With heavy rain & severe nor-west gales forecast for much of the South Island over the weekend, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists to check weather and road conditions before travelling.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists to expect delays on State Highway 2 at Awakeri between Murphy Rd and Station Rd from Monday 13 January, as work to strengthen and rebuild the road gets underway.
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, 17 January 2020. Please note this traffic bulletin is updated every Friday.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises State Highway 2 will be closed at Ngatea from Tuesday 14 January to 3pm Friday 24 January, reopening in both directions for Auckland and Waikato Anniversary holiday traffic.
Stop/go operators are a common sight on the state highways in summer at emergency or planned road maintenance sites. The operators are on the roadside all day, in all weather, in their hi viz gear, directing the flow of traffic with their stop/go sign, a walkie talkie and a smile.