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Find out the latest conditions of North Island state highways. Check below for updates of delays, detours and closures, and check for any general travel warnings that may apply. Please note, we only publish notable incidents, roadworks, public events etc that may disrupt state highway traffic or require caution.

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Road Hazard

Location Impact Comments Detour route Update
received
Expected resolution
SH 2 Paerata Ridge Rd To Hukutaia Rd, Both Directions - Waiotahi Delays Crash. One Lane Of The Highway Has Been Reopened Following An Earlier Incident. Stop/go Will Remain In Place Until The Site Is Fully Cleared. Expect Delays. N/a 3 Sep 2014 15:31 03/09/2014 17:00
SH 3 Eight Mile Junction To Awakino Tunnel Delays Rock falls. Due To Rockfall Hazard A Lane Closure Is In Place As A Precautionary Measure. A Stop/go Is In Place. Caution. 29 Jul 2014 10:12 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
SH 12 Kaikohe To Dargaville Caution Slip. Down To One Lane, Stop/go In Place. Please Expect Delays While Essential Maintenance Is Undertaken. N/a 16 Jul 2014 10:02 Until further notice

Area Warning

Location Impact Comments Detour route Update
received
Expected resolution
SH 2 Napier To Wairoa Caution Slip. Road Is Now Open, Expect Delays In The Area Due To Slip Clearing N/a 3 Sep 2014 09:56 Until further notice

Road Work

Location Impact Comments Detour route Update
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Expected resolution
SH 16 Port Links To Sh16 West And Sh1 North Road Closed Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Link Closures. This Road Work Closure Is Dependent On Various Factors, Including Weather, And May Be Postponed Or Cancelled At Late Notice.
Scheduled time:
Start: 3 Sep 2014 20:00
End: 3 Sep 2014 21:00
Follow Detour South Via Gillies Ave Interchange. 3 Sep 2014 16:04 03/09/2014 21:00
SH 16 Wellesley St Onramp To Sh16 West And Sh1 North Links Road Closed 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: 3 Sep 2014 20:00
End: 3 Sep 2014 21:00
Detour Via Quay St And City Onramps. 3 Sep 2014 16:00 03/09/2014 21:00
SH 16 Great North Rd Onramp Westbound Road Closed 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: 3 Sep 2014 21:00
End: 4 Sep 2014 06:00
Follow Detour 3 Sep 2014 12:05 Until further notice
SH 1 South Eastern Arterial Onramp Northbound Road Closed 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: 3 Sep 2014 21:00
End: 4 Sep 2014 06:00
Follow Detour To Ellerslie-panmure 3 Sep 2014 12:00 Until further notice
SH 1 Mt Wellington Onramp Northbound Road Closed 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: 3 Sep 2014 21:00
End: 4 Sep 2014 06:00
Follow Detour To Ellerslie-panmure. 3 Sep 2014 11:56 Until further notice
SH 1 Full Closure Mt Wellington Offramp To Ellerslie Onramp Northbound Road Closed 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: 3 Sep 2014 22:30
End: 4 Sep 2014 06:00
Follow Detour To Ellerslie-panmure Highway Onramp. 3 Sep 2014 11:54 Until further notice
SH 16 Full Closure St Lukes Offramp To The Onramp Westbound Road Closed 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: 3 Sep 2014 23:00
End: 4 Sep 2014 06:00
Follow Detour 3 Sep 2014 10:59 Until further notice
SH 3 Eight Mile Junction To Awakino Tunnel Delays Maintenance. Road Works. The Highway Will Be Closed To 1 Lane With A Stop / Go In Place Approximately 5 Kilometres South Of Piopio. Expect Delays.
Scheduled time:
Start: 2 Sep 2014 11:00
End: 3 Sep 2014 18:00
N/a 2 Sep 2014 16:44 03/09/2014 18:00
SH 5 Tihiotonga, Rotorua Delays Stop/go For Tree-felling. Expect Minor Delays, Avoid Area If Possible.
Scheduled time:
Start: 13 Sep 2014 05:00
End: 13 Sep 2014 13:00
Northbound Traffic Continue On Hemo Rd (sh30), Straight Through Roundabout Onto Fenton St, Left Onto Sophia St, Continue To Return To Sh5. Reverse Directions For Sbd Traffic. 1 Sep 2014 16:40 13/09/2014 13:00
SH SH2A Takitimu Dr Overbridge Delays Bridge Repairs. Bridge Joint Repairs Are Being Undertaken On The Sh2a Takitimu Drive Overbridge 24/7 Over The Period 1 Sept 2014 To 26 Sept 2014. One Lane Is Closed On The Eastbound Side Of The Bridge Heading From Bethlehem/waihi To Towards Tauranga. Traffic Queuing May Possibly Occur At Peak Travel Times Due To This Lane Closure. Please Note That Two Lanes Are Fully Open On The Westbound Side Of The Bridge Heading From Tauranga Towards Bethlehem/waihi. A Temporary Speed Restriction Of 50 Km/h Is In Place.
Scheduled time:
Start: 1 Sep 2014 09:38
End: 26 Sep 2014 16:00
N/a 1 Sep 2014 10:11 Until further notice
SH 2 South Of Domain Rd Papamoa Delays Pavement Repairs. Traffic Reduced To One Lane Controlled By Stop/go From 7pm To 6am Each Night From Sunday Night (31/8) To Sunday Morning (7/9)
Scheduled time:
Start: 31 Aug 2014 19:00
End: 7 Sep 2014 06:00
N/a 31 Aug 2014 19:00 07/09/2014 06:00
SH 3 Cobham Bridge Wanganui Delays Bridge Repairs. Bridge Strengthening Works. A 30 Km/h Speed Restriction Will Be In Place. A Stop/go Will Operate, With Traffic Lights, Between 6am And Midnight Daily. Motorists Are Advised To Take Extra Care And Expect Delays Nearby. Over-dimension Load Contact: 027 274 8926.
Scheduled time:
Start: 4 Aug 2014 06:00
End: 22 Oct 2014 23:59
Na 8 Aug 2014 14:08 Until further notice

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