The NZ Transport Agency is making good progress on a large slip on State Highway 4, Whanganui to Raetihi route, however access has only been restored for light vehicles up to the Fields track intersection. From Fields track to Raetihi, the road is closed other than for local property access.
The NZ Transport Agency is urging drivers to consider delaying journeys south of Christchurch or north of Dunedin today, with significant flooding on SH1 and local roads in South Canterbury and along SH1 Coastal Otago from Timaru to Dunedin.
he NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 28 July 2017. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
The NZ Transport Agency is reminding drivers to slow down and take extra care on South Island roads today with heavy overnight and morning rain causing surface flooding throughout Tasman, Marlborough, Kaikoura coast, and mid and south Canterbury.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising people travelling in the Thames-Coromandel area to check the website or ring 0800 44 44 49 before leaving for their journeys as heavy down pours and high winds are expected.
Earlier in June and July, the NZ Transport Agency invited members of the public to have their say on short to medium term road improvements to High Street, Motueka, in Tasman District, to make it safer for everyone and improve traffic flows.
The NZ Transport Agency reminds drivers that heavy rain is forecast for the South Island’s east coast in the next two days. As well as the forecast heavy rain and gales in some places, potholes from the recent snow and rain mean drivers need to take extra care and build in time for long journeys.