People who use the road between Cromwell and Queenstown, State Highway 6, will notice roadworks near the Crown Range turnoff starting early January and running through to March. The road is commonly called the Gibbston highway.
The holidays are nearly here, but we know that many of our friends in the news gathering business will be at work while the rest of us are at the beach, so the NZ Transport Agency’s media team will be on call to help during the 2018/19 Christmas/New Year break.
Motorists planning to include Waitangi Day on Tuesday as part of a longer weekend holiday need to plan ahead to avoid congestion on the main routes north, allow extra time for your journey and drive safely.
Due to slips and rockfall from the current flooding, the NZ Transport Agency closed State Highway 25, Thames to Manaia just after 10 am today. This is the west side of the Coromandel Peninsula and all available roads to the Coromandel will be busy in the current conditions.
The townships of Pukenui and Houhora in the Far North District will have lower speed limits in place before Christmas as part of the NZ Transport Agency’s commitment on behalf of the Government to making roads and roadsides safer.
The communities of Pūhoi and Kaukapakapa will have lower speed limits in place for Christmas as part of the NZ Transport Agency’s commitment on behalf of the Government to making roads and roadsides safer.
In advance of the reopening of State Highway 1 north of Kaikōura tomorrow the NZ Transport Agency is urging people to be aware of the night time closure hours which will apply to two sections of road just north and south of Kaikōura.
The NZ Transport Agency advises people who normally use State Highway 6 across the Pelorus Bridge in Marlborough that next Thursday night, 14 December, the bridge will be closed. The approaches to the bridge require maintenance repairs so the highway will be closed from 9 pm through to 5 am at the bridge.