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, 26 August 2016. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that the State Highway 5 Napier to Taupo road will remain open overnight but is warning drivers to continue to exercise extra caution due to wintry conditions.
South Island drivers need to slow down and watch following distances on both icy roads and gritted roads this morning and this week, says NZ Transport Agency Journey Manager Lee Wright. Shaded areas may be icy until midday and later in some places.