Plan ahead as crews continue work on SH1 safety improvements between Levin and Foxton


A stretch of State Highway 1, at the southern entrance to Foxton, will be under stop/go traffic management between Sunday 3 March and Tuesday 5 March as crews make progress on the Levin to Foxton safety improvements project.

The work will take place each night between 6pm and 6am.

During the day, the site will be open to two lanes of traffic. At all times, the temporary speed limit of 30 km/h, which is already in place, will apply.

Please keep to the temporary speed limit to keep workers and other road users safe, and plan for a potential delay through the site.

State Highway 1 safety improvements

Crews currently working on the turnaround facility at the southern entry to Foxton are making good progress and expect to have the facility open for use towards the middle of the year.

The facility is designed to provide a safe place for road users to turn around once the flexible median barrier has been installed in the area.

A date for installation of the flexible median barrier is to be confirmed. We will provide more information on this, including what traffic management will be in place once this is available.

New turning facilities, flexible median and side barrier installation and a new roundabout will feature as part of the project.

As different stages of the project get underway, NZ Transport Agency Waka Kotahi will keep road users up to date with changes to traffic management, through traffic bulletins and on our Journey Planner.