The NZ Transport Agency is closing State Highway 6 at Meybille Bay north of Punakaiki next week, from Thursday morning to Friday afternoon, 7-8 September, for geotechnical investigations. “We are working towards a more permanent solution for the slip site at Meybille Bay,” says Transport Agency Journey Manager Lee Wright.
A traffic signal is being installed at Christchurch’s Halswell Junction Road/Springs Road roundabout this month to reduce congestion and improve safety during the morning commuter peak. The signal will be operational by the end of September.
The 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, 1 September 2017. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
Upcoming planned closures between Peketa and Goose Bay, south of Kaikoura, on State Highway 1, will enable essential work to be completed on the unstable slopes above the road, says Colin Knaggs, Project Delivery Manager for the North Canterbury Transport Infrastructure Recovery (NCTIR) alliance.
Motorists are being advised to allow extra time for their journeys over State Highway 58 this weekend, or consider taking alternative routes, as work starts (weather permitting) on the tie-in between the existing road and the new Haywards Interchange.
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists that the State Highway 20 (SH20) Queenstown Road Southbound On Ramp and Neilson Street Southbound Off Ramp will closed tonight, Tuesday 22 August 2017, for urgent repairs to damaged guardrails.