Auckland overnight motorway closures 19-25 January 2020


Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 24 January 2020. Please note this traffic bulletin is updated every Friday.

Check daily updated closure information(external link)

Unless otherwise stated, closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am.


  • Southbound lanes between Upper Harbour Drive off-ramp and Tristram Avenue on-ramp, 19–23 January (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Upper Harbour Drive southbound on-ramp, 19–23 January
  • Upper Harbour Highway northbound off-ramp, 20–23 January
  • Northcote Road southbound off-ramp, 22 January
  • Northbound lanes between Esmonde Road off-ramp and Esmonde Road on-ramp, 19–20 & 22–23 January (approx. 10:30pm to 5:00am)
  • Northbound lanes between Esmonde Road off-ramp and Northcote Road on-ramp, 21 January (approx. 10:30pm to 5:00am)
  • Esmonde Road northbound (loop) on-ramp, 19–21 & 23 January
  • Esmonde Road northbound on-ramp 21 January


  • Wellesley Street East westbound on-ramp, 23 January


  • Ellerslie-Panmure Highway northbound on-ramp, 20 January
  • Southbound lanes between East Tamaki Road off-ramp and Manukau on-ramp, 22 January (approx. 11:00pm to 5:00am)
  • East Tamaki Road southbound on-ramp, 22 January
  • Te Irirangi Drive northbound on-ramp, 19 January
  • Northbound lanes between Manukau off-ramp and East Tamaki Road on-ramp, 19 January (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Manukau northbound on-ramp, 19 January
  • Hill Road northbound on-ramp, 21–23 January
  • Northbound lanes between Takanini off-ramp and Manukau on-ramp, 21–23 January (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Takanini northbound on-ramp, 21–23 January
  • Takanini southbound off-ramp, 19–22 January
  • Takanini southbound on-ramp, 19–22 January
  • Papakura southbound off-ramp, 23 January
  • Southbound lanes between SH22/Drury off-ramp and Ramarama on-ramp, 20 January (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • SH22/Drury southbound on-ramp, 20 January
  • Nikau Road southbound on-ramp, 21 January
  • Ridge Road northbound off-ramp, 20 January
  • Razorback Road southbound off-ramp, 21 January (approx. 10:30pm to 5:00am)
  • SH1 southbound link to SH2 eastbound, 21 January (approx. 9:30pm to 5:00am)


  • Southbound lanes between Brigham Creek roundabout and Lincoln Road on-ramp, 19–23 January
  • Hobsonville Road southbound on-ramp, 19–23 January
  • Royal Road southbound on-ramp, 19–23 January
  • Northbound lanes between Lincoln Road off-ramp and Hobsonville Road on-ramp, 19–23 January (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Lincoln Road northbound on-ramp, 19–23 January
  • Patiki Road northbound on-ramp, 19–20 January


  • Tauhinu Road eastbound off-ramp, 20 January
  • Westbound lanes between Squadron Drive off-ramp and Brigham Creek Road on-ramp, 22–24 January (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Squadron Drive eastbound on-ramp, 19 January
  • Eastbound lanes between Brigham Creek Road off-ramp and Squadron Drive on-ramp, 20–22 January (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Brigham Creek eastbound on-ramp, 20–22 January
  • SH18 westbound to SH16 eastbound link, 19–23 January


  • Southbound lanes between Hillsborough Road off-ramp and Neilson Street on-ramp, 23 January (approx. 10:30pm to 5:00am)
  • Hillsborough Road southbound on-ramp, 23 January
  • Queenstown Road southbound on-ramp, 23 January
  • Southbound lanes between Walmsley Road off-ramp and Walmsley Road on-ramp, 19–21 January (approx. 10:30pm to 5:00am)
  • SH20 southbound to SH20A westbound link, 19–21 January (approx. 10:30pm to 5:00am)
  • Southbound lanes between Lambie Drive and SH1, 19 & 21 January (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Lambie Drive southbound on-ramp, 19 & 21 January
  • Northbound lanes between Cavendish Drive and Puhinui Road, 22 January (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Cavendish Drive northbound on-ramp, 22 January


  • None planned


  • None planned


  • None planned


  • SH2 westbound link to SH1 southbound, 21 January

Please follow the signposted detours. The Transport Agency thanks you for your co-operation during these essential improvements and maintenance.

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