
Comment: Road Is Now Open To A Single Lane With Many Work Sites Throughout The Area. Road Conditions Are Hazardous ( Slips, Washouts, Potholes, Narrow Lanes ). Road Users Are Advised To Allow An Additional 1hr To Their Journey Time. Drive With Extreme Care At All Times.
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 19 Apr 2014 08:24
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 60 Takaka Hill
Impact: Caution
Description: Slip
Comment: The Road Has Been Reduced To One Lane Prior To The Summit Of The Hill. Motorists Are Advised To Expect Minimal Delays While Work Is Being Completed In The Area.
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 17 Apr 2014 16:28
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 60 Riwaka Valley Rd
Impact: Caution
Description: Road Works
Comment: Single Lane Priority Signage Installed Caution Required
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 20 Mar 2014 09:45
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 6 Queenstown To Lumsden
Impact: Delays
Description: Bridge Repairs
Comment: The Single Lane Kawarau Falls Bridge Will Be Closed To All Traffic Other Than Emergency Services, Between The Hours Of 11pm And 6am From Sunday Night To Friday Morning Between The Dates Of 16 March 2014 And 30 April 2014 For Bridge Deck Repairs. No Work Will Be Carried Out On Friday And Saturday Nights, Or Sunday 23 March (otago Anniversary Day), Thursday 18 April (good Friday), Sunday 20 April (easter Monday) Or Thursday 24 April (anzac Day). There Will Be 10 Minute Openings Every Hour, On The Hour. The Footbridge Will Be Open To Foot Traffic At All Times.
Scheduled time:
Start: 10 Mar 2014 07:00
End: 30 Apr 2014 17:00
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 10 Mar 2014 07:00
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 74 Horotane Valley Rd Bridge
Impact: Vehicle Restrictions;
Road constricted for oversize and non-standard vehicles
Description: Other details
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: 17 Jan 2014 10:30
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/sh73
Update received: 9 Jan 2014 11:13
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 82 Waitaki River Bridge No 1 ( Kurow Bridges)
Impact: Caution
Comment: Speed Restriction In Place For Heavy Vehicles Of 20km/h.
Detour route: -
Update received: 8 Jan 2014 15:55
Expected resolution: Until further notice
There are no current general warnings for South Island.
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