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, 16 March.
Progress on the construction of the Te Rapa Section of the Waikato Expressway will mean major changes to traffic movements from next week as the new State Highway is connected to the existing road network.
The NZ Transport Agency says drivers should either delay their travel or allow more time for their trip after a fatal crash this morning closed all southbound lanes of Auckland's Northern Motorway (State Highway 1) just north of the Oteha Valley Road interchange.
The NZ Transport Agency has begun removing the original northbound Newmarket viaduct on Auckland's Southern Motorway (State Highway 1) - the last of four stages of work to replace the viaduct on the busiest section of highway on the city's motorway network.
The third lane in Auckland's Victoria Park Tunnel will open on Monday, 26 March and the NZ Transport Agency says it will make drivers' journeys on State Highway 1 to the North Shore and beyond much quicker.
Acting BOP state highways manager Andrew Scott is urging motorists affected by the SH2 Waioeka Gorge closure to use SH35 around the East Cape or SH5 through Taupo after hearing reports that drivers are using the Motu Road.
The Waioeka Gorge between Opotiki and Gisborne could remain closed for a month says the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) after preliminary inspections identified yesterdays slip could be ten times larger than the 10,000 cubic metres that came down on Friday.