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, 23 February 2018. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
*STOP PRESS, 3.30 pm update : Highway estimated to reopen at 4.30 pm today.
Kaikoura’s State Highway 1 south of the town, Peketa to Goose Bay, closed around 9 am today after a hiab (truck with a lift/crane attached to the deck) hit the left corner of the Parititahi Tunnel portal, damaging the entrance.
NZ Transport Agency staff and contractors have confirmed that the scale of the work needed to reinstate the footpath and seawall on Nelson’s Rocks Road is not as extensive as originally thought after the 1 February storm and king tides.