Sprucing up State Highway 6 in Nelson – night works planned for State Highway 6 Gladstone Road - update 4 May


Update 4 May:

Because of bad weather, planned works for this week have been postponed. We will update the revised work dates once they are rescheduled.

Update 28 April:

Due to weather delays the timeframe for completing these works has been extended until 6 May.

Contractors will make every effort to complete the resurfacing this week. However, this will be weather dependent.

Waka Kotahi wants to thank residents and road users for their patience and understanding.

11 April, 10.46am

Residents and regular users on State Highway 6, Gladstone Road, in Nelson need to be ready for roadworks beginning Sunday, 16 April.

Contractors will be resurfacing the road at night between 16 April and 30 April. The works will be carried out between 7pm and 7am. There will be no work done on the night of 24 April because of the ANZAC Day Holiday.

The resurfacing works are due to be completed by 7am, Sunday 30 April. Contractors will do their best to meet this schedule. However, weather, and unforeseen circumstances could create delays.

Temporary speed restrictions and traffic management will be in place while the work is done. Entry to and exit from King Street onto State Highway 6, Gladstone Road, will be restricted with detours in place during working hours.

The resurfacing works have been timed to happen at night to create as little disruption for road users as possible. It is also important the route be available for peak commuting traffic during the day.

It is estimated the roadworks will add about five minutes to travel times through the area. Waka Kotahi wants to thank affected residents and drivers for their patience and cooperation while this work is completed. This is important work and essential for maintaining the resilience of State Highway 6.

Works description:

  • 7pm to 7am, Sunday 16 April to Sunday 30 April
  • SH6 Gladstone Road from Jubilee Park’s southern entrance to the SH60/Three Brothers corner Roundabout
  • Temporary speed restrictions and traffic management will be in place. Please follow the directions of traffic management staff on site and follow posted speed limits.