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Road Hazard

Location Impact Comments Detour route Update
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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 2 Tauranga To Mathers Rd (north Of Athenree Gorge) Caution Safety Improvement Work At Multiple Sites Over A 45km Length From Wairoa Bridge (tauranga) To North Of Athenree Gorge. Work Includes Pavement Widening, Barrier And Guardrail Installation, And Tree Trimming And Felling. Predominantly Shoulder Closure, With Speed Restrictions And Contra-flow Traffic Management As Required. Hours Of Work Will Be Between 6.00am And 6.00pm. Allow An Additional 10 Minutes For Your Journey. Not Applicable 22 May 2015 08:04 30/06/2015 16:00

Road Work

Location Impact Comments Detour route Update
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Expected resolution
SH 1 Ellerslie-panmure Highway Onramp Northbound Road Closed Maintenance. This Closure Is Now In Place. Delays May Be Experienced By The Public Due To The Ramp Closure.
Scheduled time:
Start: 30 May 2015 20:00
End: 31 May 2015 08:00
Detour Via Greenlane Interchange 30 May 2015 20:22 31/05/2015 08:00
SH 16 Te Atatu 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: 30 May 2015 20:00
End: 31 May 2015 08:00
Follow Posted Detour 30 May 2015 20:10 31/05/2015 08:00
SH 16 Full Closure Lincoln Rd Offramp To Te Atatu Rd Onramp Eastbound 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: 30 May 2015 20:00
End: 31 May 2015 08:00
Follow Posted Detour 30 May 2015 20:06 31/05/2015 08:00
SH 16 Lincoln Rd Onramp 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: 30 May 2015 20:00
End: 31 May 2015 08:00
Follow Posted Detour 30 May 2015 20:05 31/05/2015 08:00
SH 16 Full Closure Te Atatu Offramp To Lincoln Rd 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: 30 May 2015 20:00
End: 31 May 2015 08:00
Follow Posted Detour 30 May 2015 20:02 31/05/2015 08:00
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: 2 Jun 2015 09:00
End: 2 Jun 2015 14:00
Via Te Teko. Eastbound Traffic Turn Right Onto Sh34 (east Of Matata), 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. This Route Will Add Approx 10mins To Normal Journey Time Through Edgecumbe. 29 May 2015 14:22 02/06/2015 14:00
SH 2 Waihi To Katikati Caution Underslip Repairs South Of Bridgman Lane Should Be Completed By Mid June. There Will Be Speed Restrictions Through The Site At All Times. Minor Delays Are Possible.
Scheduled time:
Start: 23 Mar 2015 09:00
End: 12 Jun 2015 16:00
Not Applicable 29 May 2015 09:34 12/06/2015 16:00
SH 4 Raetihi To Wanganui Delays 2nd To 26th June 2015. Retaining Wall Construction. Speed Restrictions And Stop/go.
Scheduled time:
Start: 2 Jun 2015 00:00
End: 26 Jun 2015 00:00
Na 25 May 2015 15:49 Until further notice
SH 1 Mt Victoria Tunnel, Wellington Caution Tunnel Upgrade. The Mt Victoria Tunnel Will Be Typically Closed Between The Hours Of 10pm - 6am, Sunday To Thursday, Until Mid-2016. Plan Your Journey Accordingly Allowing Extra Time For Travel. For More Details Go To Www.nzta.govt.nz/projects/mt-victoria-tunnel
Scheduled time:
Start: 8 May 2015 11:29
End: 31 May 2016 06:00
Detour Via Newtown. Alternative Route Via Oriental Bay 8 May 2015 11:33 31/05/2016 06:00
SH 3 Otorohanga To Te Kuiti Delays Road Construction. Construction Of The New Waitomo Caves Roundabout Will Result In Delays To Traffic Due To Temporary Speed Limits And The Use Of Stop/go Traffic Control.
Scheduled time:
Start: 4 May 2015 14:35
End: 30 Jun 2015 23:59
No Detour Is Required 4 May 2015 14:44 30/06/2015 23:59
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 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 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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