NZ Transport Agency crews are working at night this week on the Big Wainihinihi Bridge, between Jacksons and Kumara. Work starts tonight at 10pm with the bridge closed to 4am. The night closures run through to Friday morning 4am. Emergency vehicles will be allowed through.
State Highway 1, south of Kaikoura, will be closed to all traffic for eight days from 8pm on Sunday, 26 March to 7am on Tuesday 4 April to enable emergency slip face stabilisation work to be carried out.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising Kawarau Falls Bridge users, especially shift workers, that night work from Sunday, 26 March will mean the bridge is only open to traffic on the hour for 10 minutes, between 11pm and 6am.
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 24 March 2017. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
State Highway 1 will reopen south of Kaikoura tomorrow morning at 7 am (Thursday, 16 March) after being closed since the weekend between Peketa/ the Kahutara River and Goose Bay due to fresh slips triggered by rainfall.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising road users that the Manawatū Gorge Road, State Highway 3 will be closed from 10.30am Friday 17 March for approximately three hours to allow slip debris to be cleared.
NZ Transport Agency planners and engineers are meeting with the Ahaura community on Thursday this week (16 March) to go over options around the Ahaura River bridge replacement, on State Highway 7, north-east of Greymouth.