Lower North Island/Upper South Island - planned state highway roadworks


Important information for drivers.

Lower North Island:

Top of the South Island:

  • In Nelson, safety barrier works continue on State Highway 6, Whakatu Drive. Night closures are also planned from 17 March.
  • Drivers travelling between Richmond and Nelson can expect travel delays and commuter congestion over the coming week. Road works underway on local roads are affecting traffic flows. Please allow extra time for your journeys.

The details below outline the main planned state highway roadworks occurring in the greater Wellington region and the top of the South Island over the coming week (from Saturday, 9 March). Further details about regional state highway conditions and roadworks are also published on our website:

NOTE: Roadworks are dependent on weather and other factors. Bad weather can see work postponed to the next suitable night in the works programme.

View/download the planned state highway roadworks for the Lower North Island/Upper South Island [PDF, 363 KB]