People who need to get across the Taramakau road-rail bridge this Sunday night, 17 April, are advised to do so before 6 pm when resurfacing work begins. Work will run all night long, with openings on each hour, so long as the weather remains dry.
The NZ Transport Agency advises Lyttelton people and anyone coming into or going out of Lyttelton via the tunnel to expect short delays Thursday night, 7 April after 8 pm, due to essential tunnel maintenance.
Traffic will be heavy on highways out of Christchurch this Easter as people head off for the four-day break. The NZ Transport Agency is asking drivers to plan ahead to avoid delays and enjoy a safe trip.