Auckland Harbour Bridge remains closed as winds increase


Waka Kotahi advises that the Auckland Harbour Bridge remains closed, with high winds continuing to affect the area.

Wind is currently gusting in excess of 105km/h on the bridge, and is expected to increase before abating this afternoon.

Waka Kotahi is working closely with MetService to monitor wind speeds, and road crews are ready to re-open the bridge as soon as the high winds have passed and it is safe for traffic to use.

Waka Kotahi advises motorists to plan ahead by checking social media or our Journey Planner(external link) before heading out.

Updates will also be provided as the situation unfolds on the Waka Kotahi Twitter(external link) account.

Information on weather warnings and watches is available from Metservice(external link).