The NZ Transport Agency is closing SH1 through Kaikōura early this afternoon at 5 pm instead of 7.30pm as a precaution with heavy rain falling today and snow forecast for overnight on the Kaikōura ranges.
As part of its annual minor safety improvements programme, NZ Transport Agency crews will soon begin working at a number of intersections on State Highway 60 in Tasman District, Three Brothers Corner to Mapua turn-off, Mapua Drive.
The NZ Transport Agency on Friday this week unveils a locomotive-sized billboard near a railway level crossing in Mid Canterbury, at Hatfield Overdale Road. (Just off State Highway 1, south of Rakaia.)
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, 13th April 2018. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
The Takaka Hill road into Golden Bay (SH60) will be open all day and all night, barring further closures due to more slips or incidents, from this Saturday morning at 6 am, says the NZ Transport Agency.