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Last updated 21 May 2018

Planned closures on SH1 south of Kaikōura

State Highway 1 (SH1) between Peketa and the SH1/Leader Road intersection (north of Cheviot) will close at 10pm on Monday 28 May and reopen at 6.30am on Tuesday 29 May to remove 16 shipping containers near Parititahi Tunnels.

During this time access to and from Kaikōura from the South will be via Inland Road (Route 70), this road is open 24/7.

NOTE: Further night closures in the south are planned in June to move more containers and concrete blocks. Closure dates will be publicised as soon as they are confirmed to give as much notice as possible to drivers and the community.