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Road Hazard

Location Impact Comments Detour route Update
received
Expected resolution
SH 16 Te Atatu Rd Offramp To Rosebank Onramp Eastbound Delays Traffic Congestion. Motorists Are Advised There Is A New Road Layout In This Section Of The Motorway And All Three Lanes Of The Motorway Continue To The City. Expect Delays. Na. 4 Mar 2015 05:01 06/03/2015 23:59
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
Expected resolution
SH 3 Manawatu Gorge Delays Road Works. Speed Restrictions And Stop/go
Scheduled time:
Start: 5 Mar 2015 08:00
End: 12 Mar 2015 16:00
The Saddle Road Will Be Closed On The 8th March 6am To 11pm 5 Mar 2015 08:00 Until further notice
SH 4 Taumaranui To Ongarue Caution Road Works. From 23rd Until 27th February 30kph Temporary Speed Restrictions Will Be In Operation. Expect Loose Chip, Take Extra Care. N/a 21 Feb 2015 11:10 Until further notice
SH 3 Waverly To Stratford Caution Road Works. From The 25th Of February, 30kph Speed Restrictions In Operation, Loose Chip, Take Extra Care. N/a 21 Feb 2015 10:56 Until further notice

Road Work

Location Impact Comments Detour route Update
received
Expected resolution
SH 25 Tairua To Whangamata Road Closed Bridge Repairs. The One Lane Bridge (wentworth Bridge) On The Whangamata Bypass Rd (sh 25) Will Be Closed For Repairs Between 6am Monday 9 Feb Till 5pm Friday 13 March 2015.
Scheduled time:
Start: 9 Feb 2015 06:00
End: 13 Mar 2015 17:00
Via Port Rd, Mayfair Ave, Martyn Rd, Hetherington Rd And Harry Watt Drive, Whangamata 26 Feb 2015 13:15 Until further notice
SH 2 Paengaroa Delays Resurfacing. Resealing Work Between The Paengaroa Roundabout And Wilson Road South. Minor Delays Possible. Allow An Extra 10 Minutes For Your Journey.
Scheduled time:
Start: 6 Mar 2015 08:00
End: 6 Mar 2015 17:00
Not Applicable. 5 Mar 2015 17:48 06/03/2015 17:00
SH 4 Raetihi To Wanganui Delays Road Construction. Thurs 5th To Friday 20th March. Speed Restrictions And Stop Go. North Bound Hill Starts And Loose Metal.
Scheduled time:
Start: 5 Mar 2015 08:00
End: 20 Mar 2015 16:00
Na 5 Mar 2015 08:00 Until further notice
SH 56 Sh57 Junction To Palmerston North Delays Pavement Repairs. Speed Restrictions And Stop/go
Scheduled time:
Start: 5 Mar 2015 08:00
End: 14 Mar 2015 16:00
Na 5 Mar 2015 08:00 Until further notice
SH 1 Foxton To Sanson Delays Maintenance. Speed Restrictions And Stop/go
Scheduled time:
Start: 4 Mar 2015 08:00
End: 14 Mar 2015 16:00
Na 4 Mar 2015 08:00 Until further notice
SH 3A Sh3 Junction To Inglewood Delays Road Construction. Stop / Go Operation During Working Hours With Temporary Speed Restrictions.
Scheduled time:
Start: 3 Mar 2015 11:54
End: 10 Mar 2015 16:00
Na 3 Mar 2015 11:58 Until further notice
SH 1 Hunterville To Taihape Delays Pavement Repairs. Speed Restrictions And Stop/go
Scheduled time:
Start: 2 Mar 2015 08:00
End: 6 Mar 2015 16:00
Na 2 Mar 2015 08:00 Until further notice
SH 2 Waioeka Gorge Delays Rock Face Stabilisation. Rock-scaling Works, Waioeka Gorge (north End). Minor Delays Possible; Allow An Extra 10mins For Your Journey.
Scheduled time:
Start: 9 Mar 2015 08:00
End: 20 Mar 2015 18:00
N/a 27 Feb 2015 08:14 20/03/2015 18:00
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 13th March. Minor Delays Expected.
Scheduled time:
Start: 26 Feb 2015 10:33
End: 13 Mar 2015 17:00
N/a 26 Feb 2015 10:38 13/03/2015 17:00
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 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 Feb 2015 09:31
End: 17 Mar 2015 00:00
N/a 17 Feb 2015 10:11 Until further notice
SH 5 Taupo To Napier Caution Maintenance. Paratu Road Intersection. The Road Surface Will Be Unsealed At Times With A Temporary Speed Limit In Place And Stop/go Traffic Control As Required.
Scheduled time:
Start: 17 Feb 2015 09:28
End: 17 Mar 2015 00:00
N/a 17 Feb 2015 09:30 Until further notice
SH 2 Waipukurau To Hastings Caution Maintenance. Victoria Street Intersection. The Road Surface Will Be Unsealed At Times With A Temporary Speed Limit In Place And Stop/go Traffic Control As Required.
Scheduled time:
Start: 12 Feb 2015 14:08
End: 10 Mar 2015 16:00
N/a 12 Feb 2015 14:15 Until further notice
SH 12 Dargaville To Brynderwyn Caution Maintenance. Due To A Pavement Rehab & Safety Improvements At The Ararua Rd Intersection, Motorists May Experience Delays. Work Is Scheduled 10.02.15 To 06.03.15
Scheduled time:
Start: 12 Feb 2015 12:08
End: 6 Mar 2015 17:00
N/a 12 Feb 2015 12:12 06/03/2015 17:00
SH 1 Whangarei To Wellsford Caution Maintenance. Due To A 600m Long Rehab Site At Plantation Corner, Motorists May Face Delays. Work Is Scheduled To Take From 10.02.15 To 02.0415
Scheduled time:
Start: 10 Feb 2015 08:00
End: 2 Apr 2015 17:00
N/a 12 Feb 2015 12:05 02/04/2015 17:00
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 2 Takapau Caution Maintenance. East Of The Charlotte Street Intersection. The Road Surface Will Be Unsealed At Times With A Temporary Speed Limit In Place And Stop/go Traffic Control As Required.
Scheduled time:
Start: 29 Jan 2015 08:00
End: 11 Mar 2015 17:00
N/a 29 Jan 2015 08:00 11/03/2015 05:00
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 3 Inglewood To Stratford Caution Bridge Repairs. Ngatoro Stream Bridge Hpmv Strengthening Works. Temporary Speed Restrictions Will Be In Force And The Southbound Passing Lane Will Be Closed.
Scheduled time:
Start: 9 Jan 2015 08:00
End: 5 Apr 2015 00:00
Na 9 Jan 2015 08:01 05/04/2015 00:00
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
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 Mar 2015 00:00
N/a 23 Dec 2014 12:06 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 Mar 2015 00:00
N/a 23 Dec 2014 12:04 Until further notice

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