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Closure of SH16 Grafton Gully tonight


The NZ Transport Agency wishes to advise motorist that parts of SH16 in Grafton Gully will be closed tonight, Wednesday 1 September, for urgent repair work.

Some lanes of SH16 heading to the Southern, Northwestern and Northern motorways will be closed from 7.30pm until 5am to repair a damaged stormwater drain near the Newton Bridge.

To carry out this work the following motorway links and ramps will be closed:

* SH16 westbound from Stanley Street to Newton Road (including link to SH1 north)

* Wellesley Street eastbound on-ramp

* SH1 northbound to SH16 westbound link

Detours will be in place and motorists are asked to follow the signposted routes.