Current Road Works and Closures

Monday 17 July 2017

This page lists current and planned road works and infrastructure maintenance and is updated weekly. Please note that the list is indicative only, as weather and unforeseen emergency events may affect roads at short notice.

Planned Roadworks and Closures

Queen Street Upgrade

Wangapeka River Road - Dart River Ford

The Dart River ford is a concrete ford that water will flow over at all times. Due care needs to be taken when assessing to cross or not. Trampers need to allow an extra day in case the river is high as there is no other available crossing.

Graham Valley South Branch Road

The road is currently open but can be closed at any time without notice due to slips.  Please contact DOC's Motueka Office to check conditions.

Current Roading and Infrastructure Works

Road Name



Expected Start Date

Estimated Completion Date

Golden Bay

Freeman Access, Abel Tasman Drive, Pakawau Bush Road, Pupu Valley Road Various Underslip work 17 July 21 July



Riwaka-Kaiteriteri Main Road

Read more about the Kaiteriteri Sewer Pipe Project

  Sewer pipe replacement In progress 25 October


No works planned        






Pigeon Valley Various Grading 17 July  21 July
Bryant Road Footpath Dig out and pour 17 July 21 July

Tapawera and Dovedale


Dovedale, Brandy Creek. Eden Valley Road, Cozens Road

Various  Grading  17 July  21 July 



No works planned




Urban and rural local roads

Various Spraying 17 July 21 July

Please note many of these activities are weather dependent.

NZTA Nelson, Malborough and Tasman Maintenance Programme

There are a number of other roadworks happening on the State Highway network across the Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions.

For further information on the locations and type of works taking place, visit the NZTA website.

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