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Auckland overnight motorway closures 9–15 May 2021


Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 14 May 2021. Please note this traffic bulletin is updated every Friday.

Check daily updated closure information(external link)

Unless otherwise stated, closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am.


  • Upper Harbour Highway northbound off-ramp, 9-13 May
  • Northbound lanes between Northcote Road off-ramp and Northcote Road on-ramp, 9 May (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Northcote Road southbound off-ramp, 9 May
  • Esmonde Road (loop) northbound on-ramp, 11 May
  • Esmonde Road northbound on-ramp, 11 May
  • Northbound lanes between Onewa Road off-ramp and Northcote Road on-ramp, 11 May (approx. 10:30pm to 5:00am)
  • Onewa Road northbound on-ramp, 9-13 May
  • Onewa Road southbound on-ramp, 11 May
  • Shelly Beach Road southbound off-ramp, 9-13 May


  • None planned


  • Khyber Pass Road northbound off-ramp, 13 May
  • Khyber Pass Road southbound on-ramp, 9-13 May
  • Gillies Avenue southbound off-ramp, 12 May
  • Tecoma Street southbound on-ramp, 12 May
  • Mt Wellington Highway southbound on-ramp, 9-13 May
  • Southbound lanes between Papakura off-ramp and Drury on-ramp, 9 & 13 May
  • Papakura southbound on-ramp, 9 & 13 May
  • Northbound lanes between Drury off-ramp and Papakura on-ramp, 9-13 May
  • Drury northbound on-ramp, 9-13 May
  • Nikau Road southbound on-ramp, 10-11 May
  • Razorback Road southbound off-ramp, 10-11 May
  • SH1 southbound to SH2 eastbound link, 10-11 May


  • Rosebank Road northbound off-ramp, 10 May (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Southbound link to SH20 southbound (Waterview southbound tunnel closed), 12-13 May
  • Westbound link to SH20 southbound (Waterview southbound tunnel closed), 12-13 May
  • Great North Road eastbound on-ramp, 12 May


  • Eastbound lanes between Albany Highway off-ramp and Paul Mathews Drive, 12 May
  • Albany Highway eastbound on-ramp, 12 May
  • Hobsonville Road westbound off-ramp, 10 May


  • Northbound lanes between Maioro Street and SH16 (Waterview northbound tunnel closed), 10-11 May
  • Maioro Street northbound on-ramp, 10-11 May
  • Queenstown Road southbound on-ramp, 9 May
  • Southbound lanes between Hillsborough Road off-ramp and Neilson Street on-ramp, 9 May (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Hillsborough Road southbound on-ramp, 9 & 11 May
  • Walmsley Road southbound on-ramp, 13 May
  • Northbound lanes between Massey Road off-ramp and Walmsley Road on-ramp, 9 May (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Massey Road northbound on-ramp, 9 May
  • Northbound lanes between Cavendish Drive off-ramp and Massey Road on-ramp, 13 May (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Cavendish Drive northbound on-ramp, 13 May
  • Puhinui Road northbound on-ramp, 10-13 May
  • Northbound Service link between Roscommon Road and Puhinui Road, 9 May


  • None planned


  • None planned


  • None planned


  • Golf Road westbound off-ramp, 13 May
  • SH2 westbound to SH1 southbound link, 10-11 May (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)


Please follow the signposted detours. Waka Kotahi thanks you for your co-operation during these essential improvements and maintenance.

Check for the most current overnight closure information before you leave: link)

Auckland roads and public transport: link)