Current Road Works and Closures

Monday 11 September 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

SH60 Various Spraying 11 September 15 September
Rameka Road, Freeman Access Road Various Metalling 11 September 15 September
Te Hapu Road & Dry Road Various Slip clearing 11 September 15 September
Collingwood-Puponga Road Various Flanking 11 September 15 September
Long Plain Road Various Culvert work & water table clearing 11 September 15 September



Riwaka-Kaiteriteri Main Road

Read more about the Kaiteriteri Sewer Pipe Project

  Sewer pipe replacement In progress 25 October

Mapua urban areas

Various AC levelling 11 September 15 September


Win Place   Topsoil 11 September 15 September 
Waverley Street   Re-sealing 11 September 15 September
Churchill Street, Kihilla Road   Pre-seal repairs 11 September 15 September
Eversley Terrace, Weka Road   Dig outs 11 September 15 September






Newman Avenue Footpath Complete concrete work and top soil 4 September 8 September

Tapawera and Dovedale


Upper Stanley Brook, Sunday Creek, Hinetai Road, Phillips Road, Tapawera-Baton Road, Clarke Road and Glenrae Road

Various Grading 4 September 8 September



No works planned




No works planned


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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