Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises that State Highway 30 between Atiamuri and Whakamaru will remain closed at Ongaroto Bluffs until at least 5pm on Thursday 1 October, while a number of large rocks are removed from the cliff face.
With snow falling overnight and into this morning in many southern and central parts of the South Island, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises all drivers to avoid unnecessary journeys and check highways before setting off.
With snow falling heavily over parts of the southern and central South Island, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency’s highway teams ask everyone to stay off the highways and roads unless they are well prepared for the conditions and poor visibility.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises State Highway 30 Ongaroto Road will be closed during the day from today until 8 October (with the exception of Sunday 4 October) at Ongaroto Bluffs while the cliff face is inspected and assessed.
Earlier today, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advised the opening of the new temporary signalised intersection at Te Maunga, which had been scheduled for today (Sunday 27 September), had been delayed temporarily.
A new temporary signalised intersection at the Te Maunga junction of State Highway 2 and State Highway 29A was scheduled to be operational from this morning (Sunday 27 September). Due to unforeseen circumstances the opening of the new intersection has been delayed temporarily.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 2 October 2020. Please note this traffic bulletin is updated every Friday.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency will be closing a 30 km stretch of SH6 south of Nelson for up to two weeks from Monday, 5 October to just before Saturday, 17 October (Election day). The highway will be reopened by Election Day.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises multiple worksites will be in place along State Highway 30/Te Ngae Road, between Sala Street and Iles Road, in Rotorua next week, as part of the Eastern Corridor Stage One project.