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Road Hazard

Location Impact Comments Detour route Update
received
Expected resolution
SH 30A Rotorua Caution One Westbound Lane Closed Around Pavement Failure. Will Remain Until Further Notice. Expect Delays. Avoid Area If Possible, Especially Morning Peak. N/a 20 Aug 2014 17:17 Until further notice
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

Road Work

Location Impact Comments Detour route Update
received
Expected resolution
SH 16 Full Closure St Lukes Offramp To St Lukes Onramp Westbound Road Closed Maintenance. This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Full Motorway Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Aug 2014 23:00
End: 21 Aug 2014 06:00
Follow Sign Posted Detour 20 Aug 2014 23:00 21/08/2014 06:00
SH 16 Link To Sh1 Southbound Road Closed Maintenance. This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Full Motorway Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Aug 2014 22:30
End: 21 Aug 2014 06:00
Via Nelson St, Hobson St 20 Aug 2014 22:30 21/08/2014 06:00
SH 16 Eastbound Link To Sh16 (port) Road Closed Maintenance. This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Full Motorway Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Aug 2014 22:18
End: 21 Aug 2014 06:00
Via Nelson St, Grafton Rd 20 Aug 2014 22:19 21/08/2014 06:00
SH 1 Wellesley St Offramp Eastbound Road Closed Maintenance. This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Aug 2014 22:00
End: 21 Aug 2014 06:00
Follow Sign Posted Detour 20 Aug 2014 22:08 21/08/2014 06:00
SH 16 Full Closure Te Atatu Offramp To Te Atatu Onramp Westbound Road Closed Maintenance. This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Full Motorway Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Aug 2014 22:00
End: 21 Aug 2014 06:00
Follow Sign Posted Detour 20 Aug 2014 22:01 21/08/2014 06:00
SH 1 Khyber Pass Onramp Southbound Road Closed Maintenance. This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Aug 2014 22:00
End: 21 Aug 2014 06:00
Follow Sign Posted Detour 20 Aug 2014 22:00 21/08/2014 06:00
SH 16 Great North Rd Onramp Westbound Road Closed Maintenance. This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Aug 2014 21:00
End: 21 Aug 2014 06:00
Via Either Rosebank Rd Or St Lukes Onramp 20 Aug 2014 21:01 21/08/2014 06:00
SH 2 Awakeri Sh30 Junction East To Opotiki Delays Large Event At Tuhoe Building, Taneatua. Speed Restriction & Stop/go For Parking & Pedestrians. Expect Minor Delays.
Scheduled time:
Start: 22 Aug 2014 07:00
End: 22 Aug 2014 19:00
N/a 20 Aug 2014 17:08 Until further notice
SH 1 Johnstones Hill Tunnel (southbound) Caution Maintenance. The Southbound Lanes Of The Johnstones Hill (toll Road) Tunnel Are Temporarily Closed For Maintenance Work. Traffic, In Both Directions, Is Being Diverted Through The Adjacent Northbound Tunnel. Motorists Are Asked To Drive With Care, Observe Speed Restrictions And Expect Minor Delays To Travel.
Scheduled time:
Start: 17 Aug 2014 21:00
End: 21 Aug 2014 06:00
N/a 19 Aug 2014 04:50 21/08/2014 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
SH 2A Takitimu Drive Overbridge Delays Bridge Repairs. Bridge Joint Repairs Are Being Undertaken On The Sh2a Takitimu Drive Overbridge 24/7 Over The Next 4 To 6 Weeks. One Lane Is Closed On The Eastbound Side Of The Bridge Heading From Bethlehem/waihi To Towards Tauranga And One Lane Is Closed On The Westbound Side Of The Bridge Heading From Tauranga Towards Bethlehem/waihi. One Lane Is Open In Each Direction On The Bridge At All Times. A Temporary Speed Restriction Of 50 Km/h Is In Place.
Scheduled time:
Start: 11 Jun 2014 08:43
End: 31 Aug 2014 00:00
N/a 7 Jul 2014 10:42 Until further notice

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