The NZ Transport Agency is advising that road works that were planned for the New Plymouth side of State Highway 3 leading to Mount Messenger on Tuesday 21 March have had to be postponed due to a forecast of more rain.
NZ Transport Agency crews are working at night this week on the Big Wainihinihi Bridge, between Jacksons and Kumara. Work starts tonight at 10pm with the bridge closed to 4am. The night closures run through to Friday morning 4am. Emergency vehicles will be allowed through.
State Highway 1, south of Kaikoura, will be closed to all traffic for eight days from 8pm on Sunday, 26 March to 7am on Tuesday 4 April to enable emergency slip face stabilisation work to be carried out.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising Kawarau Falls Bridge users, especially shift workers, that night work from Sunday, 26 March will mean the bridge is only open to traffic on the hour for 10 minutes, between 11pm and 6am.