The NZ Transport Agency says it’s coordinating with forest owners, police and the Far North District Council to allow escorted convoys for essential travel on a forest track bypassing the washout that’s closed State Highway 1 north of Kaitaia.
The Takaka Hill Road into Golden Bay sustained one main slip overnight and there is silt and debris across sections of the road. Crews need to sweep the silt and away and wash the road to make it safe to drive on, and a digger is making its way up the hill to clear the slip.
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, 30th March 2018. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
The Auckland Motorway Alliance (AMA) has won New Zealand’s premier road safety award with a simple but effective modification of traffic signals to stop motorists driving the wrong way on to Auckland motorways.
The NZ Transport Agency will be temporarily closing the Waiho Bridge over four weeks at night from 25 March (this Sunday night). The four weeks of night-time closures will run from Sunday to Friday each week, 25 March to 20 April, 10 pm to 6 am.