As the response to the widespread impact of Cyclone Gabrielle continues, road renewals and project activity has been able to re-commence, in part thanks to a run of warm sunny weather gracing the Waikato and Bay of Plenty region.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday 3 March 2023. Please note this Traffic Bulletin is updated every Friday.
Drivers are advised to delay their journeys from Waipara or the West Coast/ Nelson through the Lewis Pass this morning following a serious crash south of the turnoff to Hanmer Springs. The Police Serious Crash Unit is attending.
As the North Island recovers from the emergency weather impacts, Waka Kotahi is asking road users to be careful, with a period of rain forecast for the eastern regions of the North Island over the next few days.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has opted for a left-turn in only to improve safety at the Mutton Town Road/Clyde-Alexandra Road SH8 intersection, rather than the full closure proposed and consulted on last year.