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Auckland overnight motorway closures 8–14 March 2020


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, 13 March 2020. Please note this traffic bulletin is updated every Friday.

Check daily updated closure information: click here(external link).

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


  • Orewa southbound off-ramp, 8–12 March
  • Oteha Valley Road northbound on-ramp, 11 March
  • Oteha Valley Road southbound on-ramp, 8–9 March
  • Northcote northbound off-ramp, 9–10 March
  • Northcote southbound on-ramp, 9–10 March
  • Southbound lanes between Esmonde Road off-ramp and Onewa Road on-ramp, 10 March (approx.  10:30pm to 5:00am)
  • Esmonde Road southbound on-ramp, 10 March
  • Onewa Road northbound off-ramp, 8–12 March


  • Southbound lanes between Fanshawe Street off-ramp and Grafton Road on-ramp, 8 March (approx. 10:30pm to 5:00am)
  • Nelson Street northbound off-ramp, 11 March (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Hobson Street southbound on-ramp, 8 March
  • Symonds Street southbound on-ramp, 8 & 10–11 March
  • SH16 eastbound to SH1 southbound link, 8 March (approx. 9:30pm to 5:00am)


  • Khyber Pass Road northbound off-ramp, 6–7 March (approx. 11:00pm to 9:00am)
  • Khyber Pass Road northbound off-ramp, 8–12 March (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Gillies Avenue northbound on-ramp, 11 March (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Mt Wellington Highway northbound off-ramp, 10 March
  • Princes Street northbound off-ramp, 11–12 March
  • Southbound lanes between Takanini off-ramp and Papakura on-ramp, 8–12 March (approx.10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Takanini southbound on-ramp, 8–12 March (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Northbound lanes between Papakura off-ramp and Takanini on-ramp, 8–12 March
  • Papakura northbound (diamond) on-ramp, 8–12 March
  • Papakura northbound (loop) on-ramp, 8–12 March
  • Ramarama southbound on-ramp, 11 March
  • Bombay southbound off-ramp, 12 March


  • Southbound lanes between Brigham Creek Road roundabout off-ramp and Lincoln Road on-ramp, 8–9 March
  • Royal Road southbound on-ramp, 8–9 March
  • Hobsonville Road southbound on-ramp, 8–9 March
  • Hobsonville Road northbound on-ramp, 12 March
  • Northbound lanes between Lincoln Road off-ramp and Brigham Creek roundabout, 9 March
  • Lincoln Road northbound on-ramp, 9 March
  • Patiki Road northbound on-ramp, 8 March
  • Northbound lanes between Rosebank Road off-ramp and Te Atatu Road on-ramp, 8 March (approx. 10:00pm to 5:00am)
  • Rosebank Road northbound off-ramp, 9 March
  • Great North Road northbound on-ramp, 9 March


  • Westbound lanes between SH18 westbound to SH16 eastbound link off-ramp and on-ramp, 8–9 March
  • SH16 westbound to SH18 eastbound link, 12 March
  • Westbound lanes between Greenhithe Road off-ramp and Tauhinu Road on-ramp, 10 March (approx. 9:30pm to 5:00am)
  • Brigham Creek Road westbound on-ramp, 9 March


  • Northbound lanes between Maioro Street off-ramp and SH16 (Waterview northbound tunnel closed), 9 March
  • Maioro Street northbound on-ramp, 9 March
  • Southbound lanes between Puhinui Road off-ramp and Lambie Drive on-ramp, 8 March (approx. 10:30pm to 5:00am)
  • Puhinui Road southbound on-ramp, 8 March
  • Cavendish Drive southbound on-ramp, 8 March


  • None planned


  • None planned


  • None planned


  • SH2 westbound to SH1 northbound link, 9 March 

Please follow the signposted detours. The Transport Agency thanks you for your co-operation during these  essential improvements and maintenance.

To check for the most current overnight closure information please visit link) before you leave.

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