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Road Hazard

Location Impact Comments Detour route Update
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SH 45 Vivian Street, New Plymouth Caution Crash. Due To A Prior Crash Near The Carrington Street Underpass, One Southbound Lane Is Now Closed. Motorists Are Advised To Take Extra Care And Expect Delays. N/a 19 Apr 2015 05:44 Until further notice
SH 4 Raukawa Falls Delays Slip. Road Now Open - 30km/h Speed Restriction In Place N/a 10 Apr 2015 18:13 Until further notice
SH 1 Near Callaghan Rd, Maromaku. ( Between Kawakawa & Towai) Caution Slip. This Section Of The Sh Is Now Open. There Is A 30kph Speed Restriction In Place For The Deviation Around The Slip. Take Extra Care. Sh 12 May Be Used As An Alternative Route. 19 Feb 2015 13:09 Until further notice

Area Warning

Location Impact Comments Detour route Update
received
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SH 3 Manawatu Gorge. Caution Rock falls. Road Is Open. Expected To Close At 6:00pm Sunday 19th April N/a 19 Apr 2015 07:06 Until further notice

Road Work

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SH 20 Neilson St Onramp Southbound Road Closed Maintenance. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure. This Road Work Closure Is Dependent On Various Factors, Including Weather, And May Be Postponed Or Cancelled At Late Notice.
Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Apr 2015 21:00
End: 20 Apr 2015 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 19 Apr 2015 06:20 20/04/2015 06:00
SH 20 Rimu Rd Onramp Northbound Road Closed Maintenance. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure. This Road Work Closure Is Dependent On Various Factors, Including Weather, And May Be Postponed Or Cancelled At Late Notice.
Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Apr 2015 21:00
End: 20 Apr 2015 06:00
Detour To Coronation Rd. 19 Apr 2015 06:17 20/04/2015 06:00
SH 16 Te Atatu (loop) Onramp Eastbound Road Closed Maintenance. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure. This Road Work Closure Is Dependent On Various Factors, Including Weather, And May Be Postponed Or Cancelled At Late Notice.
Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Apr 2015 21:00
End: 20 Apr 2015 06:00
Follow Posted Detour 19 Apr 2015 06:15 20/04/2015 06:00
SH 16 St Lukes Offramp Westbound Road Closed Maintenance. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure. This Road Work Closure Is Dependent On Various Factors, Including Weather, And May Be Postponed Or Cancelled At Late Notice.
Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Apr 2015 22:30
End: 20 Apr 2015 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 19 Apr 2015 06:13 20/04/2015 06:00
SH 16 Great North Rd Offramp Westbound Road Closed Maintenance. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure. This Road Work Closure Is Dependent On Various Factors, Including Weather, And May Be Postponed Or Cancelled At Late Notice.
Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Apr 2015 22:00
End: 20 Apr 2015 06:00
Detour Via Rosebank Rd 19 Apr 2015 06:09 20/04/2015 06:00
SH 1 Papakura Offramp Southbound Road Closed Maintenance. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure. This Road Work Closure Is Dependent On Various Factors, Including Weather, And May Be Postponed Or Cancelled At Late Notice.
Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Apr 2015 21:00
End: 20 Apr 2015 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 19 Apr 2015 06:07 20/04/2015 06:00
SH 1 Beaver Rd Offramp Northbound Road Closed Maintenance. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure. This Road Work Closure Is Dependent On Various Factors, Including Weather, And May Be Postponed Or Cancelled At Late Notice.
Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Apr 2015 21:30
End: 20 Apr 2015 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 19 Apr 2015 06:04 20/04/2015 06:00
SH 18 Greenhithe Rd Onramp Eastbound Road Closed Maintenance. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure. This Road Work Closure Is Dependent On Various Factors, Including Weather, And May Be Postponed Or Cancelled At Late Notice.
Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Apr 2015 21:00
End: 20 Apr 2015 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 19 Apr 2015 06:02 20/04/2015 06:00
SH 18 Full Closure Tauhinu Rd To Albany Highway Eastbound Road Closed Maintenance. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Full Motorway Closure. This Road Work Closure Is Dependent On Various Factors, Including Weather, And May Be Postponed Or Cancelled At Late Notice.
Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Apr 2015 22:00
End: 20 Apr 2015 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 19 Apr 2015 05:59 20/04/2015 06:00
SH 1 Greville Rd Onramp Southbound Road Closed Maintenance. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure. This Road Work Closure Is Dependent On Various Factors, Including Weather, And May Be Postponed Or Cancelled At Late Notice.
Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Apr 2015 21:00
End: 20 Apr 2015 06:00
Detour Via Constellation Drive. 19 Apr 2015 05:55 20/04/2015 06:00
SH 1 Full Closure Greville Rd To Constellation Drive Southbound Road Closed Maintenance. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Full Motorway Closure. This Road Work Closure Is Dependent On Various Factors, Including Weather, And May Be Postponed Or Cancelled At Late Notice.
Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Apr 2015 21:00
End: 20 Apr 2015 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 19 Apr 2015 05:53 20/04/2015 06:00
SH 1 Full Closure Toll Road Tunnel Southbound Road Closed Maintenance. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Tunnel Closure. This Work Closure Is Dependent On Various Factors, Including Weather, And May Be Postponed Or Cancelled At Late Notice.
Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Apr 2015 21:00
End: 21 Apr 2015 05:00
Follow Detour To Hibiscus Coast Highway Then To Grand Dr, Orewa For State Highway 1. 16 Apr 2015 13:58 21/04/2015 05:00
SH 1 Full Closure Toll Road Tunnel Northbound Road Closed Maintenance. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Tunnel Closure. This Work Closure Is Dependent On Various Factors, Including Weather, And May Be Postponed Or Cancelled At Late Notice.
Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Apr 2015 21:00
End: 21 Apr 2015 05:00
Follow Detour To Hibiscus Coast Highway Via Grand Dr, Orewa. 16 Apr 2015 13:04 21/04/2015 05:00
SH 25 Hikuai Road Closed - will be opened at defined intervals Resurfacing. Due To Resurfacing Of The Hikuai River One Lane Bridge Approaches, There Will Be 2 X 45min Closures - 11pm To 11.45pm 19 April 2015 And 1.30am To 2.15am 20 April 2015
Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Apr 2015 21:00
End: 20 Apr 2015 05:30
N/a 10 Apr 2015 10:43 20/04/2015 05:30
SH 1 Ngaruawahia Expressway Southbound Road Closed Maintenance. Due To Planned Road Works The Nz Transport Agency Wishes To Advise That The Following Road Closure Will Be In Place On State Highway 1 (taupiri Roundabout To Horotiu Roundabout) And All Relevant On And Off Ramps To The Expressway As Follows: Southbound 7:00am Wednesday 8 April To 12:00pm Friday 24 April And Again From 12:00pm Tuesday 28 April To 9:00pm Friday 1 May
Scheduled time:
Start: 8 Apr 2015 07:00
End: 1 May 2015 21:00
Motorists Are Advised To Follow The Sign Posted Route 8 Apr 2015 07:00 01/05/2015 21:00
SH 36 Tauranga To Ngongotaha/rotorua Road Closed Maintenance. Overnight Closure Of Sh36 At Mangapouri Bridge (one Lane Bridge). From 9pm Sun 19th To 5am Mon 20th April. Use Detour.
Scheduled time:
Start: 19 Apr 2015 21:00
End: 20 Apr 2015 05:00
From Tauranga, Use Sh29 & Sh28 & Sh5, Or Use Sh2 & Sh33 & Hamurana Rd Or Sh30. Reverse Direction If Coming From Rotorua. 2 Apr 2015 15:29 20/04/2015 05:00
SH 2 Hastings To Napier Caution Bridge Repairs. Tutaekuri Bridge. While Bridge Upgrade Is Taking Place, It Will Be Closed Between 7:00pm And 6:30am, From Monday 13th April Until Saturday 25th April
Scheduled time:
Start: 10 Apr 2015 19:38
End: 25 Apr 2015 06:30
Follow Detour While Closure Is In Place. 19 Apr 2015 06:30 25/04/2015 06:30
SH 2 Birchville, Upper Hutt Delays Resurfacing. Speed Restrictions In Place. Delays Are Likely During Peak Periods. Take Extra Care
Scheduled time:
Start: 17 Apr 2015 16:36
End: 19 Apr 2015 17:00
N/a 17 Apr 2015 17:29 Until further notice
SH 2 Edgecumbe Delays Bridge Repairs. Road Will Be Closed For Two 15-min Intervals Between 9.30am And 2pm To Allow For Bridge Maintenance Work. Expect Delays Or Use Alternative Route.
Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Apr 2015 09:00
End: 20 Apr 2015 14:00
Via Te Teko. Eastbound Traffic Turn Right Onto Sh34, Left Onto Sh30, And Turn Right Back Onto Sh2 At Awakeri. Westbound Traffic Turn Left Onto Sh30 At Awakeri, Right Onto Sh34, And Left Back Onto Sh2. 17 Apr 2015 12:18 20/04/2015 14:00
SH 2 Te Maunga To Papamoa Caution Road Construction. New Road Layout Sh2 Te Maunga To Papamoa. Motorists Are Advised To Take Care Until They Are Familiar With The New Road Layout. Delays Of Up To 10 Minutes Are Possible.
Scheduled time:
Start: 16 Apr 2015 06:00
End: 24 Apr 2015 00:00
N/a 16 Apr 2015 17:13 24/04/2015 00:00
SH 29 Tauranga To Kaimai Summit Caution Pavement Repairs. Rehabilitation Over A 350m Length West Of Soldiers Road. Work Involves Shoulder Widening And Dig Outs, Hours Of Work Will Be 9.00am - 4pm Daily. There Will Be A 30k Speed Restriction Through The Site During These Times. Traffic Management Will Be Stop/go And Contra Flow As Appropriate. Delays Of Up To 20 Minutes Are Possible. The Project Will Continue Through Until June .
Scheduled time:
Start: 30 Mar 2015 09:00
End: 19 Jun 2015 16:00
Not Applicable. 16 Apr 2015 16:30 19/06/2015 16:00
SH 2 Karangahake Gorge Caution Resurfacing. Due To Resurfacing, Traffic Management Will Be In Place In The Sh2 Karangahake Gorge Between Paeroa And Waihi From 9pm 20 April Until 5.30am 21 April
Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Apr 2015 21:00
End: 21 Apr 2015 05:30
N/a 14 Apr 2015 13:59 21/04/2015 05:30
SH 50 Waiohiki, Hawkes Bay. Caution Services. Drainage Works. Single Lane Under Manual Traffic Control During The Day, Returns To Two Lanes Each Night. Works Expected To Be Completed By Friday 24th April. Minor Delays Expected.
Scheduled time:
Start: 10 Apr 2015 17:43
End: 24 Apr 2015 17:00
N/a 10 Apr 2015 17:47 24/04/2015 17:00
SH 2 Wairoa To Gisborne Caution Maintenance. Drainage Works. Single Lane Under Manual Traffic Control During The Day, Returns To Two Lanes Each Night. Works Expected To Be Completed By Friday 24th April. Minor Delays Expected.
Scheduled time:
Start: 27 Mar 2015 11:26
End: 24 Apr 2015 00:00
N/a 10 Apr 2015 15:48 10/04/2015 17:00
SH 2 Karangahake Gorge Caution Resurfacing. Due To Resurfacing, Traffic Management Will Be In Place In The Sh2 Karangahake Gorge Between Paeroa And Waihi From 9pm 20 April Until 5.30am 21 April
Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Apr 2015 21:00
End: 21 Apr 2015 05:30
N/a 9 Apr 2015 15:53 21/04/2015 05:30
SH 2 Woodville To Dannevirke Delays Road Construction. 24th March - 30th April 2015. Speed Restrictions And Stop/go.
Scheduled time:
Start: 24 Mar 2015 08:00
End: 30 Apr 2015 16:00
Na 7 Apr 2015 08:23 Until further notice
SH 1 Hukerenui, Just North Of Hikurangi Caution Large Earthworks Site With Majority Of Works Off The Highway. Speed Restrictions In Place. Trucks Crossing. Expect Stop / Go Traffic Management, Lane Reductions And Minor Delays At Times.
Scheduled time:
Start: 1 Feb 2015 00:00
End: 1 Aug 2015 00:00
N/a 31 Mar 2015 10:51 Until further notice
SH 1 North Side Of Brynderwyn Hills Caution Large Earthworks Site With Majority Of Works Off The Highway. Speed Restrictions In Place. Trucks Crossing. Expect An Uneven Road Surface, Lane Reductions And Minor Delays At Times.
Scheduled time:
Start: 1 Dec 2014 00:00
End: 1 Aug 2015 00:00
N/a 31 Mar 2015 10:37 Until further notice
SH 2 Waihi To Katikati Caution Underslip Repairs South Of Bridgman Lane. Work Hours 6am To 7pm Monday To Friday, And Saturdays As Required. There Will Be Speed Restrictions Through The Site At All Times. Minor Delays Possible.
Scheduled time:
Start: 23 Mar 2015 09:00
End: 29 May 2015 17:00
Not Applicable 23 Mar 2015 09:00 29/05/2015 17:00
SH 5 Taupo To Napier Delays Road Construction. North Of Esk Valley Seal Widening And Guardrail Work. Speed Restrictions & Lane Changes May Apply. Please Take Care Observe Speed Restrictions.
Scheduled time:
Start: 17 Mar 2015 19:36
End: 1 May 2015 00:00
N/a 17 Mar 2015 19:40 01/05/2015 00:00
SH 2 Waipukurau To Hastings Caution Maintenance. Roundabout Construction At Pakipaki. Intersection Of Sh2, Sh50a, Railway Road South And Te Aute Rds. . Temporary Intersection Layout In Place. Speed Restrictions Apply. Surface May Be Unsealed.
Scheduled time:
Start: 17 Mar 2015 14:03
End: 30 Jun 2015 00:00
N/a 17 Mar 2015 14:06 30/06/2015 00:00
SH 5 Mohaka Bridge, Napier To Taupo Caution Bridge Repairs. Single Lane Controlled By Temporary Traffic Signals, 30kph Speed Restriction Applies. Some Delays May Be Experienced.
Scheduled time:
Start: 26 Feb 2015 07:40
End: 1 Dec 2015 00:00
N/a 26 Feb 2015 07:43 Until further notice
SH 36 North Of Southern Taumata Intersection Delays Pavement Repairs. Rehabilitation And Widening Work. Hours Of Work 6am - 7pm. There Will Be Stop/go Traffic Control With30k/hr Speed Restrictions While Work Is Taking Place And 50k/hr At Other Times. Minor Delays Are Expected
Scheduled time:
Start: 9 Feb 2015 06:00
End: 30 Apr 2015 17:00
N/a 9 Feb 2015 06:01 30/04/2015 17:00
SH 1 Ngauranga Interchange To Aotea Quay ( Urban Motorway ) Caution A New Road Layout Is Now In Place For North & Southbound Motorists While The Ngauranga To Aotea Quay Project Is Underway. The Speed Has Been Lowered To 70km/h In Some Areas. Motorists Are Advised To Expect Minor Delays, Adhere To The Lowered Speed Limit And Take Care At All Times.
Scheduled time:
Start: 12 Jan 2015 20:55
End: 31 Mar 2016 17:30
N/a 26 Jan 2015 11:49 31/03/2016 17:30
SH 57 Shannon To Intersection Of Sh56 Delays Road Construction. Works Recommence On Site 8th January 2015.
Scheduled time:
Start: 8 Jan 2015 08:00
End: 1 Nov 2015 17:00
N/a 8 Jan 2015 08:01 Until further notice

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