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Lower North Island/Upper South Island - planned state highway roadworks 

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The details below outline the main planned state highway roadworks occurring in the greater Wellington region and the top of the South Island over the coming week (15 January 2023).

Further details about regional state highway conditions and roadworks are also published on our website:

NOTE: Roadworks are dependent on weather and other factors. If bad weather should strike, work will be postponed to the next suitable night in the works programme.

Wellington, Porirua, Kāpiti, Hutt

State Highway 1

SH1 Peka Peka northbound ONRAMP and one lane CLOSED

  • Tuesday, 17 January and Wednesday, 18 January, day/night for resurfacing
  • For northbound access to the expressway detour via the old state highway to the Ōtaki northbound onramp.

SH1 Wellington, Cobham Drive

  • Monday, 16 January, during the day, 9 am-3 pm
  • One lane closed each direction for project work.

SH1 Wellington, Vivian Street

  • Monday, 16 January, 7 pm-5.30 am
  • Southbound one lane closed for digital sign maintenance.

SH1 Peka Peka

  • Thursday, 19 January, and Friday, 20 January, during the day, 8.30 am-4 pm
  • Southbound one lane closed for resurfacing

SH1 Kilbirnie, Wellington Road

  • Wednesday, 18 January, 7 pm-5 am
  • Stop/go traffic control for fire hydrants maintenance.

SH1 Transmission Gully  

  • Monday 16 January, 11.30 am to 1.30 pm.
  • There will be lane closures in both directions for planned works to repair flexible road safety barriers in multiple locations along Transmission Gully.

SH1 Transmission Gully/SH59, Paekākāriki interchange

  • Tuesday 17 to Thursday 19 January, 7 pm-5.30 am.
  • Stop/go traffic management in place at the Paekākāriki on and off ramps for Transmission Gully, for overnight watermain works.

State Highway 59

SH59 Linden, north of Transmission Gully Motorway interchange

  • Wednesday, 18 January, 7 am-3 pm
  • Northbound one lane closed for bridge works
  • Expect occasional daytime northbound one lane closures for the next three months.

SH59 Pukerua Bay

  • Starting Monday 9 January 2023 to mid-February, day/night
  • Stop/go traffic control fulltime for hillside stabilisation works.

SH59 North of Paekākāriki

  • Tuesday to Thursday nights, 7 pm-5.30 am
  • Stop/go traffic control for watermain works.

State Highway 58

SH58 Haywards Hill Road

  • Sunday to Thursday nights, 7 pm-5 am
  • Stop/go traffic control for project works.

SH58 Haywards Hill to Pauatahanui

  • Monday to Friday during the day, 9 am-3 pm
  • Stop/go traffic control for project works.

State Highway 2

Remutaka Hill CLOSED, 1 night

  • Wednesday, 18 January, 9 pm-4 am
  • Closed for essential maintenance.

Ngauranga northbound onramp to State Highway 2 

  • Sunday 15 January, 7 pm-5.30 am
  • Northbound onramp one lane closed for slip clearing.

Upper Hutt, north of Topaz Street

  • Thursday, 19 January, 7 pm-5.30 am
  • Stop/go traffic control for road repairs with water-cutting machine.

Kaitoke, near Pakuratahi River Bridge

  • Tuesday, 17 Janurary, 7 pm-5.30 am
  • Stop/go traffic control for road repairs with water-cutting machine.

Wairarapa state highways

State Highway 2

Remutaka Hill CLOSED, one night

  • Wednesday, 18 January, 9 pm-4 am
  • Closed for essential maintenance.

Between Carterton and Masterton

  • Northbound and southbound passing lanes closed day/night for safety improvement project works.

Featherston near Moore Street

  • Thursday, 19 January, 7 pm-5.30 am
  • Stop/go traffic control for sign installation.

Between Carterton and Masterton

  • Sunday to Thursday nights, 7 pm-6 am
  • Stop/go traffic control for safety improvements project works.

State Highway 53

Featherston, Revans Street, between Donald Street and Boundary Road

  • Monday, 16 January 7 pm-5.30 am
  • Stop/go traffic control for road repairs with water-cutting machine.

Marlborough state highways

State Highway 1

SH1 – nearest location Seddon

  • Monday, 16 – Tuesday, 17 January
  • Reseal works
  • Stop/go traffic control.

SH1 – nearest location Picton Elevation & Koromiko

  • Thursday, 19 January
  • Reseal works
  • Stop/go traffic control.

SH1 – nearest location Tuamarina

  • Friday, 20th January
  • Reseal works
  • Stop/go traffic control.

SH1 – nearest location Ward

  • Tuesday, 17 January
  • Pre-seal works
  • Stop/go traffic control.

SH1 – nearest location Koromiko

  • Wednesday, 18 January
  • Wipe Road Barrier repairs
  • Stop/go traffic control.

SH1 – nearest location Wharanui

  • Thursday, 19 January
  • Wipe Road Barrier repairs
  • Stop/go traffic control.

State Highway 6

SH6 – nearest location Havelock

  • Wednesday, 18th January
  • Reseal works
  • Stop/go traffic control.

SH6 – location Renwick

  • Monday, 16 January to Friday 20 January 2023 & Sunday 22 January
  • Reseal works
  • Stop/go traffic control.

SH6 – nearest location Rai Valley

  • Monday, 16 January to Friday 20 January
  • Pre-seal/Drainage works
  • Stop/go traffic control.

State Highway 62

SH62 – nearest location Spring Creek

  • Wednesday, 18 January 2023
  • Wipe Road Barrier repairs
  • Stop/go traffic control.

Nelson/Tasman state highways

State Highway 6 

SH6 Waller Street, Murchison

  • Maintenance and monitoring of reseal works
  • Potential for loose chip and temporary speed limits.

State Highway 60

SH60 Bird’s Hill, Golden Bay

  • Open to two lanes, 50km speed restriction
  • From 17 January, 30km speed restriction, single lane managed via traffic lights.

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