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Road Hazard

Location Impact Comments Detour route Update
received
Expected resolution
SH 3 Eight Mile Junction To Awakino Tunnel (mangaotaki South) Delays Rock falls. Due To Rockfall Hazard A Lane Closure Is In Place As A Precautionary Measure. A Stop/go Is In Place. Caution. 26 Sep 2014 09:04 Until further notice
SH 1 Near Callaghan Rd, Maromaku. ( Between Kawakawa & Towai) Caution Washout. This Section Highway Is Now Open. 30kmph Speed Restriction In Place. Uneven Road Surface. Take Extra Care. Sh12 May Be Used As An Alternative Route. 18 Jul 2014 18:31 Until further notice

Area Warning

Location Impact Comments Detour route Update
received
Expected resolution
SH 1 Levin Road Closed Public Event. Levin Christmas Parade. State Highway 1 Will Be Closed From 12.45 To 14.00 On Sunday 7th December. A Local Detour Will Be In Place.
Scheduled time:
Start: 7 Dec 2014 12:45
End: 7 Dec 2014 14:00
Via Local Road 22 Oct 2014 16:45 Until further notice
SH 2 Rimutaka Hill Caution Strong Winds. Extra Care Required, Especially For High Sided Vehicles And Motorcycles N/a 26 Nov 2014 10:09 Until further notice
SH 1 Moerewa Caution Road Works. Due To Remedial Road Works, Expect Possible Delays On Sh1, Moerewa The Work Will Be Staged In Short Sections For Minimal Inconvenience, & Will Be Actioned Between 1800 & 0600, Monday To Saturday
Scheduled time:
Start: 5 Nov 2014 18:00
End: 15 Dec 2014 06:00
N/a 19 Nov 2014 13:54 15/12/2014 06:00

Road Work

Location Impact Comments Detour route Update
received
Expected resolution
SH 1 Full Closure Ellerslie-panmure Offramp To Ellerslie-panmure Onramp Road Closed This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Full Motorway Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 27 Nov 2014 23:00
End: 28 Nov 2014 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 27 Nov 2014 23:04 28/11/2014 06:00
SH 16 Full Closure Gt North Road Offramp To Western Springs Onramp Eastbound Road Closed This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Full Motorway Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 27 Nov 2014 22:00
End: 28 Nov 2014 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 27 Nov 2014 22:20 28/11/2014 06:00
SH 16 Full Closure Te Atatu Road Offramp To Lincoln Road Onramp Westbound Road Closed This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Full Motorway Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 27 Nov 2014 22:00
End: 28 Nov 2014 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 27 Nov 2014 22:16 28/11/2014 06:00
SH 16 Hobsonville Road Onramp Eastbound Road Closed This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 27 Nov 2014 22:00
End: 28 Nov 2014 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 27 Nov 2014 22:01 28/11/2014 06:00
SH 16 Royal Road Onramp Eastbound Road Closed This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 27 Nov 2014 22:00
End: 28 Nov 2014 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 27 Nov 2014 22:01 28/11/2014 06:00
SH 16 Te Atatu Road Onramp Westbound Road Closed This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 27 Nov 2014 22:00
End: 28 Nov 2014 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 27 Nov 2014 22:01 28/11/2014 06:00
SH 18 Link To Sh16 Eastbound Road Closed This Closure Is Now In Place.delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Full Motorway Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 27 Nov 2014 22:00
End: 28 Nov 2014 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 27 Nov 2014 22:01 28/11/2014 06:00
SH 16 Full Closure Brigham Creek Roundabout To Te Atatu Road Onramp Eastbound Road Closed This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Full Motorway Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 27 Nov 2014 22:00
End: 28 Nov 2014 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 27 Nov 2014 22:01 28/11/2014 06:00
SH 16 Lincoln Road Onramp Eastbound Road Closed This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 27 Nov 2014 22:00
End: 28 Nov 2014 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 27 Nov 2014 22:00 28/11/2014 06:00
SH 16 Te Atatu Road Loop Onramp Eastbound Road Closed This Closure Is Now On Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 27 Nov 2014 21:00
End: 28 Nov 2014 06:00
Detour Via Te Atatu Peninsula Diamond Onramp Eastbound 27 Nov 2014 21:55 28/11/2014 06:00
SH 16 Great North Road Onramp Eastbound Road Closed This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 27 Nov 2014 21:00
End: 28 Nov 2014 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 27 Nov 2014 21:01 28/11/2014 06:00
SH 1 Full Closure Johnstone's Hill Tunnel To Silverdale Southbound Road Closed This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Full Motorway Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 27 Nov 2014 20:00
End: 28 Nov 2014 06:00
Follow Posted Detour. 27 Nov 2014 20:46 28/11/2014 06:00
SH 1 Orewa Onramp Southbound Road Closed This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure. .
Scheduled time:
Start: 27 Nov 2014 20:00
End: 28 Nov 2014 06:00
Detour Via Hibiscus Coast Highway 27 Nov 2014 20:45 28/11/2014 06:00
SH 2 From Awakeri To Taneatua Road Closed Bridge Repairs. Night-time Closure(s) 7pm To 6am Of Sh2 White Pine Bush Rd From Awakeri To Taneatua For Work On Pekatahi Bridge. Allow An Extra 10 Mins For The Detour.
Scheduled time:
Start: 1 Dec 2014 19:00
End: 3 Dec 2014 06:00
Follow Detour Signs. Eastbound Use Sh30 From Awakeri Into Whakatane, Onto Hinemoa St Which Continues As Arawa Rd, Turn Right Onto Valley Rd Which Continues As Taneatua Rd, Then Turn Left Back Onto Sh2. Westbound Traffic Reverse Directions. 24 Nov 2014 13:57 02/12/2014 06:00
SH 2 Dannevirke To Waipukurau Delays Pavement Repairs. Speed Restriction Expect Delays
Scheduled time:
Start: 24 Nov 2014 08:32
End: 29 Nov 2014 08:00
Na 24 Nov 2014 08:33 Until further notice
SH 2 Between Awakeri & Taneatua Delays Bridge Repairs. Pekatahi Bridge Night-time Works. Minor Delays Possible.
Scheduled time:
Start: 23 Nov 2014 19:00
End: 28 Nov 2014 06:00
N/a 23 Nov 2014 19:01 28/11/2014 06:00
SH 57 Shannon To Intersection Of Sh56 Delays Road Construction. Seal Widening Works. Speed Restrictions. Expect Delays.
Scheduled time:
Start: 18 Nov 2014 16:42
End: 18 Nov 2015 17:00
N/a 19 Nov 2014 09:27 Until further notice
SH 2 Pokeno To Paeroa Caution Road Construction. Construction Of Roundabout At The Intersection Of Sh2 And Sh25 Will From Time To Time Include Temporary Speed Limits And A Stop/go Control.
Scheduled time:
Start: 17 Nov 2014 09:42
End: 17 Dec 2014 00:00
N/a 17 Nov 2014 09:44 17/12/2014 00:00
SH 2 Tauranga To Katikati: Wainui Stream Bridge Delays Bridge Repairs. Strengthening Work At Wainui Stream Bridge From Monday 17 November There Will Be Stop/go Operations In Place Between 9.30am And 3.30pm Weekdays With Potential Delays Of Up To 5 Minutes.
Scheduled time:
Start: 5 Sep 2014 12:34
End: 28 Nov 2014 17:00
Not Applicable 14 Nov 2014 14:18 28/11/2014 17:00
SH 5 Taupo To Napier Caution Bridge Repairs. On Mohaka Bridge, There Will Be A 30kmh Speed Limit Until Works Are Completed. Vehicle Restrictions Apply.
Scheduled time:
Start: 13 Nov 2014 09:22
End: 26 Feb 2015 00:00
N/a 13 Nov 2014 09:23 Until further notice
SH 4 Raetihi To Wanganui Delays Under Slip. There Will Be A 30k Speed Restriction In Force With Traffic Signals Until Slip Repairs Are Complete. Road Users Are Advised To Exercise Caution When Passing Through The Site.
Scheduled time:
Start: 4 Nov 2014 00:00
End: 31 Jan 2015 00:00
Na 4 Nov 2014 00:00 Until further notice
SH 4 Raetihi To Wanganui Delays Retaining Wall Construction Works In Progress. There Will Be A 30k Speed Restriction In Force With Traffic Signals For The Duration Of The Works. Road Users Are Advised To Exercise Caution When Passing Through The Site.
Scheduled time:
Start: 28 Oct 2014 08:55
End: 23 Dec 2014 12:00
Na 28 Oct 2014 09:04 Until further notice
SH 35 Tokomaru Bay To Tolaga Bay Caution Mangatuna Dropouts. Speed Restrictions In Place. Metal Surface. Drive With Care.
Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Oct 2014 14:02
End: 31 Dec 2014 00:00
N/a 20 Oct 2014 14:24 Until further notice
SH 35 Tokomaru Bay To Tolaga Bay Caution Parou Dropout. Speed Restrictions And Give Way In Place. Drive With Care.
Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Oct 2014 14:09
End: 31 Dec 2014 00:00
N/a 20 Oct 2014 14:22 Until further notice
SH 1 Just South Of Tirau Delays Construction Of Roundabout At The Intersection Of Sh1 And Sh5 Will From Time To Time Include Temporary Speed Limits And A Stop/go Control.
Scheduled time:
Start: 15 Sep 2014 08:00
End: 12 Dec 2014 00:00
No Detours Will Be Required. 15 Sep 2014 08:01 12/12/2014 00:00

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