Weather permitting, the NZ Transport Agency says all lanes on the upgraded Southwestern Motorway [SH20] between Walmsley Road and Queenstown Road will be open and fully functioning from 5am tomorrow [Wednesday 1 September].
While there were two fewer road deaths on West Coast roads in 2009 compared to the previous year the number of serious injury crashes increased by almost a third according to the latest NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) crash figures for the West Coast Region.
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 8pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday 3 September.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) advises motorists heading north on State Highway 2 that one lane in the vicinity of Horokiwi will be closed for four nights from Sunday 29 August to Wednesday 1 September.