Traffic notices | Ngā pānui rori - for Sunday 14 April to Saturday 20 April 2024

Traffic notices provide a brief overview of upcoming temporary night closures and road layout changes.

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All closures are subject to change depending on weather and ground conditions. Full and/or partial (single lane) road closures have been scheduled as follows:

SH1 Southern Motorway - southbound

  • Sunday 14 April - Tuesday 16 April: All southbound motorway lanes will be closed between Takanini Interchange and Papakura Interchange from 9pm at night to 5am the following morning. A southbound detour will be in place between the two interchanges.
  • Wednesday 17 April: If required for contingency purposes, all southbound motorway lanes will be closed between Takanini Interchange and Papakura Interchange from 9pm at night to 5am the following morning. Should this occur, a southbound detour will be in place between the two interchanges.
  • Thursday 18 April: All southbound motorway lanes will be closed between Takanini Interchange and Drury Interchange from 9pm at night to 5am the following morning. A southbound detour will be in place between these interchanges along Great South Road.

SH1 Southern Motorway - northbound

  • Sunday 14 April - Tuesday 16 April and Thursday 18 April: All northbound motorway lanes will be closed between Drury Interchange and Takanini Interchange from 9pm at night to 5am the following morning. A northbound detour will be in place between these interchanges along Great South Road.
  • Wednesday 17 April: All northbound motorway lanes will be closed between Papakura Interchange and Takanini Interchange from 9pm at night to 5am the following morning. A northbound detour will be in place between the two interchanges along Beach Road and Great South Road.
  • Wednesday 17 April: If required for contingency purposesall northbound motorway lanes will also be closed between Drury Interchange and Papakura Interchange from 9pm at night to 5am the following morning. Should this occur, a northbound detour will be in place between Drury and Takanini interchanges along Great South Road due to northbound motorway closure between Papakura and Takanini interchanges.

Beach Road, Papakura

  • Sunday 14 April - Thursday 18 April*: A single westbound lane (the left-hand lane) will be closed between Chichester Drive and the motorway over-bridge from 9pm at night to 5am the following morning. A single westbound lane will remain open to traffic.
  • *Wednesday 17 April: If required for contingency purposes, all westbound lanes will be closed between Chichester Drive and the motorway over-bridge from 9pm at night to 5am the following morning. Should this occur, a detour towards Karaka via Beach Road, Great South Road to Drury and SH1 northbound (to exit at Papakura northbound off-ramp) will be in place.

Flanagan Road, Drury

  • Sunday 14 April - Saturday 20 April: A single lane will be open between Flanagans Bridge and 228 Flanagan Road for affected landowners only. 

Motorists are advised to take extra care and follow the posted detour route/s.

For information on other overnight motorway closures on the Auckland network unrelated to this project, visit the Auckland System Management page.

Auckland System Management(external link)

Detour maps

Papakura northbound off-ramp closure detours

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Drury to Papakura northbound detour

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Papakura to Drury southbound detour

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Papakura to Takanini northbound detour

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Takanini to Papakura southbound detour

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Ramarama to Drury northbound detour

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