Skip to content

Important notice

The building where our contact centre is based was evacuated on 13 June. Our contact centre and emails are up and running again, but please be patient as we have limited support available. If you’re waiting for an application, please have a look at our current processing times.

Access keys for

  • h Home
  • m Menu
  • 0 Show list of access keys
  • 2 Skip to content
  • 3 Skip to top

Overnight Motorway Closures


The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 19 July.

Northern Motorway (SH1)

- Tristram Avenue southbound on ramp 18 July

- Esmonde Road southbound on ramp 15 July

- Southbound lanes between Esmonde Road off ramp and Onewa Road on ramp 15 July (approx 10:30p.m. to 5:00a.m.)

Central Motorway Junction (SH1 & SH16)

- SH1 northbound to SH16 westbound link 16 - 18 July

Southern Motorway (SH1)

- Khyber Pass Road southbound on ramp 17 July

- Gillies Avenue southbound off ramp 17 July

- Greenlane northbound off ramp 18 July

- Northbound lanes between Takanini off ramp and Manukau 16 - 18 July (approx 10:00p.m. to 5:00a.m.)

- Takanini northbound on ramp 16 - 18 July

- Takanini southbound off ramp 14 July

- Takanini southbound on ramp 14 July

- Papakura northbound (diamond) on ramp 14 - 15 July

Northwestern Motorway (SH16)

- Newton Road westbound on ramp 16 - 18 July (approx 10:00p.m. to 5:00a.m.)

- Great North Road eastbound off ramp 17 July

- Great North Road westbound off ramp 14 - 18 July

- Great North Road westbound on ramp 14 - 16 & 18 July

- Te Atatu Road westbound on ramp 14 & 16 - 18 July

- Westbound lanes between Te Atatu Road off ramp and Lincoln Road on ramp 14 & 16 - 18 July

- Lincoln Road eastbound on ramp 14 - 18 July

- Eastbound lanes between Lincoln Road off ramp and Te Atatu Road on ramp 14 - 18 July

Upper Harbour Highway (SH18)

- Eastbound lanes between Albany Highway off ramp and Paul Mathews Drive 15 July (approx 8:00p.m. to 5:00a.m.)

- Westbound lanes between Greenhithe Road off ramp and Tauhinu Road on ramp 16 July (approx 8:00p.m. to 5:00a.m.)

- Squadron Drive eastbound on ramp 16 July (approx 8:00p.m. to 5:00a.m.)

Southwestern Motorway (SH20)

- Neilson Street southbound off ramp 16 July

George Bolt Memorial Drive (SH20A)

- Southbound lanes between Montgomerie Road and New Ihumateo Road 14 July

Please follow the signposted detours. The NZTA thanks you for your co-operation during these essential improvements and maintenance.
For more information visit our website(external link) or call 09 5200 200.