Work to repair damage from Cyclone Gita on State Highway 60, Tākaka Hill between Riwaka and Tākaka.
3 Sep 2020
Tākaka Hill road 1-night closure
Tākaka Hill road will be CLOSED overnight to all traffic, between Riwaka and Upper Tākaka, from 9pm Sunday 6 September to 5am Monday 7 September, for emergency barrier repair works.
This essential work is being carried out to ensure the safety of road users and the crew who are working beneath the damaged section of guardrail at Site 11.
In the event of bad weather, this work will be carried out the following night, Monday 7 September, from 9pm–5am.
We encourage people to avoid using the road during this 1-night closure, but it will be open for essential travel at 1.30am (Tākaka to Nelson) and 1.45am (Nelson to Tākaka).
Emergency services will be able to use the road at all times.
Thank you for your patience as we work to get your road back up and running.
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