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, 9 July 2021. Please note this traffic bulletin is updated every Friday.
People using SH1 south of Kaikōura currently and through to Friday, 23 July, face 30-minute closures between 9 am and 5 pm weekdays as a new piece of rockfall safety work is completed. Abseilers are removing loose rock south of the Parititahi Tunnels.
State Highway 35 at Turihaua Point has been restored and is fully open, after coastal erosion caused by large swells and high tides forced Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency to close the one of the lanes.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises there will be a partial closure at the Borman Road/Resolution Drive roundabout in Rototuna North during the upcoming school holidays as part of works on the Hamilton Section of the Waikato Expressway.
| Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency | Queenstown Lakes District Council
The Queenstown community reached a significant milestone today with the official naming of the Whakatipu Transport Project Alliance and the sod turning for stage 1 of the much-anticipated town centre arterial road.
There are widespread winter conditions across much of the South Island/ Te Wai Pounamu this morning. Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency urges people to take extra care if they need to travel and be prepared.