As part of the Southern Fibre Link project underway in South Westland, three South Westland bridges require overnight closures from Sunday, 21 March through to mid-April this year. All three bridges are between Paringa and Haast on SH6.
UPDATE: Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency engineers completed further investigations underneath the New Plymouth-bound lane of State Highway 45 between Omata and Oakura (near the Tapuwae Stream) on Tuesday. These detailed investigations have confirmed there is no risk to the highway. Further testing in the Oakura-bound lane will continue today as a precautionary measure, to complete testing at the site.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises work to realign a section of State Highway 43 at West Otunui Road, near Taumarunui, which was reduced to one lane following a slip, will get underway from next week.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises road users will see a change to the lanes and road layout between Henderson Road (near the cemetery) and the State Highway 5/State Highway 36 roundabout from tomorrow (16 March).
UPDATE: State Highway 30, Vaughan Road – Access into Vaughan Road from SH30/Te Ngae Road will be closed from tomorrow (Tuesday 16 March) for up to three weeks to allow contractors to complete the re-alignment of the slip lane and median island at the intersection.