Highway conditions

South Island

SH 1 6 93 96 Southland
Impact: Caution
Description: Strong Winds
Comment: Extra Care Required, Especially For High Sided Vehicles And Motorcycles
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 30 Jun 2015 06:21
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 79 Geraldine To Fairlie
Impact: Caution
Description: Ice
Comment: Winter Driving Conditions, Take Extra Care.
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 30 Jun 2015 06:19
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 80 Mount Cook Highway
Impact: Caution
Description: Ice
Comment: Extreme Winter Conditions. Drivers Are Advised To Take Extra Care.
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 30 Jun 2015 06:19
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 1 Blenheim To Kaikoura
Impact: Caution
Description: Drop out
Comment: At Ohau Point, Two Lanes Now Open With Speed Restrictions Of 30km/hr.
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 30 Jun 2015 06:18
Expected resolution: Until further notice
SH 8 Alexandra To Milton
Impact: Caution
Description: Bridge Repairs
Comment: Beaumont Bridge Will Be Closed Daily From 7pm Tuesday 23th June Until 6am Saturday 11th July For Repairs, Bridge Will Be Open Every Hour On The Hour To Allow Traffic To Cross The Bridge. Detour Will Be In Place, Motorists Are Advised To Allow An Extra 25min Travel Time
Scheduled time:
Start: 25 Jun 2015 14:38
End: 11 Jul 2015 06:00
Detour route: Detour Is Through Balclutha/clydevale And Is Available To Light Vehicles And Heavy Vehicles 44 Tonnes Or Less Due To Bridge Restrictions At Clydevale.
Update received: 25 Jun 2015 15:48
Expected resolution: 11/07/2015 06:00
SH 1 Blenheim To Kaikoura
Impact: Caution
Description: Bridge Repairs
Comment: Papatea Stream Culvert 30kph Speed Restrictions From Tuesday 16th June To Friday 3rd July.
Scheduled time:
Start: 23 Jun 2015 10:42
End: 3 Jul 2015 08:00
Detour route: N/a
Update received: 23 Jun 2015 10:44
Expected resolution: Until further notice
General Warnings
  • 25 Jun 2015 14:54 Black Ice Warning For The Southland Area. Motorists Are Advised To Expect Winter Driving Conditions And To Take Extra Care Particularly In Shaded Areas. Allow Additional Time For Your Journey.
  • 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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