The railway crossing on State Highway 79 at Rangitata, South Canterbury, will be temporarily closed, with detours in place, over the last weekend of this month (30 March – 1 April) for safety improvements.
Congestion is easing across the Auckland motorway network after a very busy afternoon on the southwestern motorways around Auckland Airport. Traffic within the airport itself remains busy, but is slowly easing.
State Highway 20 northbound has been closed at the Neilson Street offramp after a serious crash involving 4 vehicles near Queenstown Road. The crash is adding to significant congestion on the transport network.